31 March 2024

The National District 9s semi-finals action kicked off this morning to determine which teams and districts are headed to the 16s finals later today. The first final will take place between the girls from Wellington and Waikato at 1:00pm. In the boy’s grade, Canterbury and Auckland were successful in their matches and will head to the final at 1:30pm. Both finals will be broadcast on Sky Sport.


Boys 16s Semi-Finals

Wellington 10 v Canterbury 12

Auckland 26 v Northland 4

The Cantabrian boys narrowly beat the Wellington Orcas by a 2-point kick to secure their place in the final, while the Aucklanders produced a dominant win over Northland.

Boys 16s Finals – Canterbury v Auckland 1:30pm


Girl’s 16s Semi-Finals

Wellington 12 v Manawatu 8

Auckland 4 v Waikato 8

Both girl’s semi-finals were close-contested, with Wellington and Waikato narrowly winning their games by one try to book a place in the finals.

Girl’s 16s Finals – Wellington v Waikato 1:00pm