Davenport defense driving Wellington Girls’ Hockey

Story courtesy of College Sport Media The Wellington Girls’ College First XI hockey team has become a local juggernaut. They have won the Premier I championship the last five years without dropping a match.   This season they won 13 consecutive matches and outscored opponents 116-14.   Since 2018 ... More

Strong Year for Wellington Girls’ College Hockey

A focus on team culture and a change in playing structure paid off for Wellington Girls’ Hockey First XI this season - unbeaten all year and winners of the College Sport Wellington Girls Team of the Year award at Sunday night’s SPOTYS. Wellington Girls’ College defended their Wellington Premier One title and won ... More

Watt, Get Along

Harrison Watt celebrated his 100th match for the Hutt International Boys’ School (HIBS) First XI hockey team on Friday night. Despite his team falling 2-0 to Scots College it was a milestone few HIBS players achieve and a triumph of friendship and ability. Tragically Harrison lost his brother Nathan Watt to suicide ... More

Four named in NZ Hockey Under 18 teams

Congratulations to Ruby Baker (Wellington Girls College), Amy Rossiter-Stead (Wairarapa College), Roman Polaczuk (Wellington College) and Oliver Bunny (Wairarapa College) for being named in the NZ Hockey Under 18 teams. Following the successful Vantage National Under 18 Tournament held in Wellington in early July, ... 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

Kapiti College girls 1st XI excited to progress to Premier Grade

Exciting but very anxious times for the Kapiti College girls this year as they have won their way up to the Wellington Secondary Schools Premier Girls Hockey grade for the first time. A dream for their Captain Ashleigh Hill who from year 9 has been the MVP for the team and has been a major factor in getting them there. ... More

Paraparaumu And St Matthew’s Claim Hockey Titles

The Wellington Premier hockey finals were contested on Friday night at the National Hockey Stadium in Newtown. Both matches were thrilling affairs with repeat success for a girls combatant and a new champion crowned in the boys decider. Boys Final   Paraparaumu College are champions for the first time ... More

Capital Hockey Senior Team Selection Good Reward For Sara Cooper Of WGC

Recent selection in the Capital Hockey women’s senior side for the upcoming National Hockey League tournament is terrific reward for the Wellington Girls’ College First XI hockey captain Sara Cooper.  Cooper, an attacking midfielder, was picked as the only school-aged player in the initial squad for the NHL tournam... More

Hockey Umpiring Course – Registrations Now Available for Northern Schools

College Sport Wellington and Wellington Hockey invite those interested in umpiring secondary games to an umpiring session to be held at   Elsdon Park Pavilion from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday 27 June The session will focus on basics such as rule interpretation, positioning and signalling. It will include both ... More

Sajan Striking His Way Towards The Top

Sajan Patel was in the New Zealand Under-18 hockey team last year.  He is the sports prefect and First XI captain at Rongotai College and has trained in the same gym as Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond. “It’s pretty surreal when I think about the opportunities I have if I work hard. Hamish Bond was at my gym,” ... More