Two Rosehill College rugby players score breakfast with former All Blacks

Manukau Courier: June 23 can’t come soon enough for Rosehill College rugby players Utumalama Atonio and Vulangi Olosoni. That’s the day Atonio, the girls’ 1st XV centre and Olosoni, the boys’ 1st XV No. 8, get to experience what each couldn’t conjure up in their wildest dreams: share a leadership breakfast with former All Blacks and later in the afternoon be at the All Blacks captain’s run at Eden Park. It will be the eve of the first All Black v British Lions test match, so each will also get…

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Sacred Heart and St Cuthbert’s annex NZSS Water Polo titles

College Sport Media: Both the Boys and Girls NZSS Water Polo trophies are winging their way to Auckland this evening after national title wins this afternoon to Sacred Heart College and St Cuthbert’s College respectively. In contrasting finals, Sacred Heart overwhelmed Bay of Plenty’s Aquinas College 8-2 in the Boys final and St Cuthbert’s edged Auckland rivals Diocesan School for Girls 9-8 in the Girls decider that followed at Wellington’s Kilbirnie Pool. In winning the national titles, both schools have won triple silverware in recent weeks, the North Island, Auckland…

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BDSC claim NZSS Senior Baseball title

Botany Downs Secondary College have claimed the NZSS Senior Baseball title for the second year in a row. Their semi-final against Glendowie College ended in a nail-biting tie-breaker after a 9-9 draw, then they took on Auckland Grammar School in the final. A very close game, but BDSC managed to claim an 8-4 win to be named back-to-back Champions. Tuku Repia from BDSC also took a clean sweep of the individual awards to be named Best Pitcher, Best Batter, and overall MVP for the Tournament.

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Diocesan School for Girls win back-to-back Maadi titles

AucklandNOW: Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls has picked up back-to-back Maadi titles, becoming the first North Island female crew in 27 years to do so. Dio claimed the Levin 75th Jubilee Cup – awarded to the winners of the under-18 eight 2000 metre race – at Lake Karapiro on Saturday, securing the title by three quarters of a boat length. They were behind for most of the race before they kicked at the 500m mark and surged ahead of Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate and Christchurchs’ St Margaret’s College. Dio head of rowing Rachel Williams said…

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Takapuna Grammar cricketers return to the top competition for 2018

North Shore Times: Cuts to the Auckland secondary school cricket competition this season forced four first XIs out of the premier grade, but one Shore school has won their way back to the top tier and another could join them. Takapuna Grammar School and Rangitoto College were among the schools that dropped out of the premier competition, down to 1A, after changes to the structure of the schools’ competition. So it was some consolation for the two teams to find themselves in the 1A limited overs final on April 1,…

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All Things Are Ready, If Our Mind Be So

College Sport Media: “We choked in the final against Westlake Boys’, thrown off by the pressure of the crowd we lost each set closely. Going home with the silver medal was very hard to take and it took a long time to bounce back.” Claire Hunter frankly admits of Manurewa High School’s 2016 National Secondary Schools volleyball final defeat. The manager of the senior team was much happier on Friday as Henry Ap’e led Manurewa to National glory, a title the best part of four years in the making. Click…

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Rosmini College claim secondary school cricket title

North Shore Times: A nail-biting finale to the secondary school premier boys cricket final has seen a new named added to the RH Marryatt Cup. Rosmini College defeated Saint Kentigern College by two wickets in the limited overs final at Eden Park on April 1. Winning the toss, Rosmini sent Saint Kents into bat. St Kents were all out for 159 in 49.2 overs, with captain Fergus Ellis top scoring with 26. Click here to read more…

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