South Zone Winter Tournament 2015

Hi all
Thanks so much to our teachers, parents and Year 10 students for helping out at the South Zone Tournament today – we all had a great time and the top teams did extremely well with one of our best results ever.
Year 5/6 A Hockey – 1st
Year 5/6 A Netball – 1st
Year 5/6 A Football – 1st
Year 5/6 Rugby – 2nd
Year 7/8 A Netball – 1st
Year 7/8 A Hockey – 1st
Year 7/8 A Football – 2nd (possibly 1st?)
Year 7/8 Rugby – automatic qualifier
Apart from the Year 5/6 Rugby- all of the above teams will be going to the Canterbury tournament on Thursday 27 August!!! This is outstanding and we all know that all our success is due to God.
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Year 6 Rippa team going to Wellington!

Our winning team!
Our winning team!

Wow, fantastic news today from the ASB Football Park in St. Albans  – our Year 6 Rippa Rugby Team has won the Canterbury Tournament and therefore has qualified for the New Zealand Champs – the Rippa World Cup in Wellington on 13-15 September, where they take on another 19 teams from all around the country! They get free travel, accommodation, food and uniforms – all provided by the NZ Rugby Union.

We thank God for such an amazing achievement – the first by our school and the first by a school from outside the North Zone.

The team went through the Canterbury tournament today unbeaten with four wins and one draw. Thanks to the parents and Mr Frost who came to support us.

Results – click here: Rippa Resukts 2015

Y6 Rippa Rugby and Y5-8 South Zone Winter Tournament

Y6 Rippa Rugby: On Monday 27 July our Year 6 Rippa Rugby team is playing at the Canterbury Tournament at the ASB Football Stadium in Cranford Street. The teams is:

Boys: Tom Harrison, Andrei Tomkinson, Jamie Ehau, Jacob Walters, Ben Mason Res. Charlie Hickey

Girls: Maddie Morrow, Serena Morgan, Alisha Winder, Emma Alcock, Samantha Weavers

Draw: For a copy of the draw, please click here: Rippa Rugby Draw 2015

Y5-8 South Zone Winter Tournament: This is being played on Wednesday 29 July 12.00-2.30pm at South Hagley Park. All of our Year 5-8 Thursday teams are involved, please click here for the draws and information: SZ Winter Tournament Programme 2015

Two more wins and a close loss for Netballers

Our Year 9/10 Netball team did extremely well today and just missed out on a Semi-final place by one goal in the South Island Secondary Schools Junior Netball tournament.

After beating Lincoln High 26-11 and then Waimate 39-9 they had a heart-breaking loss to Ellesmere College 22-21 in the quarter-finals. Yesterday they beat Mt Hutt College 22-15 and St John Paul College 39-2 before losing to Hillmorton 25-11.

On Wednesday they fight out for 5th-8th place in a field of over 30 schools – all the best in the cold!