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10/5/2011
By ARU Media Unit


NZ Schools 53 - Australia A Schools 11
(HT Score: 27-8)

NZ SCORERS:
Tries: Kane Jacobsen 2, Roger Tuivasa-Scheck, Jason Emery, Lolagi Visinia, Simon Hickey,  Ngataua Hukatai

Goals: Simon Hickey 2 penalties, Simon Hickey  6 conversions
 
AUST. SCORERS
Tries: Sam Johnson

Goals: Jonathan Vaux 2 penalties)

Date: Tuesday 4 October
Venue: St Mary's Rugby League Stadium, St Mary's

Australia A Schools have gone down to the touring NZ Schools squad by 42 points, yesterday, with the Kiwi outfit proving too strong for the second-tier Aussie side at St. Mary's Stadium in NSW.

Australia went into the second-half down by 19-points and struggled in breaking NZ's defensive line in the second-stanza, only able to put a penalty-goal over to close the gap to 16 points.

NZ Schools bounced back soon after with a try, extending their lead, and didn't look back after registering 26-points in the final forty minutes to kick off their tour in fine fashion.

NZ now meet the Australian Schoolboys this Saturday afternoon in Sydney.


Australian Schoolboys v NZ Schools
Time:
12.45 pm
Venue: Knox Grammar School (Pacific Highway, Wahroonga)

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