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NZ Schools Rugby Teams Announced

Players from 29 schools across the country have been named in the New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Schools Barbarians teams for 2019, announced by New Zealand Rugby. A huge 1st XV season culminated earlier this month with the finals played in Palmerston North, the city will also play host to the 50 young players selected across the two representative teams. The New Zealand Schools squad features seven players that were involved in the schools programme last year, including two who have graduated from the Barbarians team. Players represent a... Read More

Back-to-back NZSS Football titles for Baradene

College Sport Media: Contesting the final was the straightforward part of the week for Baradene College of the Sacred Heart’s First XI football team last Friday. Earning the right to get to the decider in the first place and defend their NZSS Girls Premier Lotto title they won for their first time last year was far from plain sailing. “It was almost a relief to get to the final because we played a really tough semi against Epsom Girls’ Grammar School, who we beat on penalties,” said Baradene striker and... Read More

High school swimmers head for Waterworld

Hundreds of competitive high school swimmers will descend on Hamilton’s Waterworld this weekend, when the refurbished facility hosts the 2019 NZ Secondary School Swimming Championships. The four-day event at the Hamilton City Council-owned facility opens on the evening of Thursday 12 September, and runs through Sunday 15 September. More than 700 competitors will take to the water across five age groups and 49 swimming events totalling more than 4500 swims. Stuart Davidson, the Council’s Aquatics Manager, says hosting the NZ Secondary School Swimming Championships reflects the importance of the multi-million-dollar... Read More

Schick Championships teams decided at close of Premierships

Voxy: The four ‘AA’ Schick Premierships concluded on Saturday – the competitions that determine which 48 schools will be attending the 2019 Schick Championships in October. Seven of the 24 spots available for the ‘AA’ Boys National Championship were on the line in Schick Premiership Zone 1. Saint Kentigern College made up for the disappointment of losing the College Sport Auckland Premier Final a couple of weeks ago by claiming the Zone 1 Premiership crown with an 88-79 win against defending National champions Rosmini College. As expected, the top six... Read More