The John XXIII First XV Rugby team took on Aranmore College in an inter-school semi-final on Tuesday 6th May at Britannia Reserve. Facing probably the toughest assignment in WA school rugby, the John XXIII team worked hard to contain a big, strong and fast Aranmore side that boasted an array of WA state players. The John XXIII team offered their small but vocal group of supporters some moments of excitement, threatening the Aranmore try line on a number of occasions. However, they were unable to match the speed, skill and efficiency of the well drilled Aranmore side, who scored numerous trys to finish as convincing and deserved winners and progress to the final.