King's First XV too good for defending champs

King's High School showed its credentials at the Otago Premier Schools rugby competition, beating defending champions Otago Boys' High School today.


King's First XV won 28-16 after leading 17-16 at halftime in what was a bruising encounter at the Littlebourne ground in Dunedin.

Otago Boys' hosted the match but did not have much territory.

King's First XV players celebrate victory over Otago Boys' High School on Saturday. PHOTO: PETER...
King's First XV players celebrate victory over Otago Boys' High School on Saturday. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH

 

In other results, Dunstan High School won at home 22-21 over John McGlashan College, while Southland Boys High School won 57-3 over Mount Aspiring College in Invercargill.

In the championship section, Otago Boys' High School seconds beat St Kevin's College 28-12, while Wakatipu beat Combined co-ed schools 38-3 in Mosgiel.

Waitaki Boys' High School and South Otago drew 17-17.

King's led by just 17-16 at halftime. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH
King's led by just 17-16 at halftime. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH

Add a Comment

ev-and-hybrid-banner-updated_0.jpg

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Our journalists are your neighbours

We are the South's eyes and ears in crucial council meetings, at court hearings, on the sidelines of sporting events and on the frontline of breaking news.

As our region faces uncharted waters in the wake of a global pandemic, Otago Daily Times continues to bring you local stories that matter.

We employ local journalists and photographers to tell your stories, as other outlets cut local coverage in favour of stories told out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

You can help us continue to bring you local news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter