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ISO Distance Competition

  Congratulations to the College Sport Auckland ISO Distance Champions – Baradene College! Well done to all the staff and students across Auckland for getting involved in this challenge and keeping active during Alert Level 3.   Final Leader Board: School Kms Points* Baradene College 4972 3764 Glenfield College 1389 3149 Sacred Heart College 3524 2700 Horizon School 99 2424 ACG Parnell College 2032 1969 St Peter’s College 2279 1750 ACG Sunderland College 466 1665 King’s College 1694 1552 Mt Albert Grammar School 4772 1543 St Mary’s College 1438 1398... Read More

Student Spotlight: Evan Williams

Today’s featured student is a top rower from Takapuna Grammar School – Evan Williams. Evan won the under 18 single sculls at both the College Sport Auckland Head of Harbour Regatta and the North Island Secondary School Championships earlier this year, and although school rowing season was cut short with the cancellation of MAADI Cup, he’s kept up his rigorous training schedule at home. We caught up with Evan to find out how he’s staying motivated, who he looks up to, and who has helped him along the way.  ... Read More

Student Spotlight: Taryn Richmond

This is the first feature in our new ‘Student Spotlight’ series, aiming to highlight a range of inspiring students across Auckland for their involvement and love of sport. First up is year 12 Rosehill College student, Taryn Richmond. Taryn is stalwart of the Rosehill rowing team, and during the winter season she plays netball at premier level for both school and club. We caught up with her to find out about the role sport plays in her life, and how she’s staying motivated during lockdown.   How did you get into netball... Read More

Kingi getting ahead by going backwards

Māori Television: More than 2000 high school rowers are at Karāpiro this week for the Maadi Cup. Among them is Jadin Kingi from Sacred Heart in Auckland who is chasing gold on his home awa, Waikato. Jadin Kingi has reached the finals in two events at this week’s Maadi Cup national secondary schools rowing competition. And he might have a huge advantage up his sleeve, “Waikato is my river, my awa,” he says. “So, I say a quick prayer before I race so I can get the mana.” Kingi (Waikato,... Read More

Rowing Premier 8’s Lists

Boys Girls All highlighted players are considered New to School under the College Sport Auckland Bylaws: Yellow = eligible to compete Red = ineligible to compete until transfer process is complete Read More

Diocesan School for Girls win back-to-back Maadi titles

AucklandNOW: Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls has picked up back-to-back Maadi titles, becoming the first North Island female crew in 27 years to do so. Dio claimed the Levin 75th Jubilee Cup – awarded to the winners of the under-18 eight 2000 metre race – at Lake Karapiro on Saturday, securing the title by three quarters of a boat length. They were behind for most of the race before they kicked at the 500m mark and surged ahead of Hamilton’s St Paul’s Collegiate and Christchurchs’ St Margaret’s College. Dio head of rowing Rachel Williams said... Read More

Westlake rowing coach wants to give back to the school

The Waikato Independent: Half a second. Half a second was all that stood between Jordan Stanley and winning the Maadi Cup in 2009. Eight years on he is determined to give back to the school which provided him so many fond memories, and to try again at a piece of Maadi Cup glory. The difference this time is Stanley is the coach. A former Westlake student, Stanley has coached the senior Westlake Maadi squad for the past two years alongside his father Mike. Jordan Stanley is trying again for Maadi glory, this time... Read More