Botany holds out Macleans

Botany Downs Secondary College (light blue) edged out Macleans College’s 1st XV in their 1B competition clash at Macleans on Saturday. Photo Wayne Martin

Botany Downs Secondary College notched up an 18-15 win in a close-fought rugby battle with Macleans College in the 1st XV 1B (Pool B) competition at the weekend.

In other results for local schools, Saint Kentigern College’s 1st XV just lost out to De La Salle College 13-14 in the 1A (round robin).

In 1B (Pool A) on June 22, Howick College 1st XV beat Pakuranga College 1st XV 28-12 while on Saturday the Pakuranga College 1st XV beat Waitakere College 31-20. Howick College 1st XV had the bye.

In the 1R (A) (RR) competition, Saint Kentigern College 1R lost 10-26 to St Peter’s (Epsom) 1R.

Saint Kentigern College 2A beat St Peter’s 2A 17-10 in the 2nd Grade – 2A (RR).

In the 2nd Grade – 2C (RR2) Macleans College 2C cleaned up against Avondale College 55-0.

Saint Kentigern College beat St Peter’s 15-13 in the 5th Grade – 5A (RR) while in the 5th Grade 5B (RR) Howick College went down 12-45 against Auckland Grammar. Macleans College 5B also went down, losing 12-34 to Green Bay High School 5B.

In the 5th Grade – 5C Saint Kentigern College lost 22-26 to Selwyn College while Sancta Maria College 5C lost 5-17 to Pukekohe High School U70kg Restricted.

Macleans College lost 12-39 to Saint Kentigern College in the 6th Grade – 6B (RR) while Botany Downs Secondary College 6B comfortably accounted for St Peter’s 46-12.

In the U15A (RR) Saint Kentigern College U15A held off Mt Albert Grammar School U15A to win 13-12 while in the U15 B (Central/East) Botany Downs Secondary College comfortably beat Tamaki College 24-3 and Howick College U15B beat Sacred Heart 12-5.

Howick College clocked up a huge win against Onehunga High School Girls winning 101-0 in the Secondary School Girls 10s (RR1).