College Sport Auckland Gymsports Championships

The 2018 College Sport Auckland Gymsports Championships were held over three days in Week 9 of Term 2. The Artistic, Rhythmic, Tumbling & Trampoline Championships were held on the Thursday at the Pulman Park GymSport & Recreation Centre and the Aerobics Championships were held during the weekend at Diocesan School for Girls. Gymnasts can compete in any number of disciplines. Multi-talented Rosehill College student, Paris Boyce-Bacon (pictured below) made the most of the opportunity by entering all five disciplines – Artistic, Rhythmic, Tumbling, Trampoline and Aerobics. Another outstanding gymnast, Gabrielle... Read More

It’s official – Hugo’s a rugby ref

Times Online: On a cold winter’s Saturday morning, you wont find this teenage boy playing Fortnite. Instead he is refereeing Auckland children on the rugby field. Hugo Clarke, who is in the Year 9 Sports in Education Programme (SIE) at Howick College, has only just turned 14 and is already contemplating a future as an international rugby referee. Hugo is building a name as a rugby referee, and receives many requests from teams asking him to ref their games. Disenchanted with the size of some of the players in the... Read More

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

Marcellin v Onehunga Girls Football   Mt Albert Grammar School gymnast competing at the College Sport Auckland Gymsports Championships   ACG Parnell College v St Peter’s College Open Grade C Badminton   Northcote College rugby players after a decisive 63-17 win over long-time rivals Birkenhead College   Mt Albert Grammar School v Epsom Girls Grammar School 1st XI Football   Sacred Heart College v Avondale College 1st XV Rugby   Read More

Blues inspire Ormiston Senior College rugby team

Times Online: Nine members from the Blues Super Rugby squad recently visited Ormiston Senior College to present the school with rugby boots which were donated from around Auckland. Gerard Cowley Tuioti, Jerome Kaino, James Parsons, Scott Scrafton, Tamati Tua, Ben Nee-Nee, Glenn Preston, Murphy Taramai and Mike Tamoaieta created quite a stir at a presentation at the school followed by a Q & A session. Ormiston Senior College has formed its first rugby team since the school’s formation eight years. Throughout the set-up of the team, the senior college has... Read More