Young fans flag their Highlanders support

Photo: Stephen Jaquiery
Photo: Stephen Jaquiery
Roommates at the John McGlashan College boarding school (from left) Will Hancox, of Owaka, Riley McRae, of Wanaka, and Brodie Ferguson, of Milton, (all 13) have covered their dormitory walls with 51 Highlanders flags, which they collected at the last home game.

The rugby fans and players themselves hunted high and low for the flags left behind by spectators at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

And they had bigger plans for the flags than just interior design. Will said they started making pillowcases out of the flags and selling them for 50c, to make money to buy noodles. But business had been slow.

"We have only sold one ... not enough to buy noodles". Brodie said it was a "work in progress" but was confident it would take off. 

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