Over 11 days, they received specialised training from elite coaches and also played a series of matches.
Their most significant win came over Christchurch Boys’ High, a school regarded as a rugby nursery.
The TAS opens team downing the boys from Canterbury 33-points-to-20, with the school producing 46 All Blacks.
The Armidale contingent also sat down for a meal with All Blacks captain Sam Whitelock.
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