Nelson College draw, Waimea Combined win in secondary school rugby


Nelson College their chances to knock over Christchurch Boys’High School but had to settle for a 6-all draw in their Crusaders Secondary School rugby match at Trafalgar Park today.

In a game where points were pivotal, the hosts missed two kicks at goal and then strangely turned down a kickable chance with eight minutes to go in favour of a scrum that struggled to gain parity all game.

Waimea Combined survived a second half fight-back from Ashburton College in Ashburton to eventually prevail 27-21.

Waimea Combined lead 19-0 at the break before the home team made a game of it in the second half