1st XI Boys Football – Players to Watch

First XI football is two weeks into grading fixtures and already a number of players are making a strong impression and are expected to capture headlines for their respective schools in 2020. Owen Barnett (Scots College) - Born in Northern Ireland, and growing up in the UK before moving to New Zealand, Owen is an ... More

Jelley Chomping at the bit for Football

Football is back and the Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) First XI will be seeking to make a seventh consecutive Trevor Rigby Cup final when the premiership kicks off next term. Maintaining such consistently won’t be easy with nine players departed from the team that was runners-up to Scots College last ... 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

Capital Footballs Home Workout Programmes

During these hard times we all need to follow the health officials advice and STAY HOME. That's why our friends at Capital Football have put together 2 separate programmes on how you can continue to train during isolation. Everything from the different ways you can train yourself to full week schedules, these programmes ... More

Onslow College footballers representing New Zealand in April

Two Onslow College footballers are preparing to represent the New Zealand U16 football team Pepi Olliver-Bell (year 11) and Olivia Ingham (year 10) will be part of the 18-strong NZ Secondary Schoolgirls Football Association squad that also includes two Wellington East Girls’ College players, Anna McCarthy and Sammi ... More

Natalie Olson Striking Success In Football And Futsal

Natalie Olson was the joint golden boot winner at last year’s NZSS Lotto Premier Tournament and her Wellington East Girls’ College side finished 28th of 32 teams. The now-year 13 striker found the back of the net nine times in Taupo, the same number as Hannah Pilley from tournament-winning school Baradene College. ... More

Scots First Time Trevor Rigby Cup Champions

Scots College have won the Trevor Rigby Cup for the first time, dethroning reigning champions  Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) 2-0 at Petone Memorial Park last night. HIBS started positively by winning early corners, but unfortunately they had minimal impact. The departure of Cole Kennedy, appearing in his ... More

HIBS Hungry For Another Trevor Rigby Triumph

“I love my school. We only get a short time in the First XI and I want it to end successfully,” Cole Kennedy from Hutt International Boys’ School stresses ahead of the Trevor Rigby Cup First XI football final against Scots College at Petone Memorial Park on Wednesday night. The Upper Hutt midfielder will line up ... More

Rongotai on top after successful exchange against Silverstream

Rugby For the first time in more than a decade, Rongotai College have secured a home semi-final in the Premiership defeating St Patrick’s College, Silverstream 10-5 in the 60th annual Old Boys Cup traditional. The conditions were brutal with a bitter southerly accompanied by horizontal rain, hail, thick mud and ... More

HIBS on track to defend Trevor Rigby Cup

Reigning champions Hutt International Boys’ School returned to the top of the Trevor Rigby Cup standings with an entertaining and clinical 4-2 victory against St Patrick’s College, Silverstream on Saturday. Played in misty drizzle at Silverstream, it was HIBS who attacked keenly from the outset with Campbell Webster ... More