by St Paul's Collegiate School

February's sporting round-up

Other notable recent highlights include:

Footballer competes at national level

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Laurence I’Anson competed at the NZ Football national age-group tournament in January. His Waikato/BOP team finished second on goal difference. Laurence was one of two players from his team that were named in the NZ Football U16 tournament team at the end of the competition and he was awarded the Golden Glove.

Representative selections for cricketers

The following students were selected for their provinces and have played in regional and/or national cricket tournaments:

  • 2019 Junior Boys’ Secondary School (Regional) - Ben Urlich, Harry Trumm, Cameron Bird (Hamilton), Dylan Fletcher (BOP), Michael Robinson (Northland)
  • 2019 Senior Boys’ Secondary School Reps (Regional) - Curtly Harper (Waikato Valley), Kuwyn Price, Shivam Achary, Jack Sturm, Ollie O’Meeghan (Hamilton), Sam Lints, Will Potter (Northland), Neelay Mistry (Northern Districts Invitational)
  • Northern Districts National Tournament U17 Men’s - Kuwyn Price, Shivam Achary
  • 2019 Senior Men’s Hamilton Team (Regional) - Kuwyn Price (he was also invited to play an inter-squad Northern Districts fixture)

New students make their mark in athletics

Two new students to the school, who previously attended Cambridge High School performed outstandingly at the NZSS Track and Field Championships held in Wellington in December.

  • Josie Taylor – qualified for the World U20 high jump champs and gained a bronze medal
  • Alice Taylor – won the NZ Secondary School senior girls’ high jump champs