Live: Christ's College v CBHS

05:15, May 27 2014
Christs' College vs Boys High breath testing
BREATH-TESTING: The crowd is tested for alcohol before being allowed into the Rugby Park grounds.
Christs' College vs Boys High cheering
BLIZZARD: While some cheer the action, others in the crowd try to hide from the freezing wind and sleet.
SLEET: Spectators brace themselves against the cold.
Boys' High students waiting in the sleet
SHIVERING: Boys' High pupils shiver at the annual Christ's College vs Christchurch Boys High School rugby game at Rugby Park.
GOTCHA: Boys' High's Callum King, left, tackles Christ's College's halfback Harry Peeters.
MAUL: The on-field action continues as the sleet blows through.
ZERO TOLERANCE: All attendees were breath-tested on the way into the park.
VICTORY: The Boys' High supporters had plenty to cheer about despite the bitter cold.

Christchurch Boys' High's dominance over Christ's College has continued with a 28-3 victory in the annual rugby interschool at Upper today.

Boys' High took a 14-3 lead into halftime and put the result beyond doubt when fullback Hayden Webber and centre Faletui Samuelu scored tries midway through the second half within the space of four minutes.

Christ's had their best chances in the 10 minutes before and after halftime, but were unable to pick up any points while camped down in Boys' High's 22.

Ben Hamilton breathalysed
ALL CLEAR: Ben Hamilton and his friends pass the breath test.
David Lowe
SUPPORTER: David Lowe is at the game to support his grandson.
Christ's College supporters
CHEERING: Strong crowd support for Christ's College.
High rise spectators
HIGH-RISE: Contractors have a bird's eye view of the battle.
George Perkins
ON THE BALL: George Perkins for Christ's College.
Robbie Wigley
ON THE RUN: Robbie Wigley for Christ's College.
Final score Christ's vs CBHS
DESPONDENT: Christ's supporters under the final score showing a resounding win to CBHS.
Robbie Wigley
HARD WORK: Robbie Wigley holds fast to the ball.
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VICTORIOUS: Christchurch Boy's High School supporters cheer on their team.
Graham Henry at CBHS-Christ's game
Sir Graham Henry watches the annual Christ's College 1st XV v Christchurch Boys' High School 1st XV match.

Boys' High's win means College have not win the annual interaction since 2000 when former All Black James Ryan was in their team.

Boys' High have now won all four of their Press Cup games to start 2014.



BIG CROWD: Spectators arrive at the Christ's College rugby ground for the annual rugby match between the Christ's and CBHS 1st XVs. Bryan Kerr, who played for CBHS in 1945, searches for a seat.
GRUDGE GAME: The no-alcohol policy is enforced again for the annual rugby clash between Christ's College and Christchurch Boys High at Christ's College.
BREATH TEST: The no-alcohol policy is enforced again for the annual rugby clash between Christ's College and Christchurch Boys High at Christ's College. No one escapes the breath test.
IN THE FAMILY: Max Craw aged 8 with grandad Ivan and dad Rob head in for the game.
HIGH SPIRITS: Christchurch Boys High students announce their arrival on "enemy" territory for the annual rugby clash with Christ's College.
HISTORIC MATCH: International cricketer Chris Cairns in the crowd as the match is about to begin.
COPYBOOK TACKLE: Harry Peeters brings down Miles Thoroughgood.
GRANDSTAND VIEW: Christ's College Boys find themselves a good vantage point.
CHEERS: Christ's College boys' support for their team never flagged despite the one-sided scoreboard.
TOUCHDOWN: Angus Blair scores his team's second try.
GOTCHA: CBHS's Fletcher Smith is grabbed by Christ's College's Matthew Henry.
IN THE LEAD: Kao Pirini leads his CBHS schoolmates in a half-time haka.
FACE-OFF: The rivalry between Christ's College and Christchurch Boys' High School in their annual rugby match is a proud tradition for both schools.

4pm: Full time. Sir Graham says he enjoyed himself. "It has always been a big fixture. There's a huge amount of tradition involved," he says.

"It was a disappointing game in some respects, because the skill levels were not quite up to scratch. I think the guys get nervous and a bit over-awed by the occasion sometimes."

3.47pm: Teachers and security staff start moving CBHS spectators out early, before the final whistle.

Boys' High School students arrive at the game.
Police officers breathalising visitors.
Vocal Boys' High supporters arrive.
Jarred Percival is tackled by Jack Wilson
CBHS Jarred Percival (21) carrying ball confronts Tim Murgatroyd (10), Jack Wilson (1) and Jack Ballantyne (14)
CBHS Logan Keys takes the ball in the line out.
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Full time. 25 -12 to Boys' High
Spectators enjoy the match.
Christ's College supporters are breath-tested before entering the match.

3.45pm: CBHS 28 - Christ's 3.

3.28pm: CBHS extends lead to 21-3 with another converted try.

3.20pm: North Canterbury man Michael Gould, 67, is in the stands near Sir Graham Henry. Gould was part of the Christ's College squad in 1964, that lost to CBHS. Gould says he and other team members have bumped into Sir Henry over the years: "He always says, 'Hello', whether he remembers us or not. He was a forward. I was a back. He wasn't very important in those days."

3.12pm CBHS students storm the field and Christ's students follow suit. Security staff force them back. Second half kicks off.

3.09pm: Half time. CBHS leads 14-3.

2.53pm: CBHS try and conversion to take them 14-3 up. Sir Graham Henry is reportedly in the crowd. It is the 50-year anniversary of the CBHS team of 1964 - undefeated in all 18 games, which Sir Henry played in.

2.46pm: First try of the match goes to CBHS, plus conversion. 7-3.

2.30pm: Kick off! The stands are packed and the sun is shining. CBHS supporters chant: "Blue/black. Blue/black."

2.26pm: American tourist Makenzie Read, 21, and her two friends "stumbled upon" the game. "It's exciting," she says.

Both teams line up to sing God Defend New Zealand.

2.09pm: Students from Rangi Ruru Girls' School arrive at the game.

When The Press asks two friends who they're supporting, loyalties are divided. "College!" says one. "Boys'!" says the other.

1.38pm Students and spectators are arriving at Christ's College ahead of a 2.30pm kick-off.

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