Australian schoolboys beat Tongan schools

by Staff Writer

The Australian Schoolboys have posted an overwhelming 70-13 victory over the visiting Tongan Schools in front of a crowd of 2,000 at St. Mary’s Leagues Stadium on Saturday.

The result wraps up the Australian Schools Rugby Union schedule for a month, before a new squad is selected mid-August to tour Fiji and New Zealand.

The Australian Schoolboys touring party will be named Tuesday 14 August and will travel to Fiji for two fixtures. They will meet the Fijian President’s XV in Nadi on 22 September before facing the Fijian Schools in Lautoka on 25 September.

The squad will then travel to New Zealand where it will face the New Zealand Barbarians in Auckland on 29 September. They will then play Samoan Schools in Hamilton on 2 October before returning to Auckland to take on the New Zealand Schools on 6 October to conclude the tour.

Australian Schoolboys 70 def. Tongan Schools 13

Australian Schoolboys tries - Aaron Pleash, Mitchell Whiteley, Andrew Robinson, Jim Stewart, Moli Sooaemalelagi, Mitchell Gunn (2), Lalakai Foketi (3).

Australian Schoolboys conversions - Jake McIntyre (2), T. Wilson (8).

Tongan Schools try - Jonathon Lokotui.

Tongan Schools conversion - Mosese Latu.

Tongan Schools penalty goals – Latu (2).

Jack Cornelsen

Brisbane Grammar School

QLD 1

Jack Dempsey

St Ignatius College

NSW 1

Lolo Fakaosilea

Brisbane Boys College

QLD 1

Andrew Ferris

The Kings School

NSW 2

Lalakai Foketi

The Kings School

NSW 2

Michael Gunn

Anglican Church Grammar

QLD 1

David Horwitz

The Scots College

NSW 1

Harry Jones

The Kings School

NSW 2

Siotame Kavapalu

Rowville Secondary College

VIC

Andrew Kellaway

The Scots College

NSW 1

Jake McIntyre

Alstonville High School

NSW 1

Neori Nadruku

St Edmund’s College

ACT

Cameron Orr

Trinity Grammar School

NSW 2

Matthew Philip

St Augustine’s College

NSW 2

Jonah Placid

Toowoomba Grammar School

QLD 1

Aaron Pleash

Ipswich Grammar School

QLD 1

Angus Pulver

The Shore School

CS

Andrew Robinson

St Mary MacKillop College

ACT

Harry Rorke

St Ignatius College

NSW 1

Moli Sooaemalelagi

Roxburgh Park Sec College

VIC

Jim Stewart

The Scots College

NSW 1

Mitchell Whiteley

St Ignatius College

NSW 1

Tom Wilson

Barker College

NSW 1

Paul Geddes

Manager

NSW

John Rownes

Assistant Manager

NSW

Stephen Phillpotts

Coach

QLD

Tim Rapp

Assistant Coach

NSW

William Maher

Physiotherapist

ACT

Michael McLean

Doctor

QLD

Andy Clark

Technical Assistant

ACT

Darren Clunn

Strength and Conditioning

ACT

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