Rippa Rugby


A chill wind swept off the river and across Balclutha showgrounds last month, as 82 South Otago primary and intermediate school teams met for the 2022 Rippa Rugby Tournament.

Clutha Leader photographer Nick Brook captured some of the action.

Close run . . . Alex Kean, of Blue Mountain College, just makes it to the line ahead of gaining Catlins Area School defenders in a year 7›8 match.
Big moment . . . PJ Hauraki›Joseph, of Stirling School, won the ball from Rosebank’s last defender to score the game’s final try.