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2008 Wellington Secondary Schools Volleyball

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Monday, February 11, 2008

Wellington vs Rongotai 2007Secondary Schools Volleyball has started back up again for 2008 Term-1. This is a big time for Senior Volleyball as the National Tournament will be held in Palmerston North on March 30th – April 4th. The Wellington Secondary Schools Volleyball Competition Draw is being posted on “College Sport Wellington’s” website.

So check the draw to find out times for the game, Junior Volleyball is being played around the Wellington area from 4pm or 5pm on every Wednesday of the First-Term. And the Senior Volleyball games are being played from 4pm or 5pm every Friday of the First-Term. The game is back for a full calander season, and so the Terms are not spilt but Term-1 is now carried on into Term-4.
Update: Wellington Secondary Schools Volleyball Tournament held at Walter Nash Stadium (Taita), Thursday March 13th (for boys) and Friday 14th March (for girls).


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Wellington 2008 College Volleyball Dates

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Sunday, January 6, 2008


  • Junior Volleyball.
    Competition will start Term 1 February 13th 2008.
  • Senior Volleyball.
    Competition will start Term 1 February 15th 2008.
  • 2008 Wellington Senior Secondary Schools Regional Volleyball.
    Date: 13th March (Boys) / 14th March (Girls)
    Venue: Walter Nash.
  • 2008 VNZ National Senior Secondary School Championships.
    March 30th – April 4th
    Venue: Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North.
    Closing date for entries and payment of Early Bird
    ($550 per team) – Friday February 22
    Closing date for entries and payment of entry fees – Friday March 7
    Website on VNZ
    The Opening Ceremony will be held at 6.00pm, Sunday 31st March, at Arena Manawatu. The finals will be held on Friday 4th of April. Event Flyer.
  • 2008 VNZ National Age Group & Secondary School Team Trials.
    Date: April 5th
    Time: 9am – 12pm
    Venue: Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North.
    Schools should ensure athletes who wish to trial for these teams, arrange to stay on following the National Secondary School Championships, or that team travel arrangements are made to accommodate.

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Final Standings NIJSSC 2007

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Saturday, December 1, 2007

North Island Junior Girls Final Standings

  Division  1   Division  2   Division  3
1 Trident A 1 Manurewa 1 Woodford Prems
2 Upwey 2 Long Bay 2 Hastings
3 = Whakatane A 3 = Trident B 3 = Hamilton
3 = Hillcrest 3 = Taradale 3 = Penrose
5 = Matamata 5 = Otumoetai C 5 Mahurangi
5 = Otahuhu 5 = RGHS A 6 Te Aroha
7 = Tauranga A 7 = Kawerau 7 Otumoetai B
7 = Avondale 7 = Tauranga B 8 Freyburg
9 = Te Puke 9 = Green Bay 9 Woodford A
9 = Tangitoto 9 = RGHS B 10 Te Kura O Hirangi
11 = WHHS 11 = Orewa 11 Spotswood
11 = Bethlehem 11 = Whangarei 12 Howick
13 = Kew HS 13 = Whakatane B    
13 = Otumoetai A 13 = New Plymouth    
15 = Mt Maunganui 15 = Havelock Nth    
15 = McAuley 15 = Tikipunga    

North Island Junior Boys Final Standings

  Division  1   Division  2   Division  3
1 Western Heights 1 Hastings 1 Te Puke
2 Trident 2 Fraser HS 2 Orewa B
3 = De La Salle 3 = Tikipunga 3 New Plymouth
3 = Otumoetai A 3 = Matamata 4 Otumoetai C
5 = Tauranga A 5 = Wellington 5 Tikipunga B
5 = Kelston 5 = Francis Douglas A    
7 = Orewa 7 = Trident B    
7 = Whakatane 7 = Otumoetai B    
9 = Otahuhu 9 = Tauranga B    
9 = Napier Boys 9 = Napier 2    
11 = Westlake A 11 = Hillcrest B    
11 = Penrose 11 = Taradale    
13 = Long Bay 13 = Westlake B    
13 = Howick 13 = Spotswood    
15 = Hillcrest A 15 = Westlake C    
15 = Havelock Nth 15 = Francis Douglas B    

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2007 North Island Junior Champs Results

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Wednesday, November 28, 2007

2007 North Island Junior ChampsHere is a chance to find-out the latest results of the North Island Junior Champs 2007 in Rotorua. In this tournament all games are played best of 3-sets (eg. 25-25-15). The competition kicks off (Wed 28th Nov – ends 1st Dec) with the Boys Games starting the tournament with an 8.30am start. The Girls follow shortly with rounds starting at 9am. You can checkout the Boy’s Games where there is 35 teams vying to be crowned 2007 champs. In 2006 the Div-1 Finals were played out by Tauranga Boys A (BOP) vs Rangitoto College (Nth Shore). It was won by Tauranga Boys A & they are back again to defend their title. 

Update: Some results are being posted, you can download a Microsoft Office Excel Sheet with 
Boy’s Results
from VNZ. Or go to the NIJSSC page at VNZ.

Story about the South Island Junior Volleyball Champs.


In the Girl’s Competition, there are 44 teams competing, just up by 2 teams compared to last year. Last year we saw an Australian College make the Div-1 Finals, they are Upwey High School from Melbourne. They faced off with Trident High School of the Bay of Plenty. Upwey went on to win the match and proving to be tough competition over the years, as they have made the trip across the Tasman for the last couple of years.

Update: Results are now being posted, you can check scores by downloading a results sheet for the Girl’s Results. Or go to the NIJSSC page at VNZ.

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Wellington College Sole Representitive in NIJSSC

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Sunday, November 25, 2007

You can see Va'a blocking on the right-side of this photoNorth Island Junior Champs are about to get on the way this Tuesday 27th Nov 2007 with Technical Meetings at 6pm followed by a 6.30pm Opening Ceremony.
First games will be Wednesday 28th Nov 8.30am for the Boys first games, then 9am for the first Girls games. It is taking place in Rotorua, and is set to finish Saturday 1st December.
There is a total of 44 teams in the Girls Competition, 2 of them are from Australia (Upwey High School & Kew High School). While there is a total of 37 teams in the Boys Competition.

Michael Va’a of Wellington CollegeMichael Va’a, Year 13 pupil of Wellington College (Winner of Best Male Wellington Volleyball College Player 2007) will coach the only team from Wellington entering the North Island Champs.

You can see the rest of the line-up of colleges as well as see the schedule from the VNZ website.

(Wed 28th Nov) Howick defeat Wellingotn 2-0 (25-23, 25-23)
(Wed 28th Nov) Wellington defeat Hillcrest B 2-0 (25-13, 25-12)
(Thurs 29th Nov) Orewa defeat Wellington 2-0 (25-11, 25-16)
(Thurs 29th Nov) Napier Boys 2 lose to Wellington 0-2 (25-15, 25-17)
(Fri 30th Nov) Wellington defeat Francis Douglas B 2-1 (25-18, 21-25, 15-11)
(Fri 30th Nov) Francis Douglas A defeat Wellington 2-0 (26-24, 25-23)

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Junior Hutt Valley Volleyball – Week 7

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Friday, November 23, 2007


Junior Hutt Valley Girls Div-1
Naenae vs Heretaunga, venue: Naenae, 4pm
Upper Hutt vs HVHS – HVHS Wins 1-2
Chilton vs Taita, venue: Chilton, 4pm
St Oran’s vs Wainuiomata, venue: St Oran’s, 4pm

Junior Hutt Valley Girls Div-2
Sacred Heart vs Chilton 2, venue: Sacred Heart, 4pm FINAL
Chilton 3 vs Upper Hutt, venue: Chilton, 5pm Playoff for 3 & 4

Hutt Valley Junior Boys
St Bernard’s vs Naenae, venue: St Bernard’s, 4pm FINAL
Taita vs Upper Hutt, venue: Taita, 4pm Playoff for 3 & 4

Note: Hutt Valley Girls Div-1 have no finals, just final round for Term-4. 

Check with College Sport Wellington for the rest of the other finals & playoffs.

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