PARKSIDE WINS BOCCE TOURNAMENT
Parkside School have something to celebrate after taking out division one of the first Special Olympics New Zealand Bocce Inter- Secondary Schools Tournament. Six schools attended the tournament, and Counties Manukau regional sports coordinator for Special Olympics New Zealand, Dave Beattie, said it was a fantastic event. ’’This inaugural event, which concluded an intense training period over 8 weeks, was extremely well received by both students and teachers. Next year more schools will be involved in this evolving event and so competition will reach new heights.’’
WAIUKU COLLEGE ATHLETICS
House results: Totara 1, Rimu 2, Kauri 3, Matai 4. Junior boys: Liam Cutler 1, Logan Kempthorne 2, Jonty Short 3. Intermediate boys: Luke Rattrie 1, Jake Druyven 2, Daniel Wu 3. Senior boys: Kurtis Shuker 1, Daniel Rattrie 2, Cody Lush 3, David Sulu 3, Rory Lord 3. Junior girls: Nicole Kempthorne 1, Olivia Hopping 2, Aria Moore 3. Intermediate girls: Frances Good 1, Brittany Cunningham-Lee 2, Mereana Asafo 3. Emily Kitson 1, Kendall Phillips 2, Sasha Kyd 3.
Auckland Rugby League (ARL) has cancelled a training camp for the first time in 29 years due to damage caused by last week’s extreme weather. ARL made the call to cancel its Junior Educational Training System (JETS) camp at the YMCA’s Camp Adair in Hunua on Wednesday last week. It had to act fast to alert the 80 teenagers registered that a JETS camp would not be happening in 2017.