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FDMC win the Yo-Row Challenge

The Yo-Row Challenge has come to an end! 

Zac Reid - you gotta do it, you gotta love it

Zac Reid - you gotta do it, you gotta love it

“Swimming in an outdoor pool in the Bahamas is completely different from swimming in New Zealand. You breathe in the hot air and it saps your energy. Halfway through I started to feel cramp in my legs. It was terrible at the turns. The race became a tough mental battle.”

Zac Reid recalls of the pain endured during the 1500m freestyle final at the Junior Commonwealth Games recently.

Reid developed a healthy lead, but deteriorating strength in the legs and a stubborn Aussie challenger made life difficult.

Francis Douglas far too good for Rathkeale

Francis Douglas far too good for Rathkeale

The Francis Douglas Memorial College first XV rugby side found their best form of the season on Saturday as they thumped Rathkeale College 83-7 in New Plymouth.

Mackenzie Barry on her way to realising footballing dreams with national call up

Mackenzie Barry on her way to realising footballing dreams with national call up

Mackenzie Barry only started playing football because her friend's dad coached a team. 

The Inaugural NZ Teachers' Games has been launched!

The Inaugural NZ Teachers' Games has been launched!

The New Zealand Teachers’ Games presents an opportunity for all teachers and support staff to have some fun with their colleagues and compete in a wide range of sports.

Zac Reid to lead Junior Black Fins

Zac Reid to lead Junior Black Fins

Fitzroy's Zac Reid has been named co-captain of the Junior Black Fins and the International Surf Rescue Challenge.

O'Connor wins NZ cross-country title

O'Connor wins NZ cross-country title

Sacred Heart Girls' College's Hannah O'Connor added another national title to a growing list after she won the senior girls section at the New Zealand cross-country championships on the Ascot Golf Course in Chistchurch.

Francis Douglas look to continue run into Taranaki premier football's top four

Francis Douglas look to continue run into Taranaki premier football's top four

If Francis Douglas Memorial College want to secure a top four finish in the Taranaki premier football league, results against the bottom half of the table will be key. 

Taranaki basketball talent getting recognition with national call-ups

Taranaki basketball talent getting recognition with national call-ups

With a number of national basketball squads being announced recently, one thing has been made clear - there is some quality young talent coming out of Taranaki.

Opunake High School basketball trio prove themselves at the top level

Opunake High School basketball trio prove themselves at the top level

On Mondays, Iritana Hohaia, Isabelle Cook and Simone Cook wear blue. 

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