Kelston Boys' High School was among a group of convincing winners beating Southern Cross 52-4 on the opening day of the New Zealand Secondary Schools' Rugby League Nationals in Papakura on Monday. Photo: Photosport


Among other matches played St Paul's College routed Aorere College 62-6, Otahuhu College beat Aranui High School 46-6, Mount Albert Grammar School swamped Kaitaia College 52-4 and Kelston Boys' High School overwhelmed Southern Cross Campus by the same score.


Day one results:


NATIONAL COMPETITION:


POOL A: St Paul's College 62, Aorere College 6; Tokoroa High School 19, Westlake Boys' High School 10.


POOL B: Otahuhu College 46, Aranui High School 6; Tangaroa College 26, Taita College 14.


POOL C: Papatoetoe High School 30, Henderson High School 14; Mt Albert Grammar School 52, Kaitaia College 4.


POOL D: Kelston Boys' High School 52, Southern Cross Campus 4; Tu Toa College 40, Papakura High School 18.



DEVELOPING SCHOOLS:


POOL A: Rotorua Boys' High School 42, Southland Boys' High School 8; James Cook High School 22, Rosehill College 20.


POOL B: Northcote College 22, Howick College 16; St Thomas of Canterbury College 28, Whangarei Boys' High School 10.