The annual Sir Gordon Tietjens Sevens Tournament is being played at Massey University this Saturday and Sunday.
The tournament hosted by Palmerston North Boys’ High School features three divisions, these being: Open Boys, Open Girls, U15 Boys, each being played concurrently on three adjacent fields.
Pool play is on Saturday from 11.20am to 3.30pm approximately, followed by an overnight adjournment and knockout matches starting on 11.20am on Sunday and all three finals scheduled to be played at 2.20pm.
The schools competing are:
Open Boys: PNBHS A, Feilding High School, Napier Boys’ High School, New Plymouth Boys’ High School, Hastings Boys’ High School, Whanganui Collegiate
Open Girls: Culliane College, Sacred Heart College (New Plymouth), Manukura Pango, Manukura Whero, St Mary’s College, Feilding High School
U15s Boys: PNBHS A, PNBHS B, Napier BHS, Hastings BHS, New Plymouth BHS, Feilding High School
The Open Boys and Girls tournaments are being played on fields 1 and 2 (adjacent to the Halls of Residences ‘Courts’) and the Colts games are being played on field 4 (adjacent to the hedgerow on the far side of that ground).
Follow the tournament’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SGT7s .Club Rugby will be covering the tournament on Saturday and perhaps Sunday (photos only at this stage).
The Draw is below (as published/received – all draws are subject to change).