Tense final to claim third title
A late drop-goal from Boys' High's first five-eighth Bryn Gatland saw his side crowned national secondary school champions.
Gatland's drop goal wins the game
The Super 8 and Chiefs Cup champions battled from behind to defeat St Kentigern College 12-10 in a heartstopping final
We'll face St Kentigern in a classic battle
Two top schools pitted against each other in a bid for secondary school rugby supremacy.
Against all odds, a Fairfield Primary School's Rippa Rugby squad did the unthinkable.
Now within two games of a national title after a convincing 39-9 win over rivals Tauranga Boys'.
The conditions were tough at times but HBHS 3rd XV has taken the Ian Foster Shield.
Hamilton Girls' High School continue their rampant run of form to be crowned champions on the Waikato secondary school girls' rugby competition.
In a ruthless display Hamilton Boys' High School first XV have thrashed Hastings Boys 76-11.
An 80-metre dash on fulltime was the difference as St Paul's Collegiate held off a late onslaught by St Peter's School from Cambridge to record a 27-20 victory in first XV action.
Considered a dual threat at netball and cross-country running, Marcia Jerram continues to excel in her chosen sports.
St Paul's Collegiate hold off St Peter's School from Cambridge in nail-biting finish.
Hamilton runner Jacob Priddey has continued his brilliant form after his triumph at the Waikato-Bay of Plenty cross country championships.
ANTHONY MOMOEMAUSU - © Fairfax NZ NewsThings haven't completely gone to plan for the Hamilton City under-17 netball team as they aim to finish strongly at the national tournament.
It wasn't the ideal buildup but it doesn't appear to have hampered the Waikato under-17 boys' basketball team.
Home turf advantage saw them power 5-2 over Canterbury.
When the UCI BMX World Championships get underway in Auckland, Ryan Lewis and Todd Barry will be among those looking to fly the New Zealand flag proudly.
If their preparation is anything to go by, the women's quad crew could be set for a golden time at the under-23 world rowing championships.
Shawnee Felton is aiming to finish on a high note when she contests the New Zealand secondary schools judo championships this weekend.
After five rounds of the Waikato Top 8 secondary schools competition, Cambridge High School continue to dominate.
ANTHONY MOMOEMAUSU - © Fairfax NZ NewsAs the women's Junior Black Sticks prepare to head over to Germany next week, Brooke Neal and Kim Tanner insist they will be there to win gold.
Overpower St John's in Top 8 clash
Cambridge High School first XV remain firmly on top of the table.
A foreign city, gunshots every night and a college football scholarship - welcome to this Matamata teenager's life.
ANDY MCGECHAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsWatch this space because Waikato's Josiah Natzke is probably going to fill it.
Exams and freezing cold conditions presented obstacles along the way, but the Waikato rowers are ready to contest the 2013 World Rowing University Championships.
Jacob Nelson is still coming to terms with it all but a very exciting couple of weeks looms for the rising inline hockey player.
Weeks after both sides battled in the final of the Chiefs Cup, Hamilton Boys High School's first XV thumped Rotorua Boys High School again.
The opportunity to test themselves against the top Australian riders in their age group excites promising cyclists Maggie Allan and Maxyna Cottam.
Hamilton Boys High School's first XV have continued their superb form against Rotorua.
A strong defensive effort helped Tokoroa High School girls' rugby team hold on for a 14-12 win against a solid Sacred Heart Girls' College side.
Premier league matches in the Waikato secondary schools' football competition took a back seat last weekend as the first round of the Knockout Cup kicked off.
Ask anyone who has had the privilege and they'll tell you there is nothing like the thrill of representing your country.
The Tokoroa High School first XIII took on the Junior New Zealand Warriors Academy in Tokoroa, going down 48-6.
Edge out St Paul's in thriller
Both schools were battling for competition points - and honour.
A second half shutout has seen St John's College defeat Hamilton Boys' High School's 3rd XV.
Photographers Mark Taylor and Christel Yardley captures the passion and power of the HBHS 1st XV.
It's back-to-back titles for the Hamilton Boys' High School first XV after they were crowned Chiefs Cup champions on Saturday.
Swimming is everything for Jesse Reynolds and the Hamilton teen wouldn't have it any other way.
Hamilton rock climber Carly McIlroy is still coming to terms with her latest achievement after claiming gold at the Oceania Championships.
Champions thump Rotorua Boys' 47-0
Hamilton Boys' High School first XV have been crowned the Chiefs Cup champions of 2013.
Defending champions Hamilton Boys' High will face Rotorua Boys High at home.
Hamilton Boys' High School first XV see off the challenge of Wesley College with a comfortable 37-3 win.
A hard-fought rugby match between 10th Grade teams Fraser Tech Blue and Marist Gold brought nail biting moments to Elliott Park this morning.
It's full steam ahead for the talented teen Dawn de Bruin-Wakelin.
The Tokoroa High School first XIII team have cruised past their opposition to qualify for the nationals after the Waikato Secondary Schools' rugby league tournament last week.
Hamilton Boys' High wins tight game against Tauranga Boys' College in round two of the Chiefs Cup.
In wet and miserable conditions St John's College First XV fell to a 15-3 defeat at the hands of Manurewa High School.
It was cold, muddy, and wet at Jansen Park this morning but the players from Hillcrest Strikers and Hamilton Marist Scorpions had smiles on their faces right to the end.
ANTHONY MOMOEMAUSU - © Fairfax NZ NewsNew Zealand has a long line of accomplished woodchoppers and Chris Lord could be another name to remember.
Hamilton Boys' High School first XV kicked off their defence of the Chiefs Cup with a 64-0 win over St Paul's Collegiate at the weekend.
Hamilton Boys' High School first XV kicked off their defence of the Chiefs Cup with a 64-0 victory over St Paul's Collegiate.