Westlake Boys win tight Premier / 1A T20 Final

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Westlake Boys win tight Premier / 1A T20 Final

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

It was third time lucky for the finalists of the Premier / 1A Boys T20 competition as a hotly-contested final played out on Saturday. Hosts Westlake and Sacred Heart met under blue skies and ideal conditions, with the visitors winning the toss and deciding to bowl first. The Westlake openers wasted little time, finding the boundary and putting on 35 … Read More


Epsom Girls Grammar do double, qualify for Nationals

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Epsom Girls Grammar do double, qualify for Nationals

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Premier Girls T20 | Final¬† Takapuna Grammar 103/8 (A Tauwhare 4-23) lost to Epsom Girls Grammar 105/6 (E Buchanan 31*) by four wickets. Last Wednesday, Epsom Girls took out the Premier Girls T20 competition at Melville Park in a tense final at Melville Park. Batting first, Takapuna Grammar were reasonably positioned at 62/2 in the 12th over. Orla Langdon (24) … Read More


Young cricketers raring to go as School Cricket resumes this Saturday

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Young cricketers raring to go as School Cricket resumes this Saturday

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

After the extended lockdown of 2021 wiped out school sport in Term Four, School Cricket returns this Saturday and players are raring to go and enjoy our summer game. Many of the players enjoyed tournament-style cricket over the school holidays through their District or Club and now get the opportunity to represent their school colours once again. District Tournaments (in … Read More


College Sport | Finals

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College Sport | Finals

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Last week saw three College Sport Finals to close out the summer. Premier / 1A Boys T20 Final | Mt Albert Grammar vs. King’s College Mt Albert Grammar 90/6 lost to King’s College 91/8 by two wickets. Kings College snuck past Mt Albert Grammar in a low-scoring thriller last Wednesday. Batting first, MAGS were under immediate pressure when Muhammad Abbas … Read More


Epsom Girls book ticket to Gillette Venus Cup

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Epsom Girls book ticket to Gillette Venus Cup

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Gillette Venus Cup | Auckland Qualifiers 2021 This week, nine schools took part in the Gillette Venus Regional Qualifiers for Auckland. The tournament started with two Pools; Westlake Girls, Mt Albert Grammar, Takapuna Grammar, St Kentigern and Mt Roskill Grammar battled it out in Pool A, while Epsom Girls, Baradene College, Glendowie College and Diocesan faced off in Pool B. … Read More


College Sport | March 9 - 17

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College Sport | March 9 – 17

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Premier Boys / 1A T20 March 9 | Quarterfinals Mt Roskill Grammar 82/8 (I Lolai 35, L Anderson 3-5, M Abbas 3-16) lost to King’s College 83/6 by four wickets. Takapuna Grammar 126/7 (D Middleton 43) defeated St Peter’s College 116/9 (M Devoy 47) by ten runs. Sacred Heart College 140/4 (L Chandulal 60, A Mansfield-Putt 36) defeated Westlake Boys … Read More


College Sport Premier Boys and Girls Cricket | Week Two

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College Sport Premier Boys and Girls Cricket | Week Two

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Premier Boys Limited Overs | Saturday 20th February Mt Albert Grammar 200/8 (O Patel 64, KV Prakash 48, W Donald 35, R Jones 3-23) defeated Auckland Grammar 155 (W Jones 37, D Patel 4-14, P Mistry 3-25) by 45 runs. St Kentigern College 199/9 (R Patel 42, R Khurana 37, V Garg 36) defeated St Peter’s College 101 (O Taylor … Read More


Westlake Boys and Takapuna Grammar finish fifth at National Tournaments

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Westlake Boys and Takapuna Grammar finish fifth at National Tournaments

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Westlake Boys and Takapuna Grammar have both finished fifth at their respective National Tournaments, the Gillette Cup (Boys) and Gillette Venus Cup (Girls). Gillette Cup (50 Over) – Westlake Boys Westlake started with an excellent win in Lincoln, recovering from 12/3 chasing 229 on the back of an excellent hundred by Rustin Langford (113*) against Otago Boys High School. Earlier, … Read More


King's College win inaugural Premier T20

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King’s College win inaugural Premier T20

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

King’s College have won the inaugural Premier T20 Championship after a tense three-wicket win over Mt Albert Grammar on Saturday. Having won the toss, King’s gave their bowlers first use of a familiar home wicket. Louis Anderson and Muhammad Abbas repaid the faith by bagging a pair of Mt Albert wickets inside the first four overs. King’s bowlers kept attacking … Read More


Gillette Venus Cup | Epsom Girls Grammar School

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Gillette Venus Cup | Epsom Girls Grammar School

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Epsom Girls Grammar School have been crowned Gillette Venus Cup champions after defeating a tough Christchurch Girls’ High School in the final of the National First XI tournament. The central-city school finished with five wins and one loss, to Christchurch Girls’ earlier in the tournament. Highlights for Epsom Girls included the batting of both Annie Ewart and Amie Hucker, who … Read More