2019 Basketball Information

At St Peters we have students from year 7 through to 13 and playing at various levels ie Participation/Social to Competitive.

In 2011 we had 82 students playing basketball and in 2018 we had 370 players.

St Peters College has a strong basketball programme with teams competing at Premier, Open, Under-17, Under-15 levels and Middle School levels. We also have a Social League, which is an in-house basketball league, for beginners and social players.

Our gymnasium has a main court with two small basketball courts that run across the main court that we use for training and competition. The school itself has several basketball hoops.

Our 2019 programme major goals are:
• 1st V to retain status in the premier grade and qualify for the National Secondary Schools Tournament
• U17A qualify for Greater Auckland Tournament
• Junior Premiership team to make top 10
• Middle School team to make Top 15 at AIMS and qualify for the Inter-zone Tournament.

Recent Basketball Programme Achievements


1st V placed 7th in the College Sport Premier Grade, Junior Prems placed 7th at the Zone 1 regional tournament and AIMS team places 26th. 2018 also saw the inauguration of the St Peters Social League.


We were the Auckland Senior A Grade (1st V) and Middle School Central Zone champions. Our 1st V qualified for the National Tournament for the first time in the school’s history and also qualified to compete in the 2018 Auckland Premier Grade


We were the Auckland Greater Wider Basketball Open Grade (1st V) and U15 Central Zone champions, Runners up in the U17 Central zone and Middle School Central Zone tournament.

We have also had many St Peters College basketball players go on to regional representative honours.


Terms played

While Basketball can be played year round, our main focus is during Terms 2 and 3.

Our Competitive Teams are entered College Sport Auckland Central Zone Competitions (Junior Prems, U15, U17, U19 and Open Grade) and our Middle School Teams are entered into the Auckland Basketball Services Leagues.


All registrations must be completed online.


Click on the following link to register to play Competitive Basketball for the School in 2019: register here

Registrations close Wednesday 13 February 2019.



Trials will be held on the following days in the School Gym:


Competitive Team Trials
Day Date Age* Time
Saturday 16-Feb-2019 Year 7 0900 – 1030
Year 8 1100 – 1230
U15 1300 – 1430
Saturday 23-Feb-2019 Year 7 0900 – 1030
Year 8 1100 – 1230
U15 1300 – 1430
Saturday 02-Mar-2019 U17 1100 – 1330
U19 1400 – 1600
Sunday 17 March Year 7 0900 – 1030
Year 8 1100 – 1230
U15 1300 – 1430

Note: If your son is playing a summer sport that affects his ability to trial on a Saturday please make sure he attends the Sunday session 17/3. If unable to make any trial, please contact Mr Haddleton to discuss any options.

If you are wishing to trial for the 1st V please register your interest with Mr Haddleton at the Sports office. These are being held separately and by invitation in the first instance.

*Age groups are your age, as at 31st December 2019. Eg. If your age is 15 at the end of the year, you will play in the U17 grade.

Game days*


1st V                                Friday and some Mondays – home and away.

U19                                  Wednesdays after school – venue based (ie always at the same venue).

U17                                 Tuesdays after school – either B&T Stadium, Kohimarama and Epsom Girls Grammar

Junior Prems                      Wednesdays after school home and away.

U15                                 Wednesdays – venue based (ie always at the same venue).

Middle School                     Thursdays – either at B&T Trust Stadium, Kohimarama or St Kentigern’s Prep, Remuera.

*Nb: these days are not yet confirmed but are indicative from 2018.

Practice times*


Middle School                                                  Monday/Wednesday before school

Junior Prems                                                   Tuesday before school

U17                                                               Thursday before school

U15                                                              Friday before school

U19                                                              On Weekends (Times and days to be confirmed)

1st V                                                             Tuesday’s and Thursday’s after school

*these times are indicative at this time and are subject to change. Morning trainings are from 6.30 – 8am.



Team                                                            Cost

1st V new player                                              $350   (includes 1st V Gear)

1st V existing player                                          $250

1st V all players (Strength and Conditioning)     TBC

All other competitive teams                               $150


Playing Uniform – Competitive Teams

Playing Singlet                                       $57 (compulsory)

Shorts                                                    $43 (compulsory)

Warm up t-shirt                                      $57 (Blue P.E. t-shirt is acceptable should you choose not to purchase the Basketball Specific Warm up shirt as it is not compulsory to do so)

For more information on the uniforms click here

Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels. No mouth guard = no play.

T-shirts are not allowed to be worn underneath their Basketball Singlet.

Coaches are not permitted to play boys who have incorrect uniform.


Nb: All Fees and Uniform Prices are not yet confirmed for 2019 and the indication above are indicative from 2018.



All registrations must be completed online.

Click on the following link to register to play Social Basketball 2019: register here

Registrations close Wednesday 5 March 2019.




Social League trails
Date Year at School Time
09-Mar-2019 Year 7 & 8 0900 – 1030
Year 9 & 10 1100 – 1230
Years 11 – 13 1300 – 1430

The social league trials will be used for players to meet and create teams.


Game Days:

Our Social teams play at St Peters on Friday nights when there are no games scheduled for the 1st V home games.

NB – When the 1st V have a home game on a Friday the 1st V game takes precedence.


Fees: $75 per player


No trainings are schedule for these teams. However, if a team does wish to train the team can contact the Director of Basketball to arrange a time to access the School Gym on the weekend.


Playing Uniform – Social Teams

Teams are to get their own uniforms and these are to be organised by the team.

T-shirts or singlets only. These are to be all the same colour and must have at least one number on them (from 0 – 99 only). The number can either be on the front or back of the T-shirt/singlet. Second number is optional and not required.

Shorts do not have to be uniform but must be worn (no track pants to be worn).

Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels



The Director of Basketball is Mr Leyton Haddleton. Students are able to speak to him in the Gym or Sports office during the School day and is able to be contacted via email.