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St Mary's College beat Porirua College 44-15 to win the Wellington Schoolgirls title for the third consecutive year.
Video highlights of the final here
The future of New Zealand rugby appears to be female as surging registrations from women partially offsets the decline in the number of male players. The Deloitte Sports Review: State of the Unions report released on Friday highlighted a collective decline in male player registrations for Mitre 10 Cup [NPC] unions (0.1 per cent from 2016 to 2017) - driven by an 8.9 per cent drop in senior grades (21 year older and over) as they decreased by more than 2,000 registrations. Since 2010, male senior grades have decreased in size by 11 per cent. However, the women's game is moving quickly in the opposite direction, with a staggering increase of 63.8 per cent in senior grade registrations since 2010. Read more here
Christchurch Boys’ High School are the new holders of the Moascar Cup after defeating Nelson College 22-12 on Saturday. Nelson held the Moascar Cup for 14 defences. Christchurch are unbeaten in 21 UC Championship matches and are guaranteed to host a semi-final. Nelson are sixth, five points outside the top four.
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Toi Ohomai Baywide Secondary Schools Draw:
Division One 1st XV Draw
Saturday 28 July
Aquinas College vs. John Paul College
Taupo Nui A Tia College vs. Te Wharekura O Mauao
Te Puke High School vs. Western Heights High School
Rotorua Boys’ High School Barbarians vs. Trident High School
St Pat's Silverstream defeated St Pat's Town 52-10 at Evans Bay Park in their Wellington First XV Premiership and Traditional fixture.