The Marlborough Boys’ College A team finished runner-up in the annual Tasman secondary schools junior sevens rugby tournament staged at Renwick on Thursday.
MBC finished top of their group after pool play, then overcame Queen Charlotte College 28-0 in the top four semis.
In the decider they took on Nelson College A, who had also won their pool and then beaten Nelson College White 29-0 in the semis.
The Nelson College crew proved too strong for MBC in the final, prevailing 21-7.
Motueka beat MBC Blue 24-0 in the 3 v 3 play-off, while Garin College beat MBC Gold 41-0 in the 4 v 4 decider.