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Tuffin heads strong Silverstream effort

Kenneth Tuffin led by example at the weekend. The St Pat’s Silverstream head boy and first XI captain showcased his skills with an impressive double as Silverstream knocked over Wellington College in their premier youth clash. Tuffin, who also excels at athletics and basketball, scored 125 not out – his first premier youth century – […]

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Wellington College clinch McEvedy Shield

You can’t beat the McEvedy on a good day. Wellington College co-captain Robbie Delany described his school’s McEvedy Shield triumph yesterday as the best day of his life: “There’s nothing in the world like winning the McEvedy. It’s a feeling like nothing else I’ve felt in my life. “It’s been four years too long and […]

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Bolt from the blue cleans up in the sprints

The chant went up for Usain Bolt at Newtown Park yesterday. “Usain Bolt, Usain Bolt” the St Pat’s Town supporters chanted as Alex Haye ran away from his rivals in the 400m to complete a clean sweep of the open sprints. “People have been starting to call me that this year,” said Haye, who was […]

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Boxer Ryan Scaife won’t be beaten to punch at McEvedy Shield

Ryan Scaife is fighting fit for the McEvedy Shield. Scaife, an outstanding amateur boxer, will captain the St Pat’s Silverstream McEvedy Shield team next week. He has fought at the world youth boxing championships but gets as nervous at the McEvedy start line as he does before entering the ring. “It’s a different type of […]

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McEvedy Shield can’t come quick enough for St Pat’s sprinter Alex Haye

Alex Haye intends to lead from the front next week. The McEvedy Shield ignited Haye’s running career and the St Pat’s Town sprinter hopes that both he and his school can reach new heights at Newtown Park on Tuesday. Haye and Rusi Jagose-Dickens will jointly captain a Town team that is seeking a fourth successive […]

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Troy Johnson, ‘Kane Williamson’ of HIBS, scores big again

Troy Johnson has celebrated a 100 with a century. The Hutt International head boy marked his 100th game for the first XI by scoring 131 against Scots College in their premier youth clash last weekend. It was also the middle leg of a hat-trick of centuries for the New Zealand under-19 squad member. Johnson began […]

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Easy win falls short of Edwards’ ambition

Phoebe Edwards had mixed feelings after retaining her national under-18 heptathlon title, in Hamilton, at the weekend. The Wellington East athlete was almost 700 points ahead of her nearest rival but while happy to add another title, she failed in her quest for a personal best. Edwards recorded 4710 points compared to her PB of […]

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Skipper’s century tips Onslow to victory

Daniel Pile has had the Midas touch this month. In the space of nine days, the Onslow College skipper guided his team to three wins and picked up his first century and first five-wicket haul for the first XI. Pile has had to wait for both milestones, as the year 13 student is in his […]

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String of successes for Onslow’s Anderson

Tamara Anderson is climbing the tennis ladder. The Onslow College year 10 student is proving more than a match for her peers at age group level. Anderson won the national under-14 girls singles title last month and followed by reaching the semifinals of the under-16 singles. She did not have an easy passage in either […]

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Judo Success

Qona Christie from Wellington High School and Alex Rivett from Onslow College have recently been named in the New Zealand Judo Team to compete in the Oceania Judo Championships in Noumea in April this year.  Both Qona and Alex are part of the Judo New Zealand’s Youth Development Team who attended the Australian Institute of […]

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