Playing in Sydney, Australia, New Zealand Schools’ had a dominant 54-7 win over Fiji Schools’.
Winger Leicester Faingaanuku (Nelson College), was on the end of some solid team work to secure a hat trick of tries and also added a penalty and conversion to his personal tally.
A sound defensive effort laid the platform for the schools’ team, Naitoa Ah Kuoi (Wellington College) and captain Quinn Tupaea (Hamilton Boys’ High School) both dotted down twice, while Sam Cooper (St Paul’s Collegiate) and Abraham Pole (Otago Boys’ High School) also crossed for tries.
St Kentigern College’s Rivez Reihana added two conversions.
New Zealand Schools’ 54 (L Faingaanuku 3, N Ah Kuoi 2, Q Tupaea 2, S Cooper, A Pole tries, R Reihana 2 con, L Faingaanuku 1 pen, 1 con)
Fiji Schools’ 7
Half time 23-7
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