Half of this year's Tasman Titans' squad will be making their representative debuts. although coach Phil Bergman is confident he's selected on form.
Tasman Makos coach Kieran Keane hoped that some of his younger charges would heed important lessons in the wake of yesterday's 24-22 loss to Canterbury.
It's a familiar criticism for those not entirely on board with the whole concept of Commonwealth Games that as a major international sporting event, they've lost any real relevance.
SARAH DUNN - Nelson
Eleven children have come all the way from Hong Kong to learn about rugby at Henley School.
Nelson College have consolidated their prospects of hosting a home semifinal after Saturday's 13-7 Press Cup secondary schools rugby win over Timaru.