31 March 2024

The National District 9s semi-finals action kicked off this morning to determine which teams and districts are headed to the finals later today. The first final will take place between the girls from Canterbury and Auckland at 2:00pm. In the boy’s grade, Wellington and Canterbury were successful in their matches and will head to the final at 2:30pm. Both finals will be broadcast on Sky Sport.


Boys 18s Semi-Finals

Wellington 12 v Auckland 10

Canterbury 8 v Otago 4

Both semi-finals were closely-contested, with the Wellington Orcas narrowly beating the the Aucklanders by a 2-point kick to secure their place in the final, and the Cantabrians beating Otago by one try to join them.

Boys 16s Finals – Wellington v Canterbury 2:30pm


Girls 18s Semi-Finals

Waikato 10 v Canterbury 16

Auckland 16 v Northland 4

The girls from Canterbury overcame the Waikato side by one converted try, while the Aucklanders showed their skill to overcome Northland by three tries to face Canterbury in the final.

Girls 18s Finals – Canterbury v Auckland 2:00pm