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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Indoor Ultimate Championships Wrap

Last weekend we saw a record of 37 teams take to the courts at Pulman Park Arena for the 2020 College Sport Auckland Indoor Ultimate Championships, making it the largest ultimate tournament ever held in New Zealand. Over 90 games were played throughout the day which featured fierce inter-school competition but also high levels of respect and the Spirit of the Game – essential in Ultimate due to the sport being self-officiated. In the women’s division, Epsom Girls Grammar dominated as they have done for a number of years with…

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Auckland Grammar & Epsom Girls win Indoor Ultimate Championships

The frisbee action moved indoors in Term 2 with the College Sport Auckland Indoor Ultimate Championships held at Pulman Arena. Eighteen teams from ten schools competed across the Open and Girls divisions with first-time entries from Birkenhead College and Rosmini College. The games were played in a fun, competitive atmosphere – as befits the self-refereed sport of Ultimate. The last round saw many close games as the teams sorted themselves out into groups that matched their abilities. In the Open final, Westlake Boys High School took on Auckland Grammar with…

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Auckland Grammar win NZSS Ultimate Championships

College Sport Media: Auckland Grammar School won the Open Division at the annual NZSS Ultimate Championships held in Taupo. They won their final over Hutt Valley High School boys 12-10 in the tournament at Owen Delany Park last Monday and Tuesday. AGS had earlier wins in the tournament against Wellington High School (13-3), New Plymouth Boys’ High School (12-5), Lytton High School (13-4), HVHS (13-9, first meeting), Green Bay High School 2 (13-0) and Westlake Boys’ High School (13-3). Click here to read more…

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NZ Teams named for World Junior Ultimate Championships

New Zealand Ultimate is proud to announce the New Zealand teams that will compete at the World Junior Ultimate Championships to take place in Waterloo, Canada from 19-25 August 2018. New Zealand will be represented in both the Under 20 Men’s and Under 20 Women’s divisions. The teams have been selected out of the National Training Squad, a group of players who have been working with the national coaches with a series of camps in 2017 and early 2018. The NTS was itself selected following performances at the NZ Secondary School Ultimate…

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