15 Jun 2016

Wednesday 15 June 2016

The Auckland Rowing Association (ARA) Awards Dinner was held at Sorrento in the Park on Friday, 10 June.

King’s College rowers were duly recognised, with three awards being received:

  • Junior Rower (Male) of the Year – Ollie Maclean
  • School Crew (Male) of the Year – Under-16 Quad Scull (Hunter Coldham, Daniel Williamson, James Hall, Grayson Gaze, Hunter Gaze, Lachie Dixon, Lachie Cook – throughout the season six rowers represented the school in this boat)
  • Under-20 (Male) Points Score Badge

Ollie Maclean was the stand-out Under-18 sculler in Auckland this season, and has recently been selected to stroke the New Zealand Junior Quad Scull at the upcoming Junior World Championships in Rotterdam. 

The Under-16 Quad went through the season undefeated, winning gold medals at the Head of Harbour Regatta, the North Island Secondary Schools Championships and the Maadi Cup.

The Under-20 Points Score Badge can be attributed to the outstanding performances of our rowers at the 2016 North Island Club Championships, where they won four gold, three silver and one bronze medal in the under-age events.

The Awards provided a fitting testament to the achievements of the boys concerned.