Peterhouse Boys hosted the monthly interschool Archery tournament on Sunday 1 October 2023. The PHB A team placed second, tied in score on 1114/1200 but losing out on a ‘ten count’. Xuan Ze Hong placed second in the individual ranking with 289. Christiano Uriri, Musa Kurenzvi, and Matthew Gratwicke placed 5th, 6th and 8th respectively.

Over the weekend, Tomupeishe Gurupira travelled to South Africa to compete in the Aquelle SACSSA National Championships. He showcased exceptional skill and talent, clinching gold medals in all four events. In the long jump, he not only broke the existing record with an impressive leap of 6.57m but also surpassed his own achievement with an extraordinary jump of 6.85m. Tomupaishe also triumphed in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay races, solidifying his remarkable performance for the Zimbabwe U16 team.

Results of the matches played versus Heritage played on 29/09/23 played @ Heritage
Played 5 Won 3 Drew 1 Lost 1
1st team won 50 – 35
2nd team won 10 – 7
U16A won 11 – 6
U15A drew 9 – 9 (all after 2 overtimes)
U14A lost 8 – 20

vs St George’s
Friday 29/9/2023
Played 1 Won 1

1st XI – T20
Peterhouse 145/2 (Campbell Macmillan 67*)
St Georges 114/8
Peterhouse won by 31 runs

Saturday – 30/9/2023
Played 8 Won 8 Lost 0 Drew 0

1st XI – 40 over
1st Innings
Peterhouse 289/2 (Campbell Macmillan 117; Sean Bennett 115)
St Georges 80 All Out (Akanaka Sachikonye 6/38)
Peterhouse won by 209 runs

2nd XI – 40 over
St George’s 119 (Cameron Rae 4/12; Darshan Niranjan-Bhana 3/27)
Peterhouse 122/9 (Tafadzwa Kashaya 32)
Peterhouse won by 1 wicket

U16A – 40 over
St George’s 170/9
Peterhouse 174/7 (Luke Marillier 55; Isaac Hildebrand 42)
Peterhouse won by 3 wickets

U16B – 30 over
St George’s 68 all out (E Berejena 5/20; Thabo Nkala 3/16)
Peterhouse 69 for 4
Peterhouse won by 6 wickets

U15A – 40 over
Peterhouse 258 for 6 (Blaine Candy 121; Ndiriwashe Munatsirei 48)
St George’s 81 all out
Peterhouse won by 177 runs

U15B – T20 test
1st Innings
St George’s 189/9
Peterhouse 153/ 7 (Luke Southon 68; Bentley Chapeyama 42)

2nd innings
St George’s 87 all out (Kudakwashe Magumeni-Dhlamini 4/17)
Peterhouse 124/ 5
Peterhouse won by 5 wickets

U14A – 40 over
Peterhouse 201/8 (Isaac Allott 53)
St George’s 68 all out (Jake Jones 3/2)
Peterhouse won by 133 runs

U14B – 30 over
Peterhouse 194 for 5 (Brendan Style 103*)
St Georges 126 for 7 (Brendan Style 3/29)
Peterhouse won by 68 runs

Well done to all the teams that took part this weekend and a big thank you to all the coaches who continue to give up their afternoon and weekend’s to ensure our boys are provided the best opportunity at success.

Special mention must go to Campbell Macmillan who throughout the calendar year playing for Peterhouse 1st XI averaged 83 in 15 longer version matches and 95 in 23 T20 matches. These stats will be incredibly difficult to surpass by any cricketer coming through the Peterhouse cricket system.

St George’s Regatta – 1st October 2023

Well done to the junior novice rowers who participated in their first regatta. The top results were as follows:
Azeil Casimiro won the men’s A single scull with TJ Gwaziwa coming in 2nd. The pair also won the men’s A double.

Mufaro Matiza had an excellent single scull race, winning the B event, with Takudzwa Guvheya coming in 2nd. The pair also won the men’s B double.

Guy Annandale also had a great day of racing, winning the men’s C single scull. Tungamirai Chinhamo came in 2nd, Tendeso Nyabereka 3rd, and Micah Mhlaba 4th. Annandale and Chinhamo won the men’s C double, with Mhlaba and Joshua Stone coming in 3rd. The quad came in 1st.

The novice quad, made up of Max Annandale, Nyasha Chipendembe, Tyler Moss and Jason Moulder came 2nd in their race.

Results of the Inter-schools swimming gala held on Friday at Hellenic;

1st Christian Brothers College 1221 pts
2nd Hellenic Academy 984 pts
3rd Peterhouse Boys 961 pts
4th St Johns College 847 pts
5th St Georges College 839 pts
6th Eaglesvale School 692 pts
7th Prince Edward School 564 pts

Results of the table tennis matches played versus Harare International School
U16 Peterhouse won 4 – 1
1st team Peterhouse won 5 – 0

vs Hellenic
Played 4 Won 1 Drew 1 Lost 2
1st Lost 2-10
U16 Drew 6-6
U15 Won 10-2
U14 Lost 5-7

Results of the Marondera High U17 Tournament where Peterhouse fielded an U16 team.
Group stages
vs Marondera High lost 0 – 2
vs Mazowe lost 0 – 2
vs St Ignatius won 2 – 1
Peterhouse finished 3rd in this group and failed to progress to the next round.

Friendly matches played on Saturday at Hellenic
Played 8 Won 3 Lost 5
Vs. St John’s lost 2 – 12
Vs. Hellenic lost 8 – 9
Vs. St George’s won 7 – 3

Vs. St John’s lost 3 – 6
Vs. St George’s won 9 – 2
Vs. St George’s won 9 – 3 (second match)

Vs. St John’s lost 4 – 9
Vs. Hellenic lost 3 – 9


vs Watershed – Tuesday 26 September – Away
Results are as follows:
Juniors 79% v Watershed’s 43%.
Intermediates won 74% v Watershed’s 61%.
Seniors 73% v Watershed’s 69%.

vs Arundel & PHG – Tuesday 26 September – Home
vs PHG
As won 26 – 4
Bs drew 5 All
Cs won 33 – 0
Overall PHB won 64 – 24

Vs Arundel
As won 21- 5
Bs won 18 – 9
Cs lost 5 – 21
Overall PHB won 44 – 35

PHB were the overall winners, beating both Arundel & PHG.
Special mention must be made of Mudiwa Hakunavanhu & Tavonga Mhuriro who won all their games convincingly.

Last Tuesday we celebrated Book Day by dressing up as literary characters. The competition was tight and staff eventually chose the winners on the following criteria:
a) Pupils immediately identifiable as a famous literary character
b) You could see that the pupils had made the costume themselves
Winners were therefore:
D Block – Isaac Allot – ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’

There are two C Block winners:
Shingai Shumba – The Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz
Callum Scott-Elliot – Robin Hood

B Block – Tadiwanashe Parafin – Jack Sparrow
V Form – Keyan Waters – The Nazgul – The Lord of the Rings
VI Form – Won by PHG

PHG Inter-schools Quiz – Wednesday 27 September – PHG.
Results are as follows-
Out of a total of 17 schools:
PHB A came 1st/17
PHB B were 8th
PHB A came 10th
PHB B were 6th

PHB A came 3rd
PHB B were 8th

vs Watershed – Tuesday 26 September
Juniors: won with Simbarashe Muteve judged to be the best speaker in the Category.
Intermediates: PHB came second with Tinevimbo Mupangavanhu judged to be the second best speaker.