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Talanoa – Poaching or Opportunity? – the schoolboy rugby scandal

One of New Zealand’s top private schools – St Kentigern’s College – has been ousted from an Auckland Schoolboy Rugby Competition, accused of poaching players from across the country. Now eleven schools say they won’t play St Kent’s so what does it mean for our pacific players, especially when an opportunity comes knocking to get a scholarship to a private school?
Watch as former All Black Pita Alatini and former Manu Samoa captain Mulitalo Filipo Levi discuss the issue with Marama T-Pole

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