Rugby: OBHS returns to winning ways

Lock Simon Chittock was in top form and scored two tries when Otago Boys beat Kavanagh College 49-7 in the Highlanders First XV rugby competition today.

Halfback Kurt Hammer was also in top form and also scored two tries.

The bonus point win keeps Otago Boys in the hunt for a semi-finals berth after its surprise loss to Dunstan in the last round.

Kings remains at the top after its 13 try romp over St Kevin's. First five-eighth Giff Henry kicked nine conversions.

The upset of the day came when Verdon College beat Dunstan 7-5.

Results of other games were: Southland Boys 51, Waitaki Boys 0; Central Southland College 27, John McGlashan 22, Gore HS 44, South Otago HS 0.

The points table after six games is: Kings 32, Southland Boy's 31, Otago Boy's 28, Gore 25, Waitaki Boy's 14, John McGlashan 14, Verdon 14, Dunstan 12, Kavanagh College 9, Central Southland College 5, St Kevin's 4, South Otago 3.


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