Just 16, and already has Hearts in a spin

LockerRoom: She may have just signed on the dotted line of a contract with New Zealand Cricket, but Fran Jonas still has to ask her mum or dad to drive her to training. Jonas has been recognised as a potential star of the game in New Zealand, thanks to the valuable weapon at her fingertips. But at the tender age of 16, she’s only just got her hands on a steering wheel with her learner’s licence. The left-arm orthodox spinner is the youngest of eight players from around the country who’ve…

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COVID-19 Updates

Monday 14 September: Following the Government’s decision that Auckland will remain at Alert Level 2.5 until at least Wednesday 23 September, College Sport Auckland have made the decision to cancel all remaining winter sports fixtures. With a maximum of four days of competition left, it is not viable for the winter sports season to continue. The College Sport Auckland Ski Championships on 21 September have also been cancelled – this event will not be rescheduled again. Although this is disappointing news for all those involved in secondary school sport, we…

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Teen bolts into Muslim women’s global powerlist

LockerRoom: At just 14, Aysha Hussan has already achieved so much, as the New Zealand face on the global Muslim women’s sports powerlist for 2020. A promising track athlete and netballer, Hussan says she knows it’s “a big achievement” to be on the list with 34 other Muslim women involved in sport around the world. The teenager sits proudly alongside 400m hurdles Olympic champion American Dalilah Muhammad, and Indonesian climber Aries Susanti, the first woman in the world to climb a speed wall in under seven seconds. Then there’s Emirati…

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