Leading your players to greatness in Counties Manukau with Dr. Ralph Pim

Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation, Good Sports and CLM Counties Manukau present inspirational teacher, dynamic team builder, energetic leader and author Dr. Ralph Pim. Dr. Pim is recognized as a national expert in character and leader development through sport. After serving as a Professor of Physical Education and Director of Competitive Sports for 12 years at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Pim is now sharing his experiences and expertise globally as a speaker and consultant. If you’re a parent, coach, teacher, club leader or simply…

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14-year-old batsman Muhammad Abbas making waves in Auckland cricket

NZ Herald: Auckland is booming with cricket talent, fuelled by an influx of South African and Asian players. One player is standing out though — 14-year-old Muhammad Abbas who plays for Eden Roskill and is on the verge of making the Kings College first XI. It’s the rapidly rising number of centuries which sets Abbas apart, leading some observers to wonder if he is a superstar on the rise. Abbas, the son of former Auckland Aces bowler and bowling coach Azhar Abbas, has already notched seven centuries. Two of those…

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Former Blues first-five Tasesa Lavea believes too much pressure on young rugby players

Newshub: Former dual-code international Tasesa Lavea has weighed in on the Etene Nanai-Seturo debate currently causing chaos between the New Zealand Warriors and New Zealand Rugby (NZR). The 18-year-old has been subject to a tug-of-war battle between NZR and the Warriors, whom he is under contract with until the end of 2019. Lavea is currently the head coach of Kings College first XV. Nanai-Seturo handed in a letter of “resignation” to the Warriors last year, but he has not officially been released and is still contracted to the club. Despite…

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