College Sport

Dragster a champion at age 14

Sarah Ward, 14, with the Datsun 120Y she races around the corners and turns of circuits such as the Port Rd Sprints, and the junior dragster she won a national junior title with, and will race again at the Port Rd Drags on November 29.

Sarah Ward's success at motor racing might be considered a collision of three factors.

Davey fifth at under-19 World Duathlon

St Pat's Town student Christian Davey finishes fifth at the under-19 World Duathlon Championships in Adelaide.

Christian Davey has capped an outstanding year of multisport with a fifth placing at the under-19 World Duathlon Championships. 

Georgantas riding high on BMX track

Upper Hutt College student Caitlin Georgantas has had an outstanding year on the BMX track.

Caitlin Georgantas is happy with how her year in the BMX saddle has gone.

Samuel aiming for US basketball scholarship

New Zealand under-16 basketballer Taane Samuel goes for a layup against Australia in the Oceania Under-16 Basketball Championships in August.

Taane Samuel will look to keep impressing on the basketball court in the hope of securing a US university scholarship.

Power in the throw and the scrum

Sporting allrounder Ben Power will look to win the New Zealand Secondary Schools shot put title next month before turning his attention back to rugby.

Ben Power is a star in rugby and athletics, but says the oval ball game will take over when he leaves Hutt International Boys' School this year.

Kiriana chases Black Sticks dream

Rising hockey talent Kiriana Wairau-Hunter has has had a big season in 2015 and dreams of playing for the Black Sticks.

Kiriana Wairau-Hunter aims for Black Sticks.

St Pat's Town trio sign with HBRU

St Pat's Town rugby players (L-R) Hannon Brighouse, Zac Donaldson and Jack Nelson-Murray have signed on for the Hawke's Bay Rugby Union.

Jack Nelson-Murray, Zac Donaldson and Hannon Brighouse have signed for Hawke's Bay after playing for St Pat's Town in college rugby.

HIBS attempt to break Wellington Gillette Cup curse

The Hutt International Boys School first XI celebrate their win against St Pat's Town in the Gillette Cup regional final.

Troy Johnson will lead his HIBS side to the Gillette Cup in search of an illusive victory for a Wellington school.

Reuelu-Buchanan eyes under-21 selection

Wellington East Girls' College netballer Mila Reuelu-Buchanan has a good chance of making the New Zealand under-21 team.

Wellington East Girls' College netballer Mila Reuelu-Buchanan has a good chance of making the New Zealand under-21 team.

Billingsley off to US university

Wellington and New Zealand under-20 footballer Noah Billingsley (right) will be attending the University of California Santa Barbara from next August.

Noah Billingsley will take his considerable footballing talents to the United States where he will attend the University of California, Santa Barbara.

College Sport Wellington award winners

Promising Wellington athlete Phoebe Edwards was the female Sportsperson of the Year at the College Sport Wellington awards.

All the winners from the College Sport Wellington awards on Sunday night.

Hillier wins male Sportsperson of the Year

Daniel Hillier celebrates becoming the youngest ever winner on the Charles Tour in October.

Daniel Hillier has ridden a wave of confidence on his way to an outstanding year in golf.

Edwards wins college Sportsperson of the year

College Sport Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Phoebe Edwards competes during the high jump at the New Zealand Athletics Championships.

Phoebe Edwards' outstanding 2015 athletics year has won her the female Sportsperson of the Year award at the College Sport Wellington awards.

Allen excited about familiar kayak pairing

Kapiti College student Tess Allen competes during the 2015 Canoe Racing National Championships, where she won six medals including two golds.

After a torrid time at the Canoe Sprint World Youth Championships, Tess Allen is hoping to get back into a boat with a more familiar partner.

St Pat's Stream sweep league, Town win sevens

Sione Uvea was the star for St Patrick's Silverstream as they claimed their second-straight Stephen Kearney Cup.

Labour Weekend might

HIBS win Wellington Gillette Cup final

Ben Sears delivered with bat and ball to help Hutt International Boys' School win their third-straight Gillette Cup regional cricket final.

Wellington will be represented at the Gillette Cup national cricket finals by HIBS for the second consecutive year.

Gautrey's redemption regatta at worlds

Hutt Internationals Boys' School sailor George Gautrey competes at the Yachting New Zealand youth trials at Murrays Bay Sailing Club in October.

Hutt Internationals Boys' School sailor will compete for New Zealand at the Youth World Sailing Championships in Malaysia in December.

Nix need to grab four-year lifeline

Phoenix supporters hold up a Ten More Years sign relating to the team's application for a 10-year A-League licence extension, which has been rejected by Football Federation Australia.

OPINION: Potential loss of Kiwi A-League team would be disastrous for New Zealand Football.

Hunter goes Dutch to improve football

Chilton St James year 12 Jayme-Lee Hunter (right) with her Wellington United team-mate Michaela Robertson during their trip to Dutch football club PEC Zwolle.

Jayme-Lee Hunter has returned from her two-month stint with Dutch football club Pec Zwolle. 

Sieni Mose makes Kiwi Ferns squad

Wainuiomata High School year 13 Sieni Mose is training with the Kiwi Ferns after just her first year of women's rugby league.

Sieni Mose has made the Kiwi Ferns training squad after an outstanding national rugby league tournament.

Three Wellington schools in netball top five

Wellington East's Tenika Leota was one of four players from her team who made the tournament team at netball's secondary schools nationals.

St Mary's, Wellington East and Wellington Girls' have finished third, fourth and fifth at the national secondary schools netball tournament.

Cricketing Kerr sisters keep getting better

Tawa College sisters Jess and Amelia Kerr bat together for the New Zealand under-18 women's indoor cricket team during the recent World Cup in Australia.

Mellie Kerr has made it to the New Zealand A team at the age of 14, while her sister, Jess, had a strong under-18 indoor cricket World Series.

Beautiful to see women's confidence grow video

Wellington woman Maria Brightwater-Wharf's enthusiasm for lifting weights has something to do with growing up with nine older brothers.

It doesn't matter if you've got the latest gear, "your talking is done on the platform".

Trio on target at shooting champs

Ryan Tait, left, Megan Turner and Brittany Turner have represented Aotea College at New Zealand shooting championship.

Megan and Brittany Turner, along with Ryan Tait are a trio who have their eyes locked on the target.

Wellington schools start well at netball nationals

Tiana Metuarau has started in strong fashion for Wellington East at the secondary schools netball nationals.

If the first day of secondary schools netball nationals is anything to do by, this will be a vintage year for Wellington schools.

Wellington Girls' lose second straight basketball final

After starring for Wellington Girls' College this year, Tegan Graham is eyeing a United States university to further her basketball career.

Wellington Girls' College have lost the national basketball final to St Peter's College.

Jackson wins national schools cycling title

Rongtai College's George Jackson won Wellington's first national secondary schools title in more than 20 years.

Wellington's long wait for a national secondary schools road cycling has been ended by Rongotai College's George Jackson.

Leti-I'iga fearless on rugby field

Porirua College student Ayesha Leti-I'iga has been a handful for her much older opposition in the women's national provincial championship.

Ayesha Leti-I'iga dreams of wearing a Black Ferns shirt one day, which could happen much sooner than she thinks

Wellington Girls' on track for national redemption

Tegan Graham will be an important part of Wellington Girls' College's quest for a national basketball title.

Wellington Girls' College have started well in their quest for national secondary schools basketball redemption.

Wellington East eye top national netball finish

Wellington East's Mila Reuelu-Buchanan (right) will be an important cog in her team's national title bid.

Wellington East and St Mary's will both be competitive at secondary schools netball nationals.

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