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The Final 2 Days…

Leaving Rathkeale we moved onto Wellington. First stop was an hour visit in the world renowned Te Papa museum where we viewed an exhibition on ancient Mauri civilisation and Te Papa's most popular exhibition to date; Gallipoli. Afterwards the evening was spent at...

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Warwick 1st XV vs Rathkeale College

After an intimidating Haka from Rathkeale 1st Team, Warwick responded with a well placed kick off to kick-start the game. A few missed tackles lead to a line break from their 13 which was recovered by Xander and Henry. Unfortunately the lack of numbers in defence lead...

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Warwick 2nd XV vs Rathkeale College

On the 11th August the Warwick 2nd XV came up against an impressive Rathkeale College side. The game was played with real determination since it was the last game on tour for Warwick and also the last game of the season for Rathkeale. This resulted in some fine...

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Day 12 / 13

Day 12 Day 12 began by saying farewell to our host families and all the players at Rotorua boys high school. The team then enjoyed a cooldown in a thermal bath. Initially, the boys were relaxed loosening their sore muscles, but as time passed things got heated up. A...

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Warwick 1st XV vs Rotorua Boys High School

On Tuesday 7th of August, Warwick came up against a tough side of Rotarua 1st team. Tension and adrenaline was building before the game watching the oppositions hakka, returning with a ‘Warwick are you ready ready’ chant.   [video width="848" height="480"...

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Warwick 2nd XV vs Rotorua Boys High School

On Tuesday the Warwick 2 XV faced a massive Rotorua 2 XV in an extremely tight and hard fought match. Unfortunately, Rotorua had too much power and scored straight off the start but this didn’t put the Warwick boys down, with them putting in a huge effort for the...

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Day 9 / 10

On Day 9 we started our day early and left promptly to head to the sky tower, however the misty weather wouldn’t have allowed us a good view so we decided to head to the aquarium first which was a great experience with penguins, sharks and many different types of...

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Day 7 / 8

In day 7 we went to Parakai and enjoyed the relaxing warmth of the hot springs springs. We started our exploration of the springs with the giant waterslide and after we enjoyed the warmth of the pool where we had a game of headers. The visit ended with a delicious...

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Day 5

Day 5: The fifth involved an early start to make the flight to Auckland (NZ). After another long day travelling the boys had a light jog across the city to one of the parks where they participated in some light practice in preparation for the tight turn around for the...

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Warwick 1XV vs Massey High School

On the 2nd of August the Warwick 1st team came up against Massey High 2nd’s. The test wasn’t an easy encounter, with numerous hard runners from Massey’s side testing our defence and our jelling as a team. The game helped further the trust in each others commitment...

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Warwick 2XV vs Massey High School

After playing against Kings College Parramatta on Tuesday in what was a disappointing first game for the squad, they looked to seek redemption in their first test in New Zealand against Massey High. The seconds experienced a much improved performance against Massey...

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Day 3 / 4

In day 3 we climbed the iconic steel structure of the Sydney harbour bridge. The climb itself was thrilling, in particular when we reached the top. Although a little breezy, the views were unbelievable, largely due to the clear skies. The bridge is a huge feat of...

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Warwick 1XV vs The Kings’ School

The 1XV started their tour in fine fashion against Kings Parramatta. Warwick started the game strongly by regaining the ball quickly after kick off and pounded Kings with strong runs. The first try came from a strong line break by Alex Sabin off a Warwick penalty,...

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Warwick 2XV vs The Kings’ School

The 2XV opened the pre-season tour of Australia and NZ with a promising display of resolute defence against a formidable attack. The U16As from The King’s School, Parramatta arguably offered the best year group side in the school, yet the newly formed Warwick side put...

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Day 2

Day 2 began with another early breakfast to make the 9AM voyage across the open water to Manly. The harbour was a hive of activity with many of the locals enjoying the unexpectedly warm weather. Once we arrived we split into forwards and backs and began training on...

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Day 1

Our first full day in Sydney started with breakfast at the YHA Sydney The Rocks Hostel before heading down to the harbour to view the magnificent Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Afterwards we travelled to The King's Parramatta School to start our first...

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