Together Tawa Celebrate Triumphant Summer

Tawa College cricket is on a roll. The boys’ First XI could achieve Premier status in December after winning the Premier 2 Championship on Saturday. The girls are headed back to Nationals after winning the Venus Cup regional tournament at the Petone Rec. They will attempt to emulate the success of their 2014-15 ... More

College Sport Wellington Cricket Wrap

T20 Hunt Trophy(Boys T20) Results Scots College beat Wellington College in the Final of the T20 Hunt Trophy competition. Scots batted first and set a respectable 142. Elliott Seddon top scored with 39. He was helped by Fergus Kisby-MacLeod, Henry Christie and Sam Plimmer who all scored in  the 20s. Kevinda Weerasundara ... More

Girls Cricket on a High in the Valley

Women’s cricket is riding the crest of a wave. Regular television coverage, professionally contracted players and media managers are now commonplace. The global momentum is evident in New Zealand too, and the enthusiasm is absolutely evident at Hutt Valley High School (HVHS). This week at the Petone Rec the First ... More

Boys Cricket Final – Fire Up

Forget the Blues v Crusaders on Sunday, it’s the Premier Youth Boys Cricket final on Sunday between hosts Wellington College and 2015 national champions, Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS). Wellington College are entering their third consecutive final since 2019 and will be hoping to claim the title and gain a ... More

Defiant through Shock – Liam Maitland

“I don’t remember much, but what I’ve been told is I turned pale and was puffing heaps. I came off the field to take a seat and then everything was a blur,” Liam Maitland recounts of his shocking collapse on November 14 while playing cricket for St Patrick’s College, Wellington 2XI against St Patrick’s College, ... More

2021 Cricket Special

The first round of the Wellington First XI Premier Youth cricket competition gets underway this Saturday with an abundance of talent eager to impress in the sweltering summer sun. Defending champions Wellington College had an outstanding Nationals, losing just one match to eventual champions Christchurch Boys’ High ... More

Cricket Nationals (Gillette Cup) Preview

The National First XI cricket tournament starts at the national high performance centre in Lincoln University in Christchurch next Thursday. Six teams play each other over the course of five days in 50 over contests with the team at the top of table declared the winner. The six team's in this year’s edition are: ... More

Can Town Stop Rampant Col in Premier Cricket Decider

Cricket’s Premier Youth Grade concludes this Saturday at Wellington College where the yet to be beaten hosts tussle with traditional rivals St Patrick’s College, Wellington (Town) in the Premier final. The sides have met twice this year with Wellington College winning on both occasions. In the fifth round of the ... More

Wellington Premier Cricket Players to Watch

Forget election day, Premier First XI cricket starts on Saturday and these are some of the leaders you need to look out for this summer. Oscar Jackson - Wellington College 1st XI - Rumor is a new subject at school is how to get this man out. Oscar averaged 106 last season with four centuries in half a dozen innings. ... More

Sporting students staying motivated during Lockdown (Part 3)

What does the lockdown mean for sporting students? How has it affected them and what are they doing to stay fit and motivated? Two more local sports students are Toby Cook (Wellington College), who spent the summer preparing to travel with his school’s rugby party to Argentina and Jacob Madigan (St Patrick’s ... More