Below are selected five Photos of the Week, highlighting some of the terrific secondary school sporting events and achievements over the past seven days.
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1. The coveted national First XV rugby Moascar Cup changed hands twice in a week! First, Timaru BHS won it off St Andrew’s College. Then Timaru then lost it to Nelson College, missing out 3-18. Now St Andrew’s College have the chance to win it back in their next match at Nelson College this coming Saturday. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/NelsonCollegeSports/?fref=ts
2. Perrie MacDonald recently represented New Zealand at the Australian Trampolining Nationals and came away with a gold medal and two silver medals. Perrie is Year 9 at Rototuna Junior High School. Photo credit: Waikato Secondary School Sport: https://www.facebook.com/sportwaikatosecondaryschools/?fref=nf
3. Hannah O’Connor of Sacred Heart Girls’ College, New Plymouth, breaks the finishing tape in first in the Junior Girls race in Saturday’s New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Rotorua. Other individual winners were: Dan Hoy (Westlake BHS, Senior Boys), Tessa Webb (Feilding HS, Senior Girls), Murdoch McIntyre (Westlake BHS, Junior Boys), Laurence Pithie (Christchurch BHS, Year 9 Boys) and Charli Miller (St Peter’s, Cambridge, Year 9 Girls). Photo credit: Athletics New Zealand: http://www.athletics.org.nz/
4. The Southland Secondary Schools Badminton Championships were held last Wednesday. Overall winners were Southland Girls’ High School in the girls grade and Southland Boys’ High School in the boys grade. There was close competition amongst the 23 teams entered. The NZSS Badminton Championships are in Hamilton from 29 August to 1 September Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/Southland-Secondary-Schools-Sports-147749331986956/
5. Wellington College beat Christchurch Boys’ High School 26-10 in their annual exchange fixture in Wellington last Tuesday. In the six previous games between the schools', four had been decided by a point and the 2014 contest was drawn 19-19. But, after a close start, Wellington College scored two converted tries to take a 14-3 lead into halftime and they kept their noses in front. Photo credit: Mike Lewis https://www.facebook.com/Mike-Lewis-Pictures-323353771157586/?fref=ts
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