10 Results for month: 05/2015

Scots pair taking cross-country route to hockey final

TOM CAUGHLEY and James Preston will be rivals on Wednesday and team-mates on Friday. The versatile Scots College pair will be two of the leading contenders for the senior boys title at Wednesday’s College Sport Wellington cross-country championships at Trentham. They will then join forces when Scots meet Wairarapa College in the final of the […]

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Cordwell rising up the rowing ranks

BELLA CORDWELL took up rowing after watching the best, now she is having a crack at joining the best. The Wellington East Girls’ College student has been selected for the New Zealand under-21 team that will compete against Australia in two regattas this year. Cordwell, who is in her last year at school, will team […]

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Moascar Cup rugby returns to Wellington

ANDY LESLIE had just become the All Black captain and Norman Kirk was Prime Minister the last time a Moascar Cup match was held in Wellington. The clash between holders Scots College and St Pat’s Town on Saturday, in the opening round of premier one, will be the first challenge to be played in Wellington […]

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More golden times for Edwards

IT HAS been another golden month for Chelsey Edwards. The young Chilton St James swimmer was one of the standout performers at the national age group championships in Wellington, picking up five gold medals. Edwards, a year 9 student, recorded a clean sweep in the freestyle events in the 12-13 years, winning the 50m, 100m, […]

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Scots College face new challenge at home

Scots College will not be able to ease back into the local rugby scene following their Japanese venture. They will meet a physical Hastings Boys’ High team at Petone on Saturday, in the final round of the first XV festival, and a week later will put the Moascar Cup on the line against St Pat’s […]

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Galloway taking a more relaxed approach

Scott Galloway is still playing squash – and still winning titles – but not with the same intensity. Instead, his academic progress has become more of a priority and he has also taken the chance to spread his sporting interests, in his final year at school. He played cricket and volleyball over the summer and […]

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Wellington Girls’ to meet Mt Albert

WELLINGTON GIRLS’ COLLEGE have earned a crack at the champs. The WGC senior netball side will meet Mt Albert Grammar in the semifinal of the national college knockout competition, in Palmerston North on Sunday. Wellington Girls’ reached the semifinals with a decisive 31-21 victory over Wellington East on Monday night. Mt Albert Grammar has become […]

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Brothers leading Bishop Viard rugby revivial

The Bishop Viard first XV are a true band of brothers. The squad contains five sets of brothers and the family connections seem to be working. Bishop Viard followed some solid pre-season form by defeating premier one team St Bernard’s 43-24 in the opening grading round last weekend. That would normally set the winning team […]

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Wellington Girls’ College netball and basketball teams join forces

If you can’t beat them, join them. The Wellington Girls’ College senior netball and basketball teams have more than a few players in common. The two squads also do their weekly conditioning sessions together. It helps reduce the workload for those who turn out for both teams, in an era when the leading school athletes […]

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Wellington College’s Ah Kuoi boys making a mark in multiple sports

You name it and the Ah Kuoi boys will play it. Brothers Utu and Naitoa Ah Kuoi have played a variety sports with the common denominator being that they usually play them well. Rugby and AFL have become their sporting priorities but along the way one or other, or both, have tried their hand at […]

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