Lilly Taulelei proud winner of College Sport Wellington Supreme award

Story courtesy of College Sport Media From Queen Margaret College to the Tokomanawa Queens to New Zealand representative teams, culminating in her recent selection to the senior women’s Tall Ferns squad, Lilly Taulelei has had a stellar year. One of a group of students at QMC studying for International Baccalaure... More

Amon Maluschnig and that Shot

IMG_0575 (Video)   Story courtesy of College Sport Media The most indelible memory a basketball player can have, or leave is to hit a buzzer beating, game winning shot. Think of the three-pointer hit by the late Kenny McFadden to win the 1985 NBL Grand Final for the Wellington Saints against Auckland or ... More

Silverstream Basketball Comes of Age

Story courtesy of College Sport Media The old gym at St Patrick’s College, Silverstream is so cold it's known as Siberia.   It's not uncommon to see condensation emerging from boys' mouths on warm afternoons.   In 2014 the Father Peter Blake Memorial Gym opened. It was described by Tall Blacks ... More

QMC Sharp When it Counts

Story courtesy of College Sport Media Queen Margaret College (QMC) successfully defended the Sharp Cup Basketball Premiership with an 83-76 triumph over St Mary’s College at the ASB Centre on Friday night. Tia Pavihi and Holly Morgan finished first and third respectively in the season points scoring charts, and ... More

St Pat’s Silverstream win Wellington College exchange 2-0

Story courtesy of College Sport Media St Pat’s Silverstream beat Wellington 2-0 with one draw in their three-sport exchange on Wednesday on their home fields and court.  Silverstream won the basketball 101-64 and the First XV rugby 19-12, while the First XI football tie was drawn 1-1.  Silverstream were fast ... More

CSW Round up – Wellington College/ St Pat’s Town exchange, Beard Trophy & More

Wellington College completed a clean sweep of victories in their annual exchange with St Pat’s Town on Wednesday, with a 4-3 win in the football, a 29-21 win in the rugby and a 101-64 victory in the basketball. Wellington College won the George Adams Trophy for winning the football, while bagging the Taufale Trophy ... More

Versatile Easthope in demand

Story courtesy of College Sport Media.    Rugby, league, baseball, softball, basketball and volleyball are codes that Lennox Easthope has thrived in at St Patrick’s College, Silverstream. Representative honours quickly followed as did leadership duties at school. Easthope is a Kotahitanga - that is a part ... More

Kenny Lessons – Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones coaching Scots on US Break

Story courtesy of College Sport Media When Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones was at St Patrick’s College, Wellington in 2018 he helped the Premier Basketball team finish second at the National Championships, their best performance since winning the title in 2008. He was the dominant scorer in the Pohlen Cup scoring 24 points in ... More

Kenny: 1960-2022

Story courtesy of Adam Julian (College Sport Media)   “He did it, he did it, damn it, he did it. The whole place has erupted, wow, wow, wow. Ladies and gentlemen, you’ve got a great sport in this country and it’s called basketball!” Marshall Seifert exclaimed after Kenny McFadden shot a last-play ... More

SPOTYS Recap – From Lower Hutt to Sweet Home Alabama

Story courtesy of College Sport Media  Jyordanna Davey was the College Sport Wellington Basketball player of the year despite Sacred Heart College being narrowly pipped in the CSW Premier Girls Sharp Trophy final by Queen Margaret College 74-72. Davey was the top points scorer in the decider with 29 points, a ... More