College Sport

St Mary's netballers court success

St Mary's College wing attack Maddie Feaunati looks for a pass during the final of the College Sport Wellington netball ...

Another premier netball tournament title for St Mary's was driven by their highly-successful year 12s.

Young weightlifter raises the bar

Piper Gwyn, 16, recently returned home from the Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Bangkok.

Piper Gwyn broke a New Zealand record when competing at the youth world championships.

Havelock North students representing NZ

Havelock North High School high achieving athletes Georgia Hulls (sprinting, on the left) and Jenna Tidswell ...

Two Havelock North girls are making great strides in their respective sports

Teen fills big boots

Aotea College second XV player James Powell, 16, who will be able to take the field against St Pat's Silverstream 3rds ...

James Powell can now play rugby for his college after the donation of size 16 boots.

Naholo Jr runs like Waisake

Kini Naholo playing for the Hastings Boys' High School first XV against Wellington College in April.

The younger brother of All Blacks winger Waisake Naholo scores six tries in college game.

Students warned of supplement dangers

Young athletes need to be wary of what they put in their body as many supplements and prescription drugs contained ...

Workshop delivered to more than 250 promising female athletes in Wellington an eye-opener for some.

Teenage swimmer off to the Bahamas

Chelsey Edwards, Bahamas bound.

Swimmer Chelsey Edwards is one of three Wellingtonians in the New Zealand Commonwealth Youth Games team,

Wellington College aim to build

Wellington College rugby player Josh Morgan Ranui tries to evade a Hastings Boys' High School tackler on April 29.

A young first XV will take the field for the college as they celebrate 150 years of existence.

Bright future for capital footballer

Natalie rounding the defender and goalkeeper to tap home during the Wellington United Sapphires v Tawa, premier league match.

Juggling school and four football teams is all in a day's work for young athlete Natalie Olson.

St Mary's in sevens heaven video

Wellington's St Mary's College sevens team celebrate winning in Japan.

No field? No problem for world-beating Wellington schoolgirls' team.

Stoupe serving up a storm

Hutt International Boys' School's rising tennis star George Stoupe.

It's a delicate balancing act for HIBS' rising tennis star George Stoupe.

Showemup turned out

Showemup is the Southern Filly of the Year.

Showemup's 3-year-old campaign is over.

Ballers bouncing off to Vegas

Victor Allen and Fraser Beggs with coach Angelo Robinson.

Two teenagers picked for NZ Basketball Academy teams.

Strength in Wellington women's softball

Sacred Heart College softball coach Scott Robertson with team members (L-R) Pallas Potter, Destiny Savage and Bailey ...

The immense strength of women's high school softball in Wellington has been showcased at the most recent division one and two national secondary schools tournaments.

Christians family can do it all

L-R: Wellington siblings Aidan, Madeleine and Jonah Christians compete in very different sports.

´╗┐The Christians kids play a total of four sports: AFL, rugby, surfing and competitive cheerleading.

Teens take game to Ireland

Upper Hutt City junior footballers Dan McKay and Josh McCarroll compete in the 'Super Cup' in Northern Ireland in July.

Upper Hutt junior footballers have been picked for youth team to compete in Northern Ireland.

Hammer time for young thrower

Kaleb Sola with his hammer at the Sola Power Throwing Academy in Moera.

He's not the biggest thrower in the circle, but Kaleb Sola has taken to the hammer like few others.

Silky smooth

Cory Silk with his dragster.

Breakthrough win after several runner-up finishes.

Hockey star has high hopes

Jamal Crawford-Spellacey strikes the ball.

Midfielder also plays rep and first XI hockey.

Wellington does well at NISS athletics

Wellington' Joel Carman (left) and Max Karamanolis run in the senior boys' 1500m at the North Island Secondary Schools ...

A strong haul of medals for Wellington's young athletics stars.

WGC kayaker on path to top

Brooklyn Saunders in the Mana Kayak Racing Club gear shed.

Brooklyn Saunders is off to the World Canoe Sprint Junior Championships in Romania.

Dual code star's eyes on the future

Tawa College student Tyler Smith, 17, is hoping to be a dual code sports star in softball and rugby league.

Tawa College's Tyler Smith is hoping for success in both softball and rugby league.

Moynihan tunes up for scholarship, as clubmates take age-group titles

Rebecca Moynihan and Jon Winter.

Club took three titles as Moynihan broke Wellington record.

Touch teams skip out on chocolate for prizes

Tobin Dannefaerd from Belmont School enjoys the popcorn treat at the Total Touch prizegiving in Lower Hutt.

Gone are the goodie bags full of chocolate for kids' touch teams in Lower Hutt

Promising future for Hutt schooled rowers

Maddy Devery (left) and Izzy Ahearn (right) at Petone rowing club.

Two 15-year-olds were part of a Petone Rowing Club eight which won gold at nationals.

Edwards battles through chest infection

Chelsey Edwards developed a chest infection during the New Zealand Age Group Championships, but still came away with ...

The talented young swimmer might have been sick, but she still claim five medals at age-group nationals.

Good touch for St Bernards

The St Bernard's College senior touch team is off to the nationals later this year.

St Bernard's College is re-branding its sport.

Heathcote Williams Shield brought back

Cricket's Heathcote Williams Shield has been brought back for Wellington high school cricket.

Time-honoured trophy brought back from into play for Wellington high school cricketers.

Swimming sensation dares to dream

Wellington's Lewis Clareburt broke one national record and equalled another at the New Zealand Age Group Swimming ...

Capital swimmer Lewis Clareburt has continued his rapid rise after he won eight gold medals

Main's mental toughness pays off

Former Football Fern Sarah Gregorius (right) shares her insights with Emma Main as they prepare to play for Upper Hutt ...

St Oran's College footballer Emma Main shows just what can be achieved when passion, motivation and mental toughness are combined.

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