Timaru through to semifinals

Last updated 01:13 15/08/2014

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Timaru Boys' High School first XV is through to the semifinals of the Crusaders Region Schools' Championships for the first time since 1998.

TBHS beat St Thomas 21-3 but it was St Andrew's College they have to thank for their progress.

St Andrew's upset third-placed St Bedes 22-13, and more importantly, didn't allow them any bonus points.

That meant TBHS and St Bedes tied on 47 competition points in fourth place but TBHS progressed as they beat St Bedes during the season.

TBHS will face a huge task against an unbeaten Christchurch Boys' High School on Saturday for a place in the Press Cup final.

TBHS coach Shane Enright was delighted for his side.

"It has been a huge journey for us and good learning curve. We have good systems in place that work well and while we have no stars we do things together well. There is plenty of self belief."

On Saturday, TBHS centre Marc Rooney played well, including scoring a wonderful individual try where he managed to beat most of the St Thomas team. Zac Saunders, his midfield partner, also impressed. In the forwards, Tim Colson at seven was the standout.

Roncalli had the bye in the final round and will contest the Plate for sides ninth to 12th.

Results: STAC 22 St Bedes 13, Lincoln 26 Christ's 12, Ashburton 25 Rangiora 22, Burnside 18 Marlborough 44, St Thomas 3 Timaru BHS 21, CBHS 76 Shirley 0, Nelson 22 Waimea 0.

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- The Timaru Herald


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