College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

Week Six, Term 3 Alfriston College Junior Football   Long Bay College v Mt Roskill Grammar School – Open A Basketball Final   Saint Kentigern College – Cycling Team Time Trial Finals   Long Bay College Premier Netball Team   Takapuna Grammar School v Rangitoto College – North Harbour Rugby 5th Grade Final   Aorere College v Westlake Girls High School – Basketball Final   Alfriston College v Waiuku College – Junior Football   Epsom Girls Grammar School v Botany Downs Secondary College – Basketball Final

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Kamu crowned at Rugby League Awards

Auckland Rugby League: Mt Albert Grammar School’s Sam Kamu has been named as the best Auckland secondary school rugby league player of 2018. At an awards ceremony held in Auckland on Tuesday morning, Kamu – who played both as a winger and second-rower throughout the SAS College Sport Auckland Rugby League campaign – was announced as the premier award winner, six days after taking the field for his school in a 14-6 Grand Final loss to Kelston Boys’ High School. The award caps a big year for Kamu, who also…

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Hard work and a change of positions paying off for Vika Koloto

College Sport Media: At the end of last year, Vika Koloto found a new home on the netball court. “I only recently switched from goal shoot to goal attack, “she says. “Late last year the main goal attack in our school team got injured and I had to step up into that position.” “It’s really fun, I love it. I found I like the extra movement and space and feeding goal shoots. I found I got a lot more fitter and everything was perfect for me when I switched positions.”…

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Rosmini clinch Premier Boys Basketball Title

Lacey Lowdown: Rosmini College won the 2018 College Sport Auckland Premier Boys Basketball title by defeating Mt Albert Grammar 80-48 in front of 1,500 strong crowd at North Shore Events Centre on Friday night. The two teams had identical 15-1 records heading into the contest but it was Rosmini that made the brighter opening with Mitch Dance and Kruz Perrott-Hunt combining for their three opening scores as Rosmini forged an early 9-0 lead. Clarke Aiono got Mt Albert on the scoreboard but threes from Dance and Marvin Williams-Dunn gave Rosmini…

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Mt Albert Grammar win Premier Girls Basketball Title

Lacey Lowdown: Mount Albert Grammar inflicted on Auckland Girls Grammar just their second defeat in the past two Premier seasons to take out the College Sport Auckland Premier Basketball Championships winning 59-52 at North Shore Events Centre on Friday. Opposing forwards Mele Latu and Rikki Fiatau were prominent early on as Mt Albert forged a 12-6 lead in a tight opening spell. Laetitia Tuaiti knocked down a three for Auckland Girls but Sharne Pupuke-Robati (a team high 21 points) replied in similar fashion for Mt Albert. Latu had a spell…

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Dominic Overend Continuing Family Legacy

Athletics New Zealand: Youth Olympic Games-bound Dominic Overend is creating waves as one of New Zealand’s finest teenage sprinters. Steve Landells chats to the 16-year-old Aucklander to discover his elixir for success. If you want a measure of the sprinting talent of Dominic Overend, the bald statistics say everything. Ranked the 2018 joint number two in the country for 100m and outright number two for the 200m (behind Joseph Millar in both events) if that is not sufficiently eye-catching how many 16-year-old’s do you know who have covered 100m in…

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College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

Week Five, Term Three College Sport Auckland Road Running Championships – Intermediate Boys Race (Photo: Westlake Boys High School)   Auckland Grammar v Saint Kentigern College – U17 Boys Basketball Championships   Pinehurst School v Rosmini College – 14B Boys Football   Long Bay College v Mt Roskill Grammar School – 1st XI Girls Football   Mt Albert Grammar School – Girls Rugby 10’s Champions   Long Bay College v Glenfield College Junior Girls Hockey   Epsom Girls Grammar School v Mt Albert Grammar School – Junior A Girls Football…

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Saint Kentigern, Marist & Epsom claim APC titles

College Sport Auckland’s Girls Football Auckland Provincial Championship (APC) finals were held yesterday at Western Springs Football Club. All three matches were closely fought, with two games going into extra time and the Division 1 final ending in a penalty shootout. Epsom Girls Grammar School took the APC Junior A title for the third year in a row, beating Mt Albert Grammar School 1-0. Junior A MVP: McKensie Metzger, Mt Albert Grammar School Marist College went in to the APC Division 2 final quietly confident as they were unbeaten throughout…

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Diocesan swimmer is Youth Olympics bound

College Sport Media: Gina Galloway from Diocesan School for Girls will be competing in the pool at the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina as one of four young New Zealand swimmers selected to attend the Games. Galloway (aged 17) is the granddaughter of Ngaire Galloway, who at 93 years old, is New Zealand’s oldest living Olympian, and like Galloway senior competes in the backstroke. Galloway junior won a bronze medal at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games and will compete in the women’s 50m, 100m, 200m backstroke and 100m butterfly…

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Kelston return to the top

Auckland Rugby League: Kelston Boys’ High School are the kings of Auckland Secondary School league once again, after powering past Mt Albert Grammar School to claim the 2018 SAS College Sport Auckland Rugby League title. The west Auckland school scored two converted tries in the first half and kicked a penalty in the second, to claim their first title in four years in front of a vocal crowd at Mt Smart Stadium #2 on Wednesday night. Centre Mark Rasmussen opened the scoring on five minutes, grabbing onto a looping Konrad…

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