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By ARU Media Unit
Australian Schools Rugby Union today announced Fox Sports 3HD & 3 will broadcast live the Australian Schools v New Zealand Schools Test on Saturday 6 October.
The 2012 Australian Schools tour squad left the country Wednesday for a five-game tour.
The first two games of the tour will be played in Fiji before the squad moves to New Zealand for their final three fixtures.
The touring squad will head to Lautoka, Fiji on Wednesday 19 September and will meet the Fijian President’s XV on Saturday 21 September followed by the Fijian Schools on Tuesday 25 September.
The side will then travel to New Zealand to face the New Zealand Barbarians on 29 September, Samoan Schools on 2 October and finally New Zealand Schools on 6 October.
Earlier this year Australian Schools defeated Tongan Schools 70-13, while Australia A Schools dispatched Tongan Schools 29-5.
Below is the Australian Schools Tour Squad for 2012 along with the key fixture details.
Also find attached is the Australian Schools Tour Book with key tour details and player profiles.
Australian Schools Tour Squad 2012
Brisbane Grammar School
St Ignatius’ College
Brisbane Boys’ College
The Kings School
Anglican Church Grammar Schools
Manly Selective High School
Rowville Secondary College
The Scots College
Brisbane State High
Alstoneville High School
St Edmunds College
St Augustine's College
Toowoomba Grammar School
Ipswich Grammar School
Farar Memorial AHS
St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill
St Mary Mackillop College
Roxburgh Park Secondary College
Canberra Grammar School
St Joseph's Nudgee College
St Ignatius' College
Brisbane Boys' College
Central Coast Grammar School
Knox Grammar School
Strength and conditioning
Australian Schools Tour Schedule 2012
Fijian President’s XV
Prince Charles Park, Nadi – 3:30pm (FJT)
Churchill Stadium, Lautoka – 3:30pm (FJT)
New Zealand Barbarians
Sacred Heart College, Auckland – 12:45pm (NZST)
St. Paul’s Collegiate School, Hamilton – 2:30pm (NZST)
New Zealand Schools
Auckland Grammar, Auckland – 2:45pm (NZST)