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RUGBY: St Andrew’s College vs Grey High School

Grey High School triumphed in an exciting rugby match against St Andrew’s College on Saturday, winning across various age groups. Despite Grey’s dominance, St Andrew’s College demonstrated resilience, particularly in the closely contested 1st XV match, which ended 28-29 in Grey’s favour.

Hosted by St Andrew’s College, the match promised excitement and delivered, with Grey High School outperforming in the U14 age group and the B and C teams. However, St Andrew’s showed determination, notably the U15A team, which made a significant improvement from the previous year.

In the 1st Team Match, Grey initially took a 14-0 lead through their strong forward play. College struggled to score but managed to reduce the gap to 7-14 by halftime with a try from Will Stern, converted by Ali de Kock. The second half saw St Andrew’s College mount a spirited comeback, highlighted by Aza Nonxuba’s impressive try. Despite their efforts, Grey capitalized on penalties and St Andrew’s mistakes, ultimately securing a narrow victory.

The match featured contrasting playing styles, with Grey focusing on forward dominance and St Andrew’s College adopting a more expansive approach. The event, part of a reunion weekend, was deemed a success, with gratitude extended to all participants and support staff. The clash showcased the talent, grit, and determination of both teams, providing an enthralling spectacle for spectators.

1st XV: 28 – 29
2nd XV: 19 – 20
3rd XV: 19 – 31
4th XV: 7 – 22
5th XV: 0 – 38
U16A: 6 – 13
U16B: 8 – 58
U16C: 5 – 60
U15A: 14 – 35
U15B: 0 – 35
U15C: 0 – 65
U14A: 0 – 65
U14B: 0 – 69
U14C: 5 – 75

Mr Jonny Mallett