South Auckland players dominate Auckland under-15 girls rugby team

AucklandNOW: South Auckland players dominate Auckland’s champion under-15 girls’ rugby team. They made up 10 of the starting 15 which beat Bay of Plenty 47-0 in the final at Pulman Park, Papakura last week to win the regional tournament featuring the best teams from the Blues and Chiefs catchment areas. They are Tulutulu Aiipolo, Glory Aiono, Maama Vaipului, Melvina Weilert (Aorere College), Faith Filimoeatua, Paea Matangi, Zoya To’ofohe (Southern Cross Campus) and Cilia Po’e (McAuley High School). The two others are Mauosamoa Guatusa (Epsom Girls’ Grammar School) and Sascha Ioane (Onehunga High School) who live in Mangere. Click here to read more…

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Dame Valerie Adams assisting discus thrower Connor Bell in quest for future Olympic glory

Newshub: Paris and Los Angeles are now all but guaranteed to host the Olympic Games after 2020, all that’s left is for the IOC to announce which city gets to go first. Wherever they’re held in 2024, one young Kiwi hoping to be there is teenage discus thrower Connor Bell. Bell is in year 11 at Westlake Boys High School and is the number one discus thrower in the world for his age. He won Australia’s under 18 men’s title earlier this year and is the current New Zealand under…

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St Paul’s College continue to set the pace

College Sport Media: St Paul’s College continue to set the pace in the SAS College Rugby League premier division and sit atop the secondary schools competition ladder following their 22-4 win over Mt Albert Grammar School at Grey Lynn Park on Wednesday (5 July 2017). The defending champions have had a successful campaign so far, winning three of their four games played in the championship rounds with one draw against traditional foes, Kelston Boys (12 all). Mt Albert have had just one win in the championship division and sit fourth…

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Pro-Golfer in the making at Lynfield College

Representing Lynfield College at the College Sport Auckland Golf Strokeplay Championships, Miree Jung blitzed her opposition which means her name is now engraved on the same trophy won by her golfing idol, Lydia Ko – a fantastic and exciting achievement. Miree plays off a handicap of +1, and had the same person been allowed to win the Handicap Championship, she would have won that too! She is the second Lynfield College student to have won this title following Shantael Ligaliga’s win in 2013. A year ago, 14-year-old Miree decided to jump…

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