Michael Slessor-White, James Catlin and Devon Harris have just been invited by NZ Water Polo to trial for the NZ U16 side to play Australia next month. The boys will be participating together in a three day national training and selection camp in two weeks time, from which the NZ team will be announced. Making the NZ side [13 players] will be very tough as there are already a number of incumbents. This is an outstanding achievement and we wish them well.
The Rosmini College Golf team came second in the team NETT division of the North Harbour Intercollegiate Tournament which was played at the North Shore Golf Club on Monday, 9th May. This was largely due to a fantastic score by Year 10 student, Kaleb Wharepouri (14) of Mairangi Bay, of 80 and a good round by Year 12 student, Thomas Mooney (16) of Greenhithe. Kaleb also won the individual NETT prize. The other members of the four-- side team were Year 10 students Jack Shiret (14) of Riverhead and Jacob Wharepouri (14) of Mairangi Bay.
The Christchurch Karate Open is an international level tournament. Rosmini College Year 9 student Connor Ashdown (12) of Albany won gold for both the Individual Intermediate Kata and the Individual Premier Kumite. Kumite is the hardest division for Connor’s age group and it had competitors in it who had won at previous Oceania tournaments. Connor’s team came third in both the team Kata and the team Kumite.
On the 14th – 15th May, Rosmini College Year 9 student, Blake Platt (13) of Mairangi Bay, competed in the Canterbury Open Judo Champs. He competed up an age group (14-17 year olds) for experience and won a gold medal in the Cadet Men U50kg. He also competed in the U55kg Cadet Men for further experience. The next day he competed in his current age category and he won a gold medal in the Senior Boys U50kg.
The Rosmini Colts 2 team, who played under the Takapuna District Cricket Club banner in the Auckland Cricket Association Premiere Club Two Day Competition, have emerged as the champions for the 2016 post Xmas tournament. Their achievement was acknowledged at the ACA Prize-giving held at Eden Park, and they were awarded the Ken Deas Cup. Their achievements were also recognised at the Takapuna Cricket Club prize-giving. The team consisted of Sam Gordon, Indu Narahenpitage, Finn Wilson, Oscar Robertson, Harrison Gobbie, Fergus Lee, Sam Charleton-Maunder, Timothy Carter, Isaac Miller, Joshua Paul, Sam Davies and Liam Mackinnon.