Category: Sports

SPORTS UPDATE – Week Ending 28 May

A famous quote in sport is ‘the harder you train, the luckier you get’. You spend more time training than you do playing matches so turn up to trainings with a growth mindset and get purpose from your sessions – you will be rewarded in the back end of the season. Swimming Over the past… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 20 May

Pre-season is over and we are into the season. We need to make sure you are well planned and organised.   As Mr Hall said last week, set yourself up for the game by turning up on-time and ready to go. We have had some great performances over recent times.  Congratulations to THEO BRAY who won… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 9 April 2021

The business end of the season shifts our focus from performance to results and Rongotai is again amongst the GOLD. Floorball During Summer Sports week our teams took on the best from the country and demolished Wellington College 3-0 in the Nationals Final with 3 outstanding goals from Hagan McFadyen, Alec Stewart and Jack Cobden-Cox…. Read more »


A great year of sport was celebrated at the College Sport Wellington Sports Person of the Year (SPOTY) awards ceremony on 8 November. Congratulations to Sam Brown (Swimming), Bevan Cox (Badminton) and Jesse Randall (Football and Futsal) for being named as Athlete of the Year in their respective sports.  Jesse was also a finalist in… Read more »

Sports Report – 19 June 2020

On Friday the Senior A Badminton team take on Tawa at 4pm at the Badminton Hall in Hataitai. Junior Badminton begins on Thursday next week, Draws and teams are on the noticeboard at school. In Basketball, last Tuesday the juniors went down to Wellington College 63-50 in a tough fought battle at home. The Seniors… Read more »

CSW Competitions to Resume

College Sport Wellington has confirmed the start dates for a number of secondary school competitions and events this term.  The planning by College Sport Wellington and its partners means that the appropriate risk mitigation measures will be in place before these start dates.  Ongoing, these plans and measures will be updated as new guidelines are… Read more »

McEvedy Shield Athletics

Tuesday 3 March was the annual McEvedy Shield here in Wellington. There were some notable performances from the Rongotai team. Our 63 points, represents a 66% increase from last year where we achieved 38 points. This was our highest points total since 2015. We closed the gap between 4th and 3rd to under 30 points… Read more »

Sports Updates – 30 August

We are now in the final week of college sport for the winter codes. It’s great to see three Rongotai teams in the football finals this week. Reviewing the last week of sport, in Badminton, the seniors finished third in the Wellington Senior competition narrowly missing out on the final.  Next week the Senior A… Read more »

Sports Update – 9 August

We had a good start to the sports week last night, with Junior Badminton. A number of our juniors came down and played in the round robin phase of the Junior Badminton Cup. Up-to-date information is posted on the sports notice board weekly on the programme. The Seniors had a bye last week and tonight… Read more »

Sports Update – 2 August

It has been a great few of weeks for our sports teams and perhaps none more so than this week! In Badminton, the Senior A team had a tough 4-2 loss to Wellington College last week and has a bye this week. They currently sit 3rd on the table. The Junior Badminton Cup begins next… Read more »