Otago has had its best representation for several years in national school teams.
Nelson College has claimed a spot in the National Top Four tournament in Palmerston North next week with a tense 28-26 win against Otago Boys' High School in Dunedin.
There is nothing wrong with brute force but Otago Boys' High School has been playing with more finesse this season.
The selection of four high school rugby players from Central Otago for this year's New Zealand Area School Barbarians line-up is a first for the region.
A Taieri College invitational rugby team is travelling to the other side of the world to face "unknown'' opposition.
The annual Sassenachs tournament, involving intermediate school sides from around Dunedin, took place yesterday.
Rugby has changed a lot during the years, but there has always been just one try line at each end of the field.
Otago Boys' High School put the foot down in the second half to win the Otago Premier Schools final at Littlebourne on Saturday.
Otago Boys’ High School has won the final of the Otago premier schools competition today, beating Kings High School 34-17.
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King's High School got over a poor start to rack up its first win over Southland Boys' High School in more than 20 years on Saturday to make the final of the Otago premier schools competition.
King's High School will play Otago Boys High School in the final of the Otago premier schools final next week.
King's High School won a close one over John McGlashan College in the Otago premier schools competition today.
It is usually a round ball on the artificial turf at Logan Park in Dunedin but the oval ball got a hit-out on the surface yesterday.
Some close games were played out in the Otago premier schools competition as the grade split into three sections on Saturday.
The final round of the Otago premier schools competition provided little in the way of surprises, and was a training run for a couple of sides.