The 2018 National Secondary Schools Tournament kicks off on Monday 3 September with 22 teams (8 Development grade and 14 Premiership grade) who will descend upon Papakura’s Pulman Park. With representation from all seven zones around New Zealand including Akarana, Counties Manukau, Wellington, Mid Central, Upper Central, Southern and Northland, each school will battle it out for the ultimate boasting rights.

Development Grade: Haeata Community Campus, Howick College, Naenae College, Onehunga High School, Papakura High School, Sir Edmund Hillary College, Whangaparaoa College, Manawatu College.

Premiership Grade: James Cook High School, Kelston Boys High School, Manukura School, Manurewa High School, Mt Albert Grammar School, Otahuhu College, Rotorua Boys High School, Southern Cross Campus, St Paul’s College, St Thomas Of Canterbury College, Tokoroa High School, Wesley College, Westlake Boys High School, Whangarei Boys High School.

You can watch the Development and Premiership finals on Friday on Sky Sport while the Exhibition girls game between Auckland Rugby League finalists, Sir Edmund Hillary College and Aorere College will be livestreamed on the New Zealand Rugby League Facebook page.

The below games throughout the week will also be livestreamed on the New Zealand Rugby League Facebook page:

DAY 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Manukura V

Southern Cross Campus


Rotorua Boys V

Whangarei Boys


St Thomas Canterbury V Westlake Boys


Development Grade Semi Final


Girls Exhibition Game