7th Sept: Action Photos from the South Is U15 Tournament  Click Here

4th Sept U15s Day 4 result:
The U15s played their final game of the tournament and the close results continued; this time they drew with Marlborough Boys HS 17-17.

3rd Sept: U15 Day 3 result:
Kings U15s lost to Shirley Boys HS 24-23.

The U15s lost to unbeaten Shirley Boys in the last play of the game when Shirley kicked a sideline penalty to take the victory. The team were naturally distraught and disappointed. The King's team were up 23-7 and performing well in front of Shirley's whole school who were performing hakas. Their 1st XV also performed a haka with them - it was a great spectacle of interschool rugby. Shirley Boys were a massive team and the Kings boys were very brave and showed all the qualities of what Lions rugby is all about.

2nd Sept: U15 South Island Tournament:
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Day 1 - Kings HS lost to Nelson College 22-21.
Day 2 - Kings HS lost to Timaru Boys 17-12
Day 3 - Kings HS v Shirley Boys HS

Coach Tim Belcher reported that the Day 1 and 2 losses were very disappointing and the results should have gone King's way.

30th Aug: South Island Invitation Under 15 Rugby Tournament 2015

This year’s tournament is being jointly hosted by Shirley Boys High School and Christ College in Christchurch from Monday 31st August – Thursday 3rd September.

Once again King’s will be joined in their pool by the hosts, Shirley Boys, Nelson College and Timaru Boys High School.  The boys will play each team once and then at the end of pool play will play off against the other pool in the position each team finishes.  The other pool consists of hosts Christ College, Southland Boys, Marlborough Boys and Waitaki Boys High School.

The 25 playing squad will be accompanied to Tournament by Coach Tim Belcher, Assistant Coach Ziggy Lesa, Advisor Darryl Paterson and Manager Cleveland Tupetagi.

The Management and boys would like to thank all those that kindly sponsored the boys to attend tournament, and those businesses.  As well as businesses who donated prizes for the Quiz Night on the 21st August.  All businesses will be acknowledged on the King’s Lions Rugby Website with a full report of the Tournament following the boy’s arrival back.

Keep an eye on the website, the results from each day will be posted as soon as the score is at hand.

27th Aug:The U15 South Is Tournament team had a good win over South Otago HS U15 38-31 yesterday in a warm up game as they prepare for their SI tournament.

24th Aug:The U15 South Is Tournament is in Christchurch in September. The team held a very successful quiz night at the Southern RFC on Friday night and raised over $2,000. Thanks to all the very supportive parents, friends and prize sponsors.


17th Aug:
The U14 Metro Training Squad has just been announced and the King's Rugby Club congratulate the following players:

1. Josh Otto
2. J-Rock Steveson-Maultby
3. Carlos DeBruyn
4. Toby Evans
5. Heneli Lomu
6. Josh Dolan
7. Jordan Hand
8. Henri Mitchell-Collie
9. Izzak Parata
10.Hayes Newman
Coach: Tim Belcher (U15 Panthers Coach)



15th Aug:
U16 Otago Metro Training Squad:

Congratulations to the following King's players for making the U16 Metro Squad:

1.      James Te Pairi
2.      Jack Clement
3.      Josh Duff
4.      Sean Jenson
5.      Bradley Quine
6.      Ta'u Latu


15th Aug: Photos U15 Panthers v OBHS Blue

8th Aug: Photos U15 Panthers v KVC
              Photos U15 Panthers v Mt Aspiring
              Photos U14 Wildcats v Taieri U13
              Photos U14 Tigers v OBHS Golds

Thurs 30th:
The King's Lions took on Waitaki Boys HS 1st XV in a catch up game in the Top 6 of the Southern Wide U18 competition, it also doubled as a knockout game in the NZ Secondary schools competition. Unfortunately the Lions went down 19-13 after leading 13-0 on the stroke of halftime. Match report to follow.

27/7: John Caswell is a passionate rugby photographer. He makes his way around a lot of rugby matches over a season. He attended the Kings Lions v Taieri HS earlier in the season and the Lions v OBHS 2nd XV a few weeks ago. His shots are available for purchase at a cheap price.
Click here to check his photos  v Taieri HS
Click here to check his photos v OBHS 2nd XV



25/7: Photos from 3rd XV v OBHS U16 White. Photos Here

4/7: Photos from U15 Panthers v SOHS U15s. Photos here

29/6: Photos from 1st XV v OBHS 2nd XV. Photos here

25/6: Interschool Result
Kings U15/16 Development 29
Darfield HS 1st XV                36
Photos here

24/6: Interschool Result -
King's Lions 1st XV        20
Southland BHS 1st XV    22
(halftime 10-6 SBHS)

The Lions showed true grit and determination, and tackled their hearts out against one of the top 1st XV's in the South Island. They also showed excellent organisation and structure and took every chance offered. They were unlucky not to come away with a victory. The effort epitomised the heart of the Lions.
Read the coach's match report here


King's 2nd XV                  10
Southland 2nd XV            52


25/6: Discipline and respect from players, coaches and supporters is a key principle for the Lions Rugby Club. Some below standard behaviour has resulted in 2 players being sanctioned by the School. Below are the sanctions for misconduct.



23/6:
Photos of U15 Panthers v Mt Aspiring U15 - 20th June
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Photos of U14 Panthers v OBHS U14 Blue - 20th June
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Photos of U15 Panthers v OBHS U15 White - 13th June

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Photos of U14 Wildcats v Pirates and U15 Wildcats v Toko from 13th June.
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14/6: The Lions Rugby Club ran another specialist training session for our players on Sunday. This time it was a forward skills session.
Coaches present were Warren Moffat & Mike Mata’fa (Props)
Sam Anderson-Heather  (Hooker)
Tom Franklin (Lock)
Josh Clark (Loose Forward)
Paul Miller (No.8)
Lafi Faamoe (Loose Forward)
There was a lot of information passed on, and the players gained valuable knowledge from the experienced Premier, Otago and Highlander players (many who were ex Kings players).



9/6: Photos from the Kings v Kavanagh match on the 6th June can be found on:
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31/5: The Kings Lions Rugby Club has invited outside coaches and players to assist with additional skill development this season.

Forward and Back skills days on recent Sundays have been well received and will assist our players reaching their full potential.

A large skills day was held at the Edgar Centre with a number of Highlanders assisting with coaching including our favourite son Ben Smith.



Kings HS Rugby Teams - we want stories, reports and photos from all of your games. This site is for you!

Send them to Mr Belcher at Kings:

timb@kingshigh.school.nz
and we will get them loaded up on here asap.


Match reports for all games are on the "2015 Match Report" Tab (to the left of "Latest News" above).