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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