Two impressive wins for girls rugby at Howick College

Times Online: Girls rugby at Howick College continues to go from strength to strength with two impressive tournament wins this season. The U15 7s team, led by Shalah-Maye Jackson and Aleksandra Tunufai, and the Open Girls 7s team, led by Abby Lockhart and Luisa Togotogorua, both took out their respective Auckland Rugby Secondary Schools 7s 2020 tournaments. The Open Girls team scored an extraordinary 37 tries throughout the tournament with only 1 try scored against them. The tournaments held on October 16 for the Open grade and October 22 for…

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Coaching for Impact

Are you a coach working with secondary school age athletes? Applications are open until 30 November for a new Sport NZ coaching programme that aligns with the Balance is Better philosophy, supporting rangatahi to have quality experiences in sport and stay involved for life. Coaching for Impact is a free coaching programme being introduced by Sport NZ in 2021. The main objective of the programme is to grow a collaborative network of coaches who influence positive change in youth sport aligned with the Balance is Better philosophy. Coaching for Impact will…

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Juniors get into the spirit of Ultimate

The first ever College Sport Auckland Junior Ultimate Championships were held on Sunday 8 November with ten teams competing. Many of the traditionally stronger ultimate schools were represented and they were joined by Kelston Boys High School competing in their first ultimate competition. The strong windy conditions tested all of the players’ throwing skills and although inexperienced, the players really stepped up to the challenge.  Despite the tough conditions, the day was enjoyed by all participants. In the Open division (boys and mixed teams), there were clearly three standout teams…

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