Australian schools continue winning form on NZ tour
rugby.com.au 29 Sep 2010
The Schoolboys will play a Test against Tongan Schools on Saturday before rounding out their tour with a highly-anticipated Test against New Zealand Schools on 6 October in Otago.
The Pat Langtry-coached Australians scored three-tries-to-one to extend their unbeaten streak to five matches this season.
King’s School flyhalf Ed Wylie had a perfect outing with the boot, nailing three conversions and two penalties for the match.
A try to Brisbane State High School winger Walter Petaia opened the scoring for the Australian Schoolboys before Marist College forward Tom Cusack crashed over in the corner to make it 12-0.
The visitors went to the break with a handy 17-0 lead and they carried their dominant form into the second half where a further try to Southport School winger Lindsay Crook sealed the match before a defensive lapse saw Waikato hit back in the final minutes with a try to No.8 Peke Manawati.
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS 27 (Walter Petaia, Tom Cusack, Lindsay Crook tries; Ed Wylie 3 con, 2 pen) bt WAIKATO HARLEQUINS UNDER 19s 7 (Peke Manawati try; Jesse Martin conversion) at St Paul’s Collegiate, Hamilton NZ
Saturday 2 Oct
Australian Schoolboys Test v Tongan Schools – Sacred Heart College, Auckland – 2.30 pm
Wednesday 6 Oct
Australian Schoolboys Test v New Zealand Schools - Littlebourne, Otago BHS - 11.45am
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