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  • Cricket lunch

    Raj and I shouted the team to McDonalds. No real reason other than we hadn’t done it before. I’d hoped we would win the game, but we played pretty lousy really. Nevertheless, the kids had fun and enjoyed the meal!

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  • Cricket player of the game

    Evan got player of the game today! He had some good plays including bowling one of the other team out and making 24 runs in 5 overs at bat. Really impressive – normally he’ll bat 15 or so on a good day. Close to Connah’s 30 runs!

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  • Narrow loss today in cricket

    The Black Aces today had a narrow loss in cricket, losing to the Auckland University Spurs. Apparently the Spurs have been undefeated this season and we lost by 1 run in the end. We were ahead by 7 runs with 1 over left and somehow they managed to pull ahead and win by 1 run. […]

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  • Swim meet

    The kids had a swim meet on the weekend and did awesome! Evan came first in each of his heats (freestyle and backstroke) and got first in the final for backstroke! Evan was very chuffed! Evan had a goggle malfunction in the freestyle final, which meant that people who he beat in the heat, beat […]

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  • 2nd game at cricket – 81:73

    The Black Aces won their second game in a row, so we’re now at 100% success rate! 81:73. Evan and Connor did awesome again as the batting pair.

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  • Lost another molar

    Evan lost yet another molar yesterday – it was loose and he simply yanked on it until it came out.

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  • Cricket 2012

    Evan’s signed up to Cricket this season and is really keen. We got some of the equipment already and he’s looking pretty good. He’s very keen to get started! Some images here:

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  • Paintballing

    Yesterday Evan’s rugby team went to paintball because they won the $1000 for selling the most number of raffle tickets. The kids had a great time. I also got to play and it was great fun. Afterwards we went to Rob’s house for a barbeque. What a beautiful house it is!!! Very cool.

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  • Kapa haka

    Evan joined the Shellypark kapa haka event today to do some traditional Maori dancing. I think he quite enjoyed it. Quite cool seeing Handro leading the haka. I wonder if he will some day for the All Blacks! Evan quite enjoyed himself and this year he felt comfortable enough to be without a shirt. I […]

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  • Evan – Most Improved rugby player

    We had the rugby prize giving today and Evan won most-improved rugby player of the year for his team! He was really chuffed by it! Evan did really make big strides in his game – his first season started without him knowing how to play, but with Rob, Willie and Darron’s help, they helped him […]

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