For the Rotorua Boys' High School and Tauranga Boys' College first XV sides, it probably felt like preseason would never end, such was the anticipation and excitement for starting another Super 8 Championship. Finally tomorrow, the two close rivals will get their Super 8 campaigns under way and what better way to do it than with their 101st meeting against each other broadcast to thousands on Sky Sport. Rotorua Boys' have had the wood on their Tauranga counterparts in recent years but it is a match-up both sides look forward to. Sports reporter David Beck caught up with the coaches.

Tauranga Boys' College and Rotorua Boys' High School 1927–2018

Super 8 First XV Draw