Rugby Happenings

METRO: The St Johns Whanganui Metro side maintained their eight point lead on top of the MRU Colts points table without even having to put on their boots after a default win over Feilding Old Boys-Oroua on Saturday. Old Boys-Oroua was lucky to keep their place in the Top 4 after fifth-placed Freyberg Old Boys lost narrowly to Massey University RFC, 17-15.

COLLEGIATE: Whanganui Collegiate held onto fourth spot on the CNI points table after a 24-15 win over Taranaki’s Francis Douglas Memorial College last Wednesday. The side plays Rathkeale College this week.

SCHOOLGIRLS:  Cullinane College 1st XV made a strong start to the MRU Premier Girls grade with a 32-19 win over Palmerston North Girls High last Wednesday. It was a tough day for the Whanganui High School 1st XV, losing 127-0 to Manukura. After a break for the long weekend, the schoolboys resume on Saturday.