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Nelson College won the Quadrangular Tournament with a comprehensive 29 – 5 victory in the Final against Christ’s College on the Front Field yesterday. Nelson College made the Final on the back of a 24 – 5 win over heavyweights Wellington College on Monday. Christ’s College had defeated Wanganui Collegiate 13 - 7 in Monday’s other fixture.

Nelson College win Quad, retain Moascar Cup
Nelson College beat Wellington College in Quad opener
MBC Falcons push past Burnside High
Waimea Combined overrun by St Andrew’s

Nelson College’s two victories also meant two successful defences of the Moascar Cup.

On the weekend, Marlborough Boys' College showed both character and depth to see off Burnside High School 35-12 in Blenheim. Crucial mistakes in the second half cost Waimea Combined Schools as they went down 40 – 12 to St Andrew’s College in Christchurch.


Nelson College 29 (Leicester Faingaanuku 2, Graham Urquhart, Nikora Kanara tries, Faingaanuku 3 con, pen) v Christ's College 5 (Lachie Gunson try) HT: 15-0.

Nelson College 24 (Ben Hazlett, Brad Pool, Leicester Faingaanuku tries, Faingaanuku 3 con, pen) v Wellington College 5 (Josh Ranui try) HT: 17-0.

Marlborough Boys' College 35 (Josh Godsiff, Ethan Bayly, Liam Duncan, Sione Lonitenisi, Heath Murphy tries, Keelan Murrell 5 con) v Burnside High School 12 (Zion Smith, Noah Chamberlain tries, Tom Fraser con). HT: 21-0

Christchurch BHS 13 (Bob Letiu try, Cullen Moody con, pen, Alex Harford pen) v Nelson College 11 (Ilaisa Gabiral try, Leicester Faingaanuku 2 pen) HT: 3-6

MBC centre Heath Murphy dives across the line for a first half try.