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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.

CAMP CAN­CELLED

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.

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