Sunday 26th July 2015

Our Student continue to excel across a range of sports

Dominic Morrison and Callum White
Dominic Morrison and Callum White

Football - Otago

A large number of boys were named in the Otago Football squads for 2015 on the 2nd July. There were a total of 17 boys named which is possibly a record for John McGlashan College. This number is likely to rise further as the 16th and 17th grade have yet to be announced.

Anton Stoddard (GK)
Grayson Westgate
Levi James
Reuben Cook
Saul Mawhinney

Ben Lund
Braedyn Arbuckle
Jonathan Brook

Harrison Biggs
Tom Warman
En Watanabe
Tom McCracken
Cade McRae
Jaiden Tucker (GK)

Dan Tan
Bradley Holdridge

Football - Inter Federation Cup

The following McGlashan boys were selected, in their age groups, to play in the South Island 'Football Talent Centre' (FTC) Inter Federation Cup in Christchurch*. 

Anton Stoddard (Gk)

Ben Lund

Bradley Holdridge

Braedyn Arbuckle

Dan Tan

En Wantanabe

Jayden Tucker (GK)

Jonathan Brook

Levi James

Reuben Cook

Saul Mawhinney

Tom Warman

Yugen Miahara

* The "Local FTC provides a regional hub for talent development. Starting with a scouting process from age 11, players are recruited from age 12 onwards from their junior clubs to attend their local FTC. FTCs complement existing club and school football programmes by adding focused training hours with specialist coaching for the most talented players…"


Ben Mitchell (age 14) had an outstanding performance in the Wellington half marathon on the 5th July, 2015. Ben had a great race and completed the course in 1hr 18 minutes. Ben finished 13th out of 1,438 competitors and was first in the under-20 event.


Callum White and Dominic Morrison have been named at no.6 and no.7 respectively for Otago Rugby Reps U65kg.

Callum White, Max Wolf, Jacob Yee and Dom Morrison has been selected into the U65kg Metro Rugby Team.

Jacquan Mapusua has been selected in the U38KG Otago Metro Rugby Team.


Marcus Beagley, Sam Clulee, Billy Sheard, Daniel Thom and Hugh Jenkins have been selected into the Under 15 Otago A Team

Oliver Bachop, Angus Cotton, Lucas Dickinson and Jake South have been selected into the Under 15 Development squad

Max Wolf has also been selected in the U13 Otago Development Hockey Team


Riley Hall finished 4th in the Kata at the Karate Nationals that were held recently in Wellington. Riley is now being considered for the worlds that will be held in Auckland in November. 

Weight Lifting

Josh Homersham gained a Silver whilst competing for the NZ Team in the Port Moresby Pacific Games/Oceania Weightlifting Championships in July 2015.


At the Otago/Southland Primary and Intermediate Interschool Teams Championship  Zhi Yuan Qi was a leading individual scorer winning 7 out of 7 rounds. He also entered the Otago junior chess championships for year 7 and 8 and gained second place.  

Surf Lifesaving

Max Wolf competed in the South Island Surf Lifesaving Pool Champs and placed in four individual and four Team events

Individual Events

Gold - U14 100 Swim with Obstacles

Gold - U14 50 Brick Carry

Silver - U14 50 Swim with Fins

Silver - U14 Rescue Medley

Team events

Silver - U14 Obstacle Relay

Silver - U14 Medley Relay

Silver - U14 Mixed Obstacle Relay

Bronze - U14 100 Tube Rescue


Max Wolf has been selected into the U16 Otago Waterpolo Team competing in the National Waterpolo Tournament in Auckland in October

Dominic Morrison and Callum White
JMC Chess - Team A, Board 1