Te Wharekura o Mauao U15 Boys' Sevens team had their first taste at playing on an international platform as they took on New Caledonia at the North Island Secondary Schools Sevens competition in Rotorua.
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Te Wharekura o Mauao's went head-to-head against Counties Manukau's Manurewa High School in Auckland in the Secondary School Rugby finals. In the end, it was a bittersweet result for the first Māori school team to make it to this level of competition.
Te Wharekura o Mauao are the first Māori-medium school to win the Bill Hill BOP secondary Schools Trophy against Western Heights High School in the Co-ed division for the region. The Māori school walks away with the chance to represent the region at a national level.
Tomorrow’s division one Bay of Plenty secondary school rugby finals in Tauranga is set to make history as a wharekura competes for top honours for the first time in the region. Tauranga’s Te Wharekura o Mauao has a senior roll of 40 students and over half of them make up the kura’s first XV rugby side which will be playing Rotorua’s Western Heights High School at Blake Park in Tauranga tomorrow afternoon.