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St Peter’s march to 2018 1A 1st XV title

St Peter’s march to 2018 1A 1st XV title
Auckland Rugby: St Peter’s College were triumphant in Saturday’s 1st XV 1A Final at Eden Park. A week on from their last gasp triumph over Saint Kentigern, they came up against a determined King’s College side. The game was barely 30 seconds old when a charge down off King’s first-five Zarn Sullivan led to the opening try to the Saints which was duly converted. There was no doubt that St Peter’s, buoyed by the majority of the 8,000+ in attendance, found another gear. They were camped inside the King’s defensive... Read More

Glendowie’s rise from winless league season to grand final

Glendowie’s rise from winless league season to grand final
College Sport Media: They didn’t win a game in the Senior A1 competition last year but Auckland’s Glendowie College 1st XI Girls Football side are just one victory away from clinching the Auckland Provincial Championship (APC) Division Two title on Wednesday. Playing in the College Sport Auckland Senior A1 Competition in 2017, the East Auckland based school were fortunate not to be relegated come the end of the season with just four draws to their name. Despite this, it was evident the team had the ability to play the beautiful game... Read More

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week
Week Four, Term Three Mt Albert Grammar School v One Tree Hill College – Rugby 10’s Semi Final   Papatoetoe High School v Aorere College – Rugby League   Mt Albert Grammar School v Westlake Boys High School Football Knockout Cup   King’s College v Sacred Heart College – 1st XV 1A Rugby Semi Final (Photo: Ben Gardner)   Takapuna Grammar School v Westlake Boys High School – Harbour Rugby 1st XV Final   Pinehurst School v St Mary’s College at the Division 2 Lacrosse Championships       Read More

Zheng looks to replicate Lydia Ko’s Olympic success

Zheng looks to replicate Lydia Ko’s Olympic success
Macleans College golfer Jimmy Zheng has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. His selection comes off the back of strong international form, and he’s excited at the opportunity to compete against the world’s best young golfers. Zheng will compete in two divisions at the Games. First up is the men’s individual championships held from 9 – 11 October. Following this, he will compete as a team with Juliana Hung (Burnside High School, Christchurch) in the mixed event from 13 – 15 October.... Read More

McIntyre & Overend selected for Youth Olympic Games

McIntyre & Overend selected for Youth Olympic Games
Murdoch McIntyre (Westlake Boys High School) and Dominic Overend (Auckland Grammar School) have been selected to compete at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. McIntyre will compete in the 2000m steeplechase and cross country, while Overend will race in the 200m sprint. The athletes obtained qualification at the Micronesian Championships in Vanuatu in early May which doubled as the Youth Olympic Games qualification event. Dominic Overend won the 200m in Vanuatu in a personal best 21.57s to secure his spot for Buenos Aires. Following surgery in April 2017 the 16-year-old Aucklander... Read More

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week
Week Three, Term Three Takapuna Grammar School v Rangitoto College – 6th Grade Rugby (Photo: Simon Harmer)   Long Bay College Teal v Rangitoto College C – U17 Basketball   Long Bay College 1st XI Football team after winning their APC knockout match against Rosehill College in a penalty shoot out   Mt Albert Grammar School v Macleans College – 13th Grade Football Knockout Cup   Saint Kentigern College v Westlake Boys High School – 1st XI Hockey   Green Bay High School v Auckland Girls Grammar School – Rugby... Read More

Westlake – squashing their opponents

Westlake – squashing their opponents
College Sport Media: Matthew Lucente hasn’t lost a secondary schools squash match since he was in year 9. The Westlake Boys’ High School student is the top ranked Under-19 player in the country and recently guided his college to a fourth consecutive National Secondary Schools Championship. Westlake Boys’ is the most successful squash school in New Zealand having captured the national title 12 times since its inception in 1985. Westlake beat hosts Palmerston North Boys’ High School 4-1 in the semi-final and Auckland Grammar School 3-0 in the decider, electing... Read More

Former AGGS student signs US Basketball Scholarship

Former AGGS student signs US Basketball Scholarship
Scoop:  U.S. Basketball’s got Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams … and now it’s got another New Zealander with big basketball dreams – Auckland teenager Rionne Papa. Papa has won a Full Ride Scholarship in the United States and leaves on Monday (August 13) for her new life in Missouri. The former Auckland Girls’ Grammar School basketballer is bound for Mineral Area College near St. Louis on a scholarship which “covers the lot” – everything from tuition to housing, food and travel. Her dream – to make it all the way... Read More

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week

College Sport Auckland Photos of the Week
Week Two, Term Three Long Bay College 3rd XI v Orewa College 2nd XI – Senior C Boys Football   Pakuranga College vs Northcote College Senior A Basketball (Photo: BC Photography / Ben Campbell)   Long Bay College v Kaipara College Rugby   Epsom Girls Grammar School & Mt Albert Grammar School Girls Lacrosse teams after the Division 1 Final   Green Bay High School Senior Rugby League Team   Pakuranga College Senior A Basketball (Photo: BC Photography / Ben Campbell)   Read More

Another big haul for Rissetto as boys premier basketball semi-finals spots become clear

Another big haul for Rissetto as boys premier basketball semi-finals spots become clear
Lacey Lowdown: Another 40 points (41 points to be precise) from Auckland Grammar centre Anzac Rissetto, his second in four days, accounted for Saint Kentigern College in Round 12 of the College Sport Auckland Premier competition. With two rounds of the regular season to play the result locked Grammar into third place on the competition ladder with an 8-4 record. In the other games played on Monday wins for Mt Albert Grammar and Rosmini College (both have 11-1 records) assured those teams of the top two places with the final... Read More