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

Sporting students staying motivated during Lockdown (Part 2)

What does the lockdown mean for sporting students? How has it affected them and what are they doing to stay fit and motivated? Following on from our catch-up with two Queen Margaret College rower Mollie Nicol and Wellington Girls’ College runner Emma Douglass HERE, we check in with two local male athletes to see ... More

Oscar Jackson Batting Up a Storm

Oscar Jackson is only Year 11 but the Wellington College batsman is already cultivating a fearsome reputation as a prolific run scorer in First XI Premier Youth cricket. In his past five innings he has made four centuries and an unbeaten 25 in a successful run chase against Hutt International Boys’ School. His ... More

Wellington Cricketers named in Māori Secondary Schools team

Six Wellington cricketers have been selected to play in the boys and girls New Zealand Māori Secondary Schools sides to play the Governor General’s XIs at Wellington’s Karori Park next Thursday. The inaugural secondary schoolgirls team will play two Twenty20 matches (starting at 10.30am and 3pm) and the schoolboys ... More

2020 Premier Cricket Preview

This Saturday is the start of Premier College Cricket in Wellington for 2020. Below is a featured piece on Rongotais promotion as well as key players from each side and how they could impact their teams season and possibly guide them to the Term One title. All is Wells with Rongotai Cricket For the first time since ... More

Loughran has the last laugh

St Patrick’s College, Silverstream are the Premier Youth First XI cricket champions for the first time since 2006 - defeating Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) by 15 runs in the final on Saturday. In 2006 High School Musical was released. HIBS have set the pace locally for the best part of a decade, but they ... More

HIBS and Silverstream Meet in Prem Youth Cricket Final on Saturday

Article courtesy of Hamish Wareham/College Sport Media.   This Saturday sees top of the table St Pat’s Silverstream play host to Upper Hutt college rivals Hutt International Boys’ School in the final of Term Four CricHQ Premier Youth Grade in Wellington for 2019. The two sides last met in a one-day final ... More

College Cricket Season Starts This Weekend (Plus Some Players To Watch)

A new cricket season starts in the Wellington region this coming Saturday with the opening round of College Sport Wellington Boys Premier Youth, Premier Reserve and Premier 2 competitions 50-over matches. In opening day Premier Youth matches, Hutt International Boys’ School are at home against the Wellington College ... More

Wellington College On Target To Become Local Champs

National First XI cricket champions Wellington College have taken a huge step towards adding the Premier Youth title to their burgeoning trophy cabinet, edging St Patrick’s College, Silverstream in a thrilling top of the table clash in Wellington. Set 243 for victory the visitors fell three runs short of the target, ... More