News for Colts Cricket, Senior Volleyball and Athletics.

Colts Cricket
A new addition to 2021's sports offering, our Colts cricket team, made up of players from Year 8-10 had their first game vs Rosmini on Saturday, 13 February. What an excellent way to start the season with Solomon Nash scoring 66 not out, whilst all his teammates contributed runs for a total score of 158 runs of 20 overs! Accurate bowling and sharp fielding restricted Rosmini to 122 runs, handing a 26 run victory to the Colts!

DATE CHANGES due to Covid-19
1st XI vs Northcote - Postponed to Wednesday 24th February, 3.00pm @ Northcote

Senior Volleyball
Volleyball is a sport which is surging in popularity in secondary schools. Not to be left out, our seniors are entered in Central/East zone, playing every Thursday at Dilworth College. The first game didn't go so well for our new team with a loss to AGS, but Fano Tutia and his teammates are committed to extra training and extra work to get up to speed. I was impressed with the mature response to the loss and the commitment shown by this team.

Year 12 Kainoa Keereweer has been working hard representing St Paul's on the national athletics stage at various events; a quiet achiever with some impressive results:

NZ Secondary School Track & Field Champs: Junior Boys Long Jump – Top 8 in New Zealand 6.08m
North Island Club Champs: U15M – Bronze in Hurdles, Bronze in 100m, Gold in 4 x100m Relay, new Auckland record
South Island Club Champs: U15M – Silver in Long Jump, Bronze in 100m
North Island Interprovincial Champs: U15M – Gold in Long Jump, Silver in 100m, Bronze in Hurdles
Auckland Senior Track & Field Champs: U16M – Gold in Long Jump, Silver in 100m, Bronze in 200m and Hurdles

Sports Registration
Thank you to the families who have returned their sports permission forms via email already. Without families signing off on all conditions of sport team registrations, your son will not be eligible for selection. Please check your emails regularly as our communications and permission slips will always be sent home in emails.

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