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NZRL National Youth Comp - Day 1 & 2 Results

NZ national Youth Comp Results

Author : NZRL

Day 1

The first day of round 2 started off with a thriller of a contest between the South Island Scorpions 16s and the Mid Central Vipers 16s, in this years NZ national Youth Comp.

This tight contest saw the Vipers add another win to their resume, beating the Scorpions 24 – 20.

Under 16’s

South Island 12 – 6 Mid Central (1/2 Time)
South Island 20 – 24 Mid Central (Full time)

The second match of the day saw the Scorpions take a late lead in the game, after a tight first half. The Vipers lose their second consecutive match 16 – 30.

Under 18’s

South Island 6 – 10 Mid Central (1/2 Time)
South Island 30 – 16 Mid Central (Full time)

You can watch replays of both matches below.

NZ national Youth Comp - You can watch replays of both matches below.

South Island Scorpions 16s v Mid Central Vipers 16s

South Island Scorpions 18s v Mid Central Vipers 18s

Northern Swords 16s 6 – 22 Wellington Orcas 16s

Northern Swords 6 – 6 Wellington Orcas (1/2 Time)
Northern Swords 6 – 22 Wellington Orcas (Full Time)

Northern Swords 18s 16 – 24 Wellington Orcas 18s

Northern Swords 4 – 12 Wellington Orcas (1/2 Time)
Northern Swords 16 – 24 Wellington Orcas (Full Time)

Northern Swords 18s v Wellington Orcas 18s

Day 2

The second day of round 2 kicked off with a thriller between the South Island Scorpions 16s and the Northern Swords 16s. After a first half blowout by the Scorpions, the Swords came into the second half firing. It wasn’t enough for the Swords though, Scorpions beating them in the end 20 – 28.

Northern Swords 0 – 24 South Island Scorpions (1/2 Time)Northern Swords 20 – 28 South Island Scorpions (Full Time)

The South Island Scorpions dominance in this tournament continued into day two with a gutsy win over a spirited Nothland Swords 18s team.

Under 18’s

Northern Swords 6 – 6 South Island Scorpions (1/2 Time)
Northern Swords 16 – 24 South Island Scorpions (1/2 Time)

You can watch replays of both matches below.

NZ national Youth Comp - You can watch replays of both matches below.

NZ national Youth Comp – You can watch replays of both matches below.

Northern Swords 16s v South Island Scorpions 16s

Northern Swords 18s v South Island Scorpions 18s

Round 1

Sosaia Alatini scored the opening try of the Youth Competition for the South Island Scorpions. The Scorpions domination of the match continued with tries from Cairo Rangihuna-Ruri, Aston Wilson, Dakota Kakoi, And Meihana Pauling in the first half alone. The second half saw the Scorpions with a lead of 30 points to nill.

Rangihuna-Ruri opened the half with his second try, followed by the Wellington Orcas first try of the match by Caleb Carroll.

Scorpions came back again with tries from Zeke Faga-Leti and a hattrick for Rangihuna-Ruri. The final score was 42 – 6 to the South Island Scorpions.

It was the 18s turn to take the field in a much closer match-up compared to their 16s counterparts.

The first few minutes of the match saw George Teo take first points for the Wellington Orcas 18s followed by a return from the South Island Scorpions 18s number two Jayton Lawrie.

Jordan Chapman scored two tries, Teo scored his second to pull out into an early lead. Scorpions answered back with tries of their own from Caleb Murphy, Martino Boi, and Arlan Perez going into an even 20 – 20 half-time.

Scorpions open the scoring in the second half with tries to Oliver Lawry and a second for Perez. Wellington’s Simeona Saumolia scored his first and George Teo scored his hat trick close to the end of the match.

The Scorpions though too strong for the Orcas closing out the match with a try from
Ngaheke Nepata.

The final score 38 – 28.

On day 2, the hosts Mid Central Vipers 16s take the win over the Upper Central Stallions 16s

28 -12.

Upper Central Stallions 18s avenge the 16s team loss with a 48 – 12 win over the Mid Central Vipers 18s.

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