Congratulations to the following students who have made age group representative sides and will be travelling to represent Waitakere at the age-group nationals tournament in July.
* Milar Whaikawa - Netball Waitakere - Under 17/1s Heading to Rangiora for the NZ U17 Nationals in July
* Parehuia Delamare - Netball Waitakere - Under 15/1s Heading to Taranaki for the NZ U15s Nationals in July
* Terina Whaikawa Gordon - Netball Waitakere - Y9/1s Heading to Taranaki for the NZ U15s Nationals in July
Rugby has commenced with our Seniors moving into the 2C Open grade. Three rounds have now been played, for two wins and one loss. It is great to have Sigi Spath and Hannah Moselen onboard again, along with Siu Puletiuatoa as the team’s new assistant coach.
Our Juniors have played four games for three wins and one loss, showing exceptional promise in the early stages of the season. We would like to welcome our new, but very experienced coaches, working the juniors fairly hard, I might add – Lio Va’auli, Denis Ulcoq and David Fane.
This term we have five squash teams contesting the College squash competition. We have a senior A boys, two senior girls and two junior boys teams. All five are competing well, especially the senior A boys and junior boys gold team who remain undefeated after three rounds. Very shortly, we will be
selecting a boys and girls team for the Auckland Championship which is to be held overt two days at the end of June.
Tennis had a very successful season, where five teams competed in a seven week competition in the new North Zone Monday competition. Three teams reached finals and were impressive winners of their grades - Boys B2, Girls B2 and Boys B6. Our other two teams completed their season, both finishing
Our school’s Open Tennis Tournament was postponed prior to term break as most seniors were involved in various camps and trips. This tournament will
now be played in conjunction with our Junior Tournament in September.