The boys are off

Narrabri Junior Rugby Club is off to New Zealand

 Seated, Harry Coleman, Arki Shearer, Jack Leslie, Luke Lowick, Archer Dalton, Sam Elms, Jonty Fowler, Ignatius Hallman, Strath Sendall, Blake Fielder, Bailey Cory, first row, Jack Lennon, Sam Ball, Campbell Gourley, Charlie Smith, Tim Etheridge, Sam Ferris, Mac Goulden, Rhys Bower, Ashton Smith, Jinalli Trindall, second row, Sid Harvey, Joey Fowler, Patrick Welsh, Tom Clarke, James Elms, Harrison Bennett, Bernard O’Connor, Toby Michell-Smith, Miles Campbell, Alistair Wheeler, Charlie Houguet, Rory Taylor, third row, Matt Penberthy (obscured), Alistair Gourley, Ben Wheeler, Jack Wheeler, Thomas Nolan, Campbell Hancock, Ryan Hall, Tyler Cowell, Corey Bennett, fourth row, coaches Chris Fowler, Jason Elms, Steve Dalton. Absent - players - Charlie North, Angus Gourley, James Slack-Smith, Will Slack-Smith, coaches - Ken Campbell, Ian Gourley, Dean Hancock.

The time has finally arrived - the Narrabri Junior Rugby Club will tomorrow depart Australia for New Zealand for its 25 year anniversary international tour.

The three teams, under-10s, 12s and 14s, will play three matches each in New Zealand.

Those matches are against Wakatipu Junior Rugby Club from Queenstown, Cromwell Junior Rugby Club from Cromwell and Upper Clutha Junior Rugby Club from Wanaka.

The total touring party is made up of 149 members from the Narrabri Shire, 47 of which are players.

The group will stay at the Pine Lodge in Queenstown, in the southern part of the South Island.

It will return to Australia on Wednesday, April 12.