Fierce schools ri­valry

Bay of Plenty Times - - SPORT -

RUGBY: The New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Bar­bar­ians Schools teams have opened their 2018 cam­paigns with a win and a loss re­spec­tively. Play­ing in Bris­bane, New Zealand Schools had a dom­i­nant 54-0 win over Tonga Schools. Cross­ing for eight tries in to­tal, in­clud­ing a dou­ble to Gideon Wram­pling, Rivez Rei­hana was ac­cu­rate with the boot, knock­ing over five con­ver­sions be­fore hand­ing kick­ing du­ties over to Zarn Sul­li­van. The New Zealand Bar­bar­ians Schools team was beaten 21-20 late in the game by a tena­cious New Zealand Un­der 18 Maori team in Welling­ton.

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