Rodrigues set to roar in Final

Story courtesy of College Sport Media Photo courtesy of Wareham Sports Media   Aidan Rodrigues has played 80 matches for the Wellington College First XI. It’s believed his tally of matches is a school record. George Bertos (father of All White, Leo) was a regular First XI player in each of his five years at ... More

A house divided – O’Donnell sister set to clash in final

Story courtesy of College Sport Media   “We're quite different except we both play football. Typically it's, ‘good game’ but if something dirty happens we’ll throw a hissy fit,” Eliza O'Donnell (Wellington Girls’ College) responds when asked what it’s like facing her younger sister, Scarlett ... More

Look forward, play forward – Olivia Ingham

Story courtesy of College Sport Media   “Look forward, play forward,” is the mentality Olivia Ingham adheres to. It’s sound advice for surviving the boredom of lockdown and prior to Level 4 fueled a killer instinct in front of goal. In 2021 the Onslow College First XI football striker, is the leading ... More

St Patrick’s Traditional – Results

Story courtesy of College Sport Media    In still, sunny, weather St Patrick’s College, Silverstream and St Patrick’s College, Wellington produced a competitive and compelling day of sport in their annual sports exchange. In ten events honours were shared five apiece with the marquee First XV rugby and ... More

Rathkeale Resistance

Story courtesy of College Sport Media    Even after two minutes it was apparent something unusual was brewing in the Trevor Rigby Cup Premier football match between reigning champions Scots College and visitors Rathkeale College. The hosts goal was uprooted by the vile wind. It blew violently towards Mono... More

Wellington College V St Patrick’s Silverstream – Exchange

Story Courtesy of College Sport Media Photos Courtesy of Photo Wellington  Wellington College haven’t won the Trevor Rigby Cup for nearly a decade, but if their start to 2021 is anything to go by they are serious contenders. After a 10-0 win over St Pats Town, St Patrick’s College Silverstream were on the end of ... More

Luke Chowdhury – Onslow hunting big scalps

Story courtesy of College Sport Media  Photos courtesy of Hamish Wareham   The Onslow College First XI football team is back in the Trevor Rigby Cup for the first time in five years and captain Luke Chowdhury insists his side is not merely present to make up the numbers. “We want to change the way we're ... More

Courtesy of Hamish Wareham

Isn’t it nice we hate the same thing – Wynn Skinner on winning!

Wynn Skinner keeps a GPS attached to his arm when he plays football. Recently it's shown he’s covered 20km in a game. On some Saturday’s he’s played 150 minutes for both Scots College First XI and Wellington United. How does he sustain it? “It’s difficult but sometimes I play a whole game for the First XI, and ... More

2021 Girls First XI Football – Preview

The 2021 Wellington secondary girls football season kicks off this month with the first round of grading matches played last Wednesday and the second round this week. The top eight teams play for the Regional Premier 1 Capital Football Trophy, with the Premier 1 and 2 Finals set down for 18 August and NZF secondary ... More

2021 Boys Football – Preview

The European Super League crashed and burned even before it started, but fortunately the College Sport Wellington Premier Youth Championship stands on more stable ground. The season starts on May 8 with the first round of grading. Can anyone stop Scots College from winning three Trevor Rigby Cup titles in a row? Here are ... More