Rosmini College Year 9 student Connor Ashdown (14) of Albany, after winning golds for both the Individual Intermediate Kata and the Individual Premier Kumite at the New Zealand Open Championships in Christchurch, has been selected to represent New Zealand at the 17th Oceania Karate Championships in New Caledonia.
Rosmini College Year 9 student, Francesco Kayroux, together with fellow crew member, Oscar Gunn, has won the 29er New Zealand National 2016 title. Well done Francesco!
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 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.