Success at Head of the Harbour: Auckland Secondary School Rowing Championships

Posted on February 17, 2017

Last weekend the Macleans College Rowing teams participated in the annual Head of Harbour Regatta held at Lake Pupuke.

The school sent a full squad of rowers across all age ranges to this competition.

The Regatta proved to be successful with a total of six medals won in both boys’ and girls’ events. Notable results came from Harry Newbury-Lee and Heath Shepherd who both produced a silver and bronze performance, respectively.

The squad is now building towards the remaining three regattas of the season with the next to be held at Lake Karapiro in two weeks’ time.

Boys U18 single sculls – Bronze
Harry Newbury-Lee (Te Kanawa)

Boys U17 double sculls – Silver
Harry Newbury-Lee, Heath Shepherd (Te Kanawa)

Boys U17 Single sculls - Bronze
Heath Shepherd (Te Kanawa)

Boys U15 coxed quadruple sculls – Bronze
Hugh Ibbotson (Upham), Trent Marshall (Batten), Dewald van Rooyen (Hillary), Matt Botha (Kupe), coxswain Aveshan Naidoo (Kupe)

Girls U18 novice double sculls - Bronze
Kayli Singleton (Kupe), Chelsea Cox (Upham)

Girls U15 coxed four – Bronze
Caitlin Harley (Upham), Isobel Sturgin (Te Kanawa), Jessica Taylor (Mansfield); Holly MacDonald (Kupe), coxswain Henry Smith (Kupe)