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NZ Schools named for Australia Barbarians Schools

allblacks.com     25 Sep 2015    

The game, scheduled to kick off at 1pm local; 4pm NZT at St Joseph’s College in Brisbane, is the second in a three-match international series for the team.

The New Zealand Schools team is: 

1. Xavier Numia (St Patrick’s College – Wellington)
2. Flynn Thomas (Southland Boys’ High School)
3. Takaji Young-Yen (King’s College)
4. Isaia Walker-Leawere (Gisborne Boys’ High School)
5. William Tucker (St Bede’s College)
6. Liam Giltrap (Palmerston North Boys' High School)
7. Slade McDowall (Otago Boys’ High School)
8. Marino Mikaele-Tu'u (Hastings Boys’ High School)
9. Kemara Hauiti-Parapara (Wellington College)
10. Joshua McKay (Christchurch Boys’ High School)
11. Sevuloni Reece (Hamilton Boys’ High School)
12. Thomas Umaga-Jensen (Scots College)
13. Peter Umaga-Jensen (Captain) (Scots College)
14. To'o Junior Vaega (Kelston Boys' High School)
15. Joshua Buchan (Otago Boys’ High School)

Reserves:
16. Asafo Aumua (St Patrick’s College – Silverstream)
17. Harrison Allan (St Andrew’s College)
18. Alex Fidow (Scots College)
19. Samuel Slade (Mt Albert Grammar School)
20. Thomas Christie (Shirley Boys’ High School)
21. Tim Hogan (Otago Boys’ High School)
22. Wiseguy Faiane (Auckland Grammar School)
23. Losi Filipo (St Patrick’s College – Silverstream)

Scots College's Peter Umaga-Jensen will captain the team while Caleb Clarke (Mt Albert Grammar School) and Dalton Papalii (St Kentigern College) are the only omissions from Thursday's match against Samoa.

New Zealand Schools fixtures:

Date: Monday 28 September
Who: New Zealand Schools v Australian Barbarians Schools
Venue: St Joseph’s College, Brisbane
Time: 1pm local; 4pm NZST

Date: Friday 2 October
Who: New Zealand Schools v Australia Schools
Venue: Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane
Time: 5.45pm local; 8.45pm NZDT

Matches live streamed and on SKY TV

All three matches in the Tri-Nations series involving Australia Schools, Australia Barbarians Schools, New Zealand Schools and Samoa Schools will now be live streamed.

A highlights package from the matches played in Australia will be broadcast on SKY TV following the New Zealand Schools v Australia Schools match. Please refer to upcoming television guides for further details.