9 Results for month: 04/2015

Mixed fortunes for Town first XV

IT HAS been a good news, bad news month for the St Pat’s Town first XV. The good news has been pre-season wins against St Bede’s and Lindisfarne but less welcome was the broken leg suffered by experienced first choice halfback Zac Donaldson. Donaldson was injured late in the game against St Bede’s. His leg […]

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Silver lining for Rosario

YASHEEK ROSARIO must sometimes feel that he is running in the wrong place, at the wrong time. The St Pat’s Town sprinter is exceptionally quick but barely won a race all summer. The good news is that he is ranked among the top four 100m runners in the New Zealand for the youth (under-18) division […]

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Year of experience for Colleen Faleafaga at national netball trials

Practice made perfect for Colleen Faleafaga at the national secondary schools netball trials. The St Mary’s College pupil benefited from the experience of trialling the previous year. She missed the final cut in 2014 but received a more welcome phone call last week. The year 13 was among four Wellington players to be selected for […]

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Hillier youngest NZ amateur winner

Daniel Hillier is the youngest player to win the New Zealand men’s amateur golf title. The Aotea College year 12 student created his own niche in New Zealand golf history when beating fellow teenager Sam Vincent 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final at the Titirangi course, in Auckland, on Sunday. ¬†Hillier was 16 years […]

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Scots College XV head to Sanix tournament

They conquered the country in 2014, now for the world. The Scots College first XV squad leave on Sunday for the Sanix world rugby youth tournament in Japan. It’s an adventure made possible by the efforts of the 2014 squad, who shared the national first XV title. Scots drew the national final with the 2014 […]

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Four Wellington girls in secondary schools teams

Wellington players make up a quarter of the New Zealand secondary schools netball team. The Wellington East trio of Mila Reuelu-Buchanan, Marcelle Parkes and Tiana Metuarau and St Mary’s defender Colleen Faleafaga were among the 12 players named in the team yesterday.  It is an extraordinary result for college netball in Wellington, which has rarely […]

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Scots College take national tennis title

Scots College are the national tennis champions. Scots beat Napier Boys, Westlake Boys and Christ’s College in pool play at the Renouf Centre, before defeating John McGlashan in their semifinal and defending champions St Kentigern in the final. Scots led 3-1 in the final after the singles and captain John Vogel and Josh Snowden-Poole made […]

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Wellington schools snap up Maadi medals

The St Pat’s Town rowing team scaled the Maadi mountain at Lake Karapiro on Saturday. Town recorded their first gold at a Maadi regatta when Daniel Ward and Josh Ngaia combined to win the under-16 double sculls. It was the high point of a big tournament week for the school. Town also retained their national […]

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Diana Oloapu makes her mark with triple strike

Just wait until Diana Oloapu starts doing some serious training for the shot put. The Naenae College year 13 bagged a hat-trick of records when she won gold in the senior shot put at the North Island track and field championships in Auckland at the weekend. In less than three weeks, Oloapu has set three […]

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