With no junior cricket being played in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, Colin Rampling and friends have incorporated the EBOPCC, and are doing an amazing job in introducing the game to the low-decile district. A six week school programme before Christmas resulted in 85 juniors registered on Cric HQ...
St Pauls is a small secondary school in Ponsonby with it’s role comprising around 80% Pasifica students. It is well known for its impressive Rugby and League alumni. Former students include Mark Graham, Stacey Jones, Dane O’Hara, Sam and Sione Lousi, Francis Meli, Joe and Nigel Vagana, Bernie Fraser and many others. The school is going through a resurgence with its completed building programme and the appointment of former St Peters College principal, Kieran Fouhy.