Friday, August 28, 2009

Junior Hockey Representative

Andrew Miles was selected for the Southland primary school hockey team. This team will compete in the Hatch Cup (national primary schools' hockey tournament) during the next school break.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Representative Rugby

The following students have been selected for representative teams:

Southland U13 rugby team – JD Rowe, Sean Goffin, Mathew Pocklington

Southland U48kg team – Alasdair O'Reilly

Southland U65kg team – Daniel Boyle, Harlem Hayden, Nat O'Neill

Town U14 – Benjamin Boyle, Sammy Seau


Netball Results

Results from the Invercargill Netball Centre Competition:

  • Pierce Trophy - highest individual goal average - Lucy Heenan (82%)
  • Sargood Cup - highest goals scored (Senior Reserve and below) - Senior B (240)
  • Creative Curves Trophy - Reserve Grade winners - Senior B
  • 10th Grade Trophy - SS Grade 2 runners-up - 10A
  • Ottrey Trophy - Years 7&8 Grade 1 runners-up - 8A

Mrs Marshall

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Gold Metals for Weightlifter

Douglas Sekone-Fraser, Verdon's very own powerlifter and Olympic class weightlifter, has won a gold medal in the junior men's under 19, 75kg division at the national powerlifting championships held in Auckland earlier this month. Douglas lifted a New Zealand record 210Kg in the deadlift.

A week later at the South Island Olympic weight lifting championships, Douglas repeated his gold medal success of the previous year in the junior men's under 21, 75kg class.

A lift of 100kg in the snatch and 125kg in the clean and jerk were both personal bests. The 225kg total has elevated him to Olympic B-Grade status, which qualifies him for the Oceania championships next year.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Road Running Success

Oliver McLean, a year 8 student at Verdon, competed in the Clyde to Alexandra road race on Saturday. He finished third in the Year 12 boys' section, running 2km as part of the Harriers' event.


Boxing Training

We are looking for boys aged from 12 years and up to be trained to become a boxer.

Please contact John Pile 2168224, Elite Boxing Invercargill.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Representative Rugby

Congratulations to Nat O'Neill (8HY) who was selected for the Southland under 65kg rugby team yesterday.


Sunday, August 16, 2009

Southland Representative Teams

Hannah Lieshout is in the Southland Under 13 Basketball Team and Southland Under 13 Waterpolo Team.

She was selected by Basketball New Zealand for a Southern cluster camp in Dunedin. This is for the best basketball players from Timaru South and includes players from Southland, South Canterbury and Otago.

She is also attending the National Waterpolo Championships in Auckland during the September School holidays.


Saturday, August 15, 2009

Patronal Day 2009

Best wishes to you all. We were pleased to be able to join you at Mass for the Assumption.

R & M Tait

Monday, August 3, 2009

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