13 Results for month: 07/2018

Three named in NZ Secondary School Netball Team

Congratulations to Charity Polu (Sacred Heart College Lower Hutt), Paris Lokotui (Queen Margaret College), and Saviour Tui (St Mary’s College) who have been named in the NZ Secondary Schools netball team. The 14-strong New Zealand Secondary Schools team has been confirmed by Netball New Zealand and will travel to Canberra from 1-5 October to play the Australian U17 […]

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Capital Hockey Senior Team Selection Good Reward For Sara Cooper Of WGC

Recent selection in the Capital Hockey women’s senior side for the upcoming National Hockey League tournament is terrific reward for the Wellington Girls’ College First XI hockey captain Sara Cooper.  Cooper, an attacking midfielder, was picked as the only school-aged player in the initial squad for the NHL tournament in September. “I never had any expectations […]

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Brianna Carson (Sacred Heart) wins gold at 2018 ITU Aquathlon World Champs

Congratulations to Brianna Carson (Sacred Heart College) who recently won the 16-19 Female age group category at the 2018 ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Fyn, Denmark. Brianna was second out of the water, but passed her opponent on the run to win the event in 37m20s.

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Aotea College capture Co-ed Cup and Beard Trophy

Ropati So’oalo was one of two Premier two Wellington players selected in the Hurricanes U18 camp this year, along with Hugo Plummer from Onslow College, and in September 2017 So’oalo was named Player of the Tournament at the Hurricanes U16 tournament in Wanganui. On Wednesday night at Jerry Collins Stadium, So’oalo (a centre or wing) […]

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Davey Dominant At U15 Nationals

“Tell me when you’re ready to switch,” are the only words of persuasion Jyordanna Davey needed from a trusted basketball coach to quit playing netball. Three years ago Davey wasn’t a competitive basketball player, but social participation coupled with the desire to dribble, shoot and be involved at both ends of the court has driven […]

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Triple Delight For Wellington U17 Netballers

The Wellington U17 netballers departed Vautier Park in Palmerston North last Thursday afternoon as three-time national champions.  The Wellington Black side successfully defended their title with a 41-29 win over Auckland 1 in the final, after edging Howick Pakuranga 28-27 in the semi-final earlier in the day.  Wellington co-captain Charity Polu said the two knockout games on […]

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Jayden Ford (Silverstream) charges into third at Junior Open at St Andrews

He met Jordan Spieth and finished third against some of the world’s top under-16 golfers at St Andrews, Scotland. You could say it’s been a memorable week for Wellington 14-year-old golfer Jayden Ford who will head to Carnoustie to cheer on compatriots Ryan Fox and Mike Hendry at the Open Championship. Ford carded a two-under-par […]

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New Zealand Institute of Sport Intake Now Open

Looking to further your studies in sport? The New Zealand Institute of Sport are launching two courses shortly and currently taking expressions of interest.  If you’re interested or just want to find out more, please contact Jared Havill, Student Recruitment Advisor on; jared.havill@nzis.ac.nz or 021 078 4413  

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Ezrah Aukuso-Vaigafa – Walking The Talk

Ezrah Aukuso-Vaigafa believes two of his strengths on a basketball court are “making everyone around me better by getting them involved and just being vocal.”  The Rongotai College and New Zealand Under-17 point guard has plenty to talk about at present.  Last week at the National Under-17 championships, Aukuso-Vaigafa was named tournament MVP as Wellington captured the […]

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Stream Surging In Football – Tommi Joe-McIndoe

“We were really disappointed to miss the top division last year and to also miss out on winning the second division. It was a massive shame,” Tommi Joe-McIndoe morns when reflecting on the 2017 St Patrick’s College, Silverstream First XI football season. Silverstream was beaten 0-1 by Rongotai College in the Players Trophy decider.  In […]

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