The boys realised they had a strong opponent when they arrived at the pool to find out Wellington had beat Sacred Heart by 10 goals. Wellington is a combined school team so they can’t go through to the finals but they are clearly growing in strength with each game they play together. The game itself was tough and defensive. The attacks were limited as the opposition in each case shut things down. In reality Newington had a good ten more shots on goal that they should have converted but were unable to do so today. The boys now have an hour of reflection before they back up for their second game of the day against Auckland.
Here are some shots of the team warming up along with the score card.