Aust Schools Championships: NSW & QLD bounce back on day three

Game one: NSW I 31-24 Combined States NSW I continued their unbeaten start to the Australian Schools Championships, scoring four first half tries in a 31-24 victory over Combined States. The defending champions dominated for the opening 40 minutes, but took their foot off the pedal late in the match, allowing Combined States to cross for three second half tries. NSW began brilliantly and dominated the early exchanges with winger Jackson Mohi crossing twice to give his side a 12-0 lead. Eager to play attacking rugby, the home side continued to dominate and pushed further ahead when Nathan Lawson scored off a nice offload. Combined States hit back through halfback Dylan Dowling who dummied and beat the defence, but NSW quickly responded, charging down the field and scoring through Tyrone Taukamo to take a 26-5 lead at half time. That attack continued after the break allowing winger Yirribi Jaffer-Williams to score in the corner but from there Combined States took control as ill dis
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