18 schools in boycott
RUGBY: Eighteen schools have now signalled they will boycott playing rugby against Saint Kentigern College. Eight more schools from around the country have joined the 10 schools from Auckland who won’t play St Kents over claims of player poaching. Hamilton Boys, Palmerston North Boys’, Hastings Boys’, Rotorua Boys’ , New Plymouth Boys’, Gisborne Boys’, Napier Boys’ and Tauranga Boys’ are the schools involved. The eight schools compete in the mid-North Island Super Eight competition.