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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