Category: Sports

Cross Country

Congratulations to Desmond Reddy (Year 9) who recently won the New Zealand Under-14 Secondary Schools’ Cross Country in Nelson. Desmond then followed it up the next day with a win representing Wellington in the team  relays.

Māori Sportsman of the Year 2021

At the recent Sports Awards Assembly Harry Hall-Gray was named the Maori Sportsperson of the Year for 2021.   Harry has been very involved in a number of sports during his five years at Rongotai College but his main sport has been Water Polo. Congratulations Harry!  

Sports Update – Week Ending 13 August

During the course of Term 3 we have highlighted a number of performances from our students outside of our mainstream codes, today we are going to acknowledge yet another of our own. MAX PETHERICK who represented Wellington in the Central North Island Quad tournament held recently in New Plymouth. Max played with distinction and displayed… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 6 August 2021

Rongotai is a like a micro version of New Zealand when it comes to the Olympics, we are small in size but we punch above our weight, this is highlighted but ALL our premier teams being in the codes top divisions and come finals time we are always in the hunt. In Sport they always… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 9 July 2021

BASKETBALL Its been a testing time for the Senior A Basketball team who had a rematch with Wellington College this past Friday, going down in a close fought 72-96 loss.  FOOTBALL The 1st XI took on St Pats Town last weekend and got the chocolates with goals from Preston Rota and Matene Da Vanzo securing… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 2 July

Thanks to all the players, coaches, managers and parents who swung into action over the past 10 days in our covid response.  College Sport Wellington mandated “no spectators” and it was great to see this followed in our indoor venues and outdoor facilities. Over the past two weeks our premier basketball, football, hockey and rugby… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 18 June

If you fail to prepare, you are preparing to fail. This weekend highlighted the time and effort your coaches have put in behind the scenes to prepare you each weekend. Some fantastic results have come out of the weekend but this is only just the beginning. FOOTBALL Congratulations to our 1st XI who in the… Read more »

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 »