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  • Squash players remain top in region

    2 July 2018

    St Paul’s squash players have continued to dominate the Waikato secondary schools’ squash championships with a number of successful placings in both the individual and team events. In the boys’ competition, the individual championship was taken out by Temwa Chileshe Year 13. Luke Henderson Year 13, Mark McCluskey Year 11 and James… Read more

    Squash players remain top in region
  • Shooting for gold

    26 June 2018

    Year 13 student Louise van Bysterveldt outgunned her fellow female competitors taking away gold at the interschool clay target shooting competition in Matamata recently – a first for St Paul’s. In a competition that is usually dominated by Pukekohe High School, Waiuku College and Hauraki Plains College, Louise scored 85/90 across the… Read more

    Shooting for gold
  • Promising athlete secures Stanford scholarship

    4 May 2018

    Stanford University is one of the most selective universities in the USA, with only 4% of students who apply each year accepted. Among that small percentage is recent school leaver Kate Littlejohn. Kate has been offered a four-year athletic scholarship at Stanford. Her successful application was a result of both her academic strengths –… Read more

    Promising athlete secures Stanford scholarship
  • St Paul’s cricket pitch best in NZ

    23 April 2018

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s cricket pitch – Way’s Oval – has been named club/school pitch of the year by New Zealand Cricket NZC. It is the first time this particular award has been presented at a national level. The news came from Ian McKendry, NZC’s GM Grounds and Facilities, and is testament to the hard work of groundsman Ian Boyle… Read more

    St Paul’s cricket pitch best in NZ
  • A run of success at the Waikato BOP champs

    28 March 2018

    Records were broken and a number of top placings achieved, when our athletes headed to Tauranga on Saturday to compete in the Waikato Bay of Plenty athletics championships. St Paul’s had two athletes compete in the hammer throw for the first time. Caroline Kolver threw 33.24m to finish third in the open girls, and Campbell Robb threw… Read more

    A run of success at the Waikato BOP champs
  • Maadi Cup rounds off rowing season

    26 March 2018

    A long hard season of rowing has come to an impressive end at the 2018 Aon Maadi Cup – with a silver and bronze medal won, as well as a number of A final placings. St Paul’s had 43 rowers head south to Twizel for the national championship, which was held last week. Fine warm conditions on Lake Ruataniwha accompanied the early stage of the… Read more

    Maadi Cup rounds off rowing season
  • Athletes on form at central zone champs

    16 March 2018

    Results are in from the 2018 Central Zone Athletics Championships and once again, St Paul’s athletes were in record-breaking form. Held at Porritt Stadium on March 14, six titles were won by our athletes and 42 students qualified for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Championships. Sitiveni Lose Year 10 broke the zones' record… Read more

    Athletes on form at central zone champs
  • Rowing success at North Island champs

    5 March 2018

    It’s been a tough but very successful few days on the water for our rowing teams competing in the North Island Secondary School Rowing Championships. Held at Lake Karapiro, the three-day regatta saw St Paul’s take away eight medals in total – one gold, three silver and four bronze. St Paul’s had 53 rowers competing in this year’s… Read more

    Rowing success at North Island champs
  • Athletics day kicks off inter-house competitions

    28 February 2018

    House spirit filled Porritt Stadium last week for the school’s athletics championships day – the first of the inter-house competitions for 2018. There were some outstanding performances during the day, as well as some epic battles on the track and in the field. But there was no defeating the mighty ‘green machine’ Williams House, who once… Read more

    Athletics day kicks off inter-house competitions
  • NZ squash players triumph at Oceania championships

    23 January 2018

    Three St Paul’s squash players past and present represented New Zealand at the recent Oceania championships, held in Brisbane. 2017 school leaver Lwamba Chileshe placed first in the U19 division of the competition, which featured top players from Australia and the Pacific. Temwa Chileshe Year 13 placed fifth–eight and Sean Dykes 2017… Read more

    NZ squash players triumph at Oceania championships
  • UK football coach joins St Paul’s

    18 January 2018

    Newly appointed St Paul’s football coach Sam Wilkinson spent six years coaching football in the UK. He recently returned to New Zealand with a goal of growing the sport in his home region. Sam grew up playing football in the Waikato. After trying to pursue a career in professional football in the UK as a teenager, he returned to play… Read more

    UK football coach joins St Paul’s
  • Celebrating sport and culture

    30 October 2017

    In recognition of this year’s sporting and cultural talent, students attended the St Paul’s Sports and Culture Supreme Awards ceremony last week. Lwamba Chileshe and Kate Littlejohn were crowned the top sportsman and sportswoman of the year. Squash player Lwamba, has just recently qualified to A1 grade. He was selected for the New Zealand… Read more

    Celebrating sport and culture
  • Silver success at NZ swimming champs

    20 September 2017

    An intense three days of competition in the water saw St Paul’s swimmer Ben Littlejohn come out with four silver medals and one bronze at the 2017 New Zealand Secondary School Championships. The Year 10 student also gained four top eight finishes. St Paul’s was represented by seven swimmers at this year’s championships. In addition to… Read more

    Silver success at NZ swimming champs
  • Players selected for NZ Schools rugby development camp

    15 September 2017

    Four St Paul’s rugby players have been selected for the New Zealand Schools development camp. George Dyer, Sam Cooper, Fergus Burke and Luke Donaldson Year 13 were selected to attend the 2017 development camp alongside 45 other young athletes from across New Zealand. The three-day camp takes place this month and the players will be vying… Read more

    Players selected for NZ Schools rugby development camp
  • Slam dunking his way to the top

    13 September 2017

    Rising basketball player Tom Seuren has been identified as one of the best in the country. Only in his second year of playing basketball, the Year 12 student has been selected for the U17 North National Talent Development Camp, being held in October. Run by Basketball New Zealand, the focus of the National Talent Programme Camps is to… Read more

    Slam dunking his way to the top
  • Young rowers compete in world championships

    22 August 2017

    Taking their rowing international and representing their country, has been a rewarding experience for St Paul’s students Kate Littlejohn and Grace Watson. The pair have just returned from Lithuania where they competed in the 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships, placing sixth in the women’s four event. Kate Year 13 and Grace Year 12… Read more

    Young rowers compete in world championships
  • Second in New Zealand for squash

    10 August 2017

    Ranked second in New Zealand – our squash players have done us proud taking away the silver medal in the 2017 New Zealand Secondary School National Squash Championship. Jack Collins Year 11, Temwa Chileshe Year 12, Sean Dykes, Sam Wilson and Lwamba Chileshe all Year 13 competed in the championship, which was held August 4 – 6 in… Read more

    Second in New Zealand for squash
  • St Paul’s students join national high performance programme

    10 August 2017

    Two current and two past St Paul’s students have made the High Performance Sport New Zealand Pathway to Podium P2P programme. A development initiative created by Sport New Zealand, it is aimed at athletes who are deemed one to three years away from entering the high performance system. The programme is run regionally and in the Waikato… Read more

    St Paul’s students join national high performance programme
  • A stroke of squash success

    23 June 2017

    It was victory on the squash court this week for Lwamba Chileshe Year 13 who took the winning place in the 2017 Waikato Secondary School Squash Championships. Lwamba competed in the tournament on Wednesday and was the overall winner of the boys’ top division, beating Angus MacDonald from Hamilton Boys' High School: 11-6, 11-7 and 11-9… Read more

    A stroke of squash success
  • Yale students given the NZ footy experience

    20 June 2017

    Thanks to a new partnership between St Paul’s Collegiate School, the University of Waikato and Yale University’s Rugby Club, four Yale students have spent the past month training with local rugby teams, as well as immersing themselves in the Kiwi culture. Scott Cockburn, Vlad Sychou, Joseph Goode all 20 and Alex O’Neill 18 arrived in New… Read more

    Yale students given the NZ footy experience
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