Sports Round Up – 11-17 August

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The major sports story of the last week was our 1st XI Hockey result. Last Friday, Rongotai College continued to turn heads in Wellington Hockey circles after beating Paraparaumu College 4-2 away from home to book an automatic spot in the Wellington premier final, to be played next Friday 24 August. This is a really… Read more »

Sports Round Up – 4-10 August

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Last weekend, several of our senior teams played Wellington College in a number of fixtures. On Friday night the Senior A basketball side won their College Sport Wellington Top 4 match convincingly 94-71, and remain in equal 1st on points with St Pat’s, Town. On Saturday, both the 1stXI football and 1stXI rugby sides lost… Read more »

Sports Round Up – 28 July-3 August

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The last week was another busy and successful week for our sports teams, and this weekend there are some big match-ups against Wellington College in senior basketball, football and rugby. Last Friday night, the senior A basketball side beat Scots 94-76 in the last round robin match before post season. With that win, Rongotai finished… Read more »

TuTagata Festival

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Friday 27 July saw our Poly Club at the TuTagata Festival at the Michael Fowler Centre.   The large crowd was entertained by the 50+ boys in the Rongotai College Poly Club, who performed superbly as always. We can all be very proud of them.  The high level of performance was the result of a huge… Read more »

Sports Round Up – 7-27 July

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Term 3 is a busy term for sport, with winter sports winding up and the Wellington championship finals and National Tournaments to be completed, before we start preparing for summer sport. Over the holidays, a number of our sportsmen achieved success as individuals or as part of representative teams. Two students competed at the NZ… Read more »

Sports Round Up 29 June – 6 July

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In sports over the past week, the Senior Premier badminton side beat Scots College 4-3 while the Junior Premier side went down 6-0 also against Scots. On Wednesday, the CSW Senior singles Champs was held at the Hataitai Badminton Courts. Henry Hollis made the semi-finals of the tournament, while Bevan Cox won the Plate final… Read more »

Sports Round Up 22-28 June

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In recent sports results, the Junior A Badminton side lost against Wellington High on Thursday afternoon. However, there was good news in the CSW Junior Wellington Champs on Wednesday as the Rongotai A pairing of Nick Lowcay and Liam Kingston qualified for the final, before eventually going down to HIBS in a tight encounter. The… Read more »

Sports Round Up 15-21 June

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The Senior A basketball side continued their good start to the season beating Wellington College 83-68 last Friday. They are currently leading the Wellington Competition with 3 wins from 3 games. While this team has many great players, you should check out the video highlighting Finn McClure’s role in this game on the school’s facebook… Read more »

Rongotai College Big Band

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The Big Band participated in the NZ Youth Jazz Competition at the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga over Easter. You may recall that their participation last year was cancelled due to Cyclone Cook making it too dangerous to travel.  This year well and truly made up for it! With 18 months of rehearsals / gigs,… Read more »

Sports Wrap-Up – May 2018

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May saw the start of our winter sports in earnest with our football, basketball, rugby, badminton, table tennis, hockey and shooting teams getting underway while we also sent teams to one day swimming and cross country events. It is great to see so many of our students playing both a winter and summer code in… Read more »