School Sport NZ Award Winners

Long serving school sport stalwart Jim Lonergan (College Sport Auckland CEO) was announced as one of the recipients of the top School Sport NZ Award in 2019,┬áChampion of School Sport. Jim has been active in supporting and promoting secondary school sport for 40 years. Jim coached and managed the Macleans College 1st XV for 28 years and organised overseas tours to Japan, the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia. He was, at various times, a manager of Auckland & Northern Region Schools rugby teams, both in New Zealand and overseas. He…

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NZ U19 legspinner Adi Ashok a World Cup wicket-taking threat

Stuff: It takes something special for a year nine student to be a member of his school’s first XI cricket team. But Adi Ashok was, four years ago at Mt Albert Grammar School in Auckland, and now he’s representing his country on the world stage. The 17-year-old legspinner has been included in New Zealand’s squad for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa, which begins this weekend, and will be one of the team’s key players, even though he is young enough to go again two years from now.…

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