8 Results for month: 06/2020

Phoenix Patea – Why Sport Matters

In the past year, Phoenix Patea has gone from the dizzying heights of playing basketball in front of LeBron James to being deprived of any sporting opportunity because of Coronavirus. Post lockdown the sports prefect at Wellington East Girls’ College is working tirelessly to ensure sport remains at the forefront of her schools’ identity. “A […]

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1st XI Boys Football – Players to Watch

First XI football is two weeks into grading fixtures and already a number of players are making a strong impression and are expected to capture headlines for their respective schools in 2020. Owen Barnett (Scots College) – Born in Northern Ireland, and growing up in the UK before moving to New Zealand, Owen is an […]

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Watt, Get Along

Harrison Watt celebrated his 100th match for the Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) First XI hockey team on Friday night. Despite his team falling 2-0 to Scots College it was a milestone few HIBS players achieve and a triumph of friendship and ability. Tragically Harrison lost his brother Nathan Watt to suicide in 2018. Sport […]

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Hard Work Making Little Bigger

Jonathan Little was captain of the Junior Black Sox at the Under-18 World Cup of softball in February. This winter he’ll be an integral figure in the St Bernard’s College First XV who are seeking to improve on their last-place finish in Premier I in 2019. What makes a good leader? “Getting advice from other […]

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College netball competitions starting this weekend

The 2020 secondary school netball season in the Wellington region starts this weekend. After a delayed start, another bumper, competitive season is in store. Teams and squads have been busy preparing for everything that is coming up and will hit the ground running. The format for the season has been changed owing to Covid-19, but […]

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2020 Boys 1stXV Rugby Preview

When St Patrick’s College, Silverstream was beaten 34-7 by Scots College in the seventh round of the Premiership last year it not only snapped Silverstream’s record-breaking run of 28 successive local victories but represented a seismic shift in the balance of power in the capital. Scots charged on to win the final against the reigning champions […]

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Jelley Chomping at the bit for Football

Football is back and the Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) First XI will be seeking to make a seventh consecutive Trevor Rigby Cup final when the premiership kicks off next term. Maintaining such consistently won’t be easy with nine players departed from the team that was runners-up to Scots College last season. However, Lucas Jelley […]

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2020 Hurricanes U15 Tournament – Cancelled

It is with deep regret that College Sport Wellington (CSW) is cancelling the Hurricanes Under 15 tournament for 2020. COVID19 has thrown up many challenges for everyone in the sport and recreation industry. There are a number of issues that are directly affecting the Hurricanes U15 boys rugby tournament, including the decrease in funding available […]

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