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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
A further six prefects to our Student Leadership Team. Congratulations to Abdirazak Jama, Shannon Lucas, Diarn Maurirere, Taine Murphy, Tuaru Nathan and Steven Va’a on their appointment.
Summer Tournament week has just finished and there were some seriously impressive performances from our summer codes on the national stage, especially our Junior Floorballers who won the NZ Secondary School Championship!. Summary of all final positions are below; Junior Floorball – 1st in NZ Senior Futsal – 2nd in NZ Softball – 3rd in… Read more »
A group of 180 boys supported by staff and parents, participated in the Cancer Society – Relay for Life at Frank Kitts Park, Wellington. While raising a substantial amount of money for the Cancer Society the boys had a great night, running lap after lap for a very worthy cause. A lot of fun was… Read more »
Newtown Park was once again the venue for the four colleges (Rongotai College, Wellington College, St Pat’s Town and St Pat’s Silverstream) to contest the annual athletics event between the colleges. Wellington College were again triumphant in 2018. Rongotai College athletes participated well.