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Wellington Runners In Top Form At NZSS Cross Country Championships

Photo courtesy of Michael Dawson – https://michaeldawson.nz Wellington athletes were in top form at this past weekend’s 46th NZSSAA Cross Country Championships at Ashbury Park, Timaru. A number of Wellington runners gained top results in the six boys and girls races on Saturday, including winning one gold and three silvers, and there were two fourth […]

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Student Coaching – A Great Opportunity To Lead

   

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Pohlen Cup Final Replay Stretches Into Double Overtime

The second round of the Pohlen Cup at the ASB Centre featured a blockbuster showdown between last year’s finalists and big victories for three of the leading contenders in 2019. Rongotai College outlasted St Pats Town 106-99 in a double overtime thriller. In a replay of the 2018 decider, Rongotai was en-route for a comfortable […]

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Wellington Secondary Schools Cross-Country Relay Teams Selected

Thank you to all athletes who expressed interest to represent Wellington at the NZ SS Cross Country Championship Relays to be held 16 June in Timaru. The selected teams are as follows (in running order): Senior Boys No 1 team   –   Jack Paine (SCOT), Finbar Chesney (SPTW), Will Anthony (SCOT), Thomas Strawbridge (SPTS), Finn Seeds […]

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College Sport Wellington Cross-Country – May 29

Following confirmation that industrial action will take place on May 29, College Sport Wellington has reviewed any potential knock-on effects to the sporting calendar.  In particular, this date (May 29) clashes with the Regional Secondary Schools Cross-Country Championships, to be held at Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt.  Additionally there are three after-school competitions that day, being; […]

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College Sport Wellington – 30 Years Strong

Three decades of co-ordinating college sport in Wellington is being marked this month, with the 30th anniversary of the formation of College Sport Wellington (CSW). CSW has grown from humble beginnings on the first day of term two in 1989 in a single office in Karori to an established organisation administering up to 40 secondary […]

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College Rugby Season Starting This Weekend

The College Rugby season gets underway this weekend. At the top end there’s the annual Tranzit Festival, while 16 other First XV’s start their journey with hopes of making the Premiership for 2019. Tranzit Coachlines 1st XV Festival Last year’s Premiership top four return to the top grade by right, and instead of the qualifying […]

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NZSS Netball Team Selected To Play England

A 12-strong New Zealand Secondary Schools netball team has been selected to play the England U19 team in July. The NZSS side will host the English for a block of training and match-play from 1-4 July in Auckland. Within the group there are eight athletes currently playing at Beko Netball League level or higher, including […]

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Heretaunga College Win Inaugural AWD Rippa Rugby Tournament

The inaugural Athletes With a Disability (AWD) Rippa Rugby Regional Tournament was held at Mana College on Wednesday. Teams from five schools played a series of four 20-minute games in a round-robin format. Participation was paramount, but Heretaunga College won all their games and were crowned Wellington’s first AWD Rippa Rugby champion school. Heretaunga fielded […]

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Wellington East Return To The Top In Softball

The Wellington East Girls’ College softballers re-established themselves as the leading girls softball school in the country at the NZSS Division 1 tournament in Christchurch last week. Four-time champions between 2014-17, Wellington East lost their crown to Alfriston College last year when the tournament was held in Lower Hutt, but were emphatic 7-0 winners over […]

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