Old Boys, Kurow, Athies and Blues head into semifinals


The round-robin stage of the Citizen Shield concluded with wins for Old Boys, Excelsior and Kurow on Saturday and the top four will now prepare for the semifinals.

The semifinal clashes will see second-placed Excelsior lock horns with third-placed Athies and table-toppers Old Boys do battle with fourth place Kurow.

Old Boys’ position at the points table’s summit was secure before a ball was kicked in their convincing 38-6 victory over Athies on Saturday.

By James Ford

PHOTO: JAMES FORD – Old Boys loose forward Filipo Veamatahau fends off Athletic Marist prop Paee Kava during the shield-holders’ 38-6 victory at the Whitestone Contracting Stadium.

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