Vodafone Warriors Steve Price (left), Stacey Jones (centre) and Joe Vagana with the trophies at stake in the College Rugby League competition. Jones is holding the Warroirs Cup.


Teams in the inaugural College Rugby League competition will be guests at the Vodafone Warriors next three home games.


The Vodafone Warriors are giving the 18 schools in the CRL Premier First XIII Competition 25 tickets each a total of 450 tickets for one of the three matches against Newcastle, Manly and Brisbane.


The initiative kicks of this Sunday when the six Pool B teams attend the Vodafone Warriors Women in League triple header at Mount Smart Stadium (match day sponsor: dtr). The schools involved are St Pauls College, Mount Albert Grammar School, Mount Roskill Grammar School, Aorere College, Papatoetoe High School and Tangaroa College.


Sundays visit by Newcastle begins with the Vulcans taking on the Knights in the New South Wales Cup (12.05pm) followed by the NYC encounter between the Vodafone Junior Warriors and Newcastle (1.45pm) and the NRL match (4.00pm).


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The CRL teams in Pool A and Pool C will be given tickets to either the Vodafone Warriors 13th-round match against Manly on Sunday, June 9 (4.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: TNT) or the 16th-round encounter with Brisbane on Sunday, June 30 (4.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Herald on Sunday).


The CRL Premier First XIII Competitions third round kicks off at nine schools across Auckland today, the teams all striving to win the Warriors Cup.


Todays matches (kicking off at 4.00pm, home team first) are:


Pool A:

Avondale College v Henderson High School

Kelston Boys High School v Rutherford College

Westlake Boys High School v Western College


Pool B:

Aorere College v Mount Albert Grammar School

Mount Roskill Grammar School v St Pauls College

Papatoetoe High School v Tangaroa College


Pool C:

James Cook High School v Otahuhu College

Papakura High School v Southern Cross Campus

Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate v Manurewa High School