Student Sporting Achievements

Wednesday 19th October 2016

John McGlashan College boys continue to show their talent  across a range of sporting codes

U14 Dunedin Thunder Ice Hockey Team
U14 Dunedin Thunder Ice Hockey Team


The Otago Erg Championships were held on October 16th at the University Rowing Club. Distances raced ranged from 100m to 2000m. Notable results were; Patrick Larrivee was first in the novice U18, 1000m. In the U15 2000m event, Bailey Dowling was first in 7 minutes 05.5 seconds whilst Will Edwards finished second equal with Will Turner third. In the U16 2000m event, the fastest time of all age groups was recorded by Jack McLaughlan with a time of 6 minuntes 34.9 seconds. JMC also won the U17 grade when Max Gomez recorded a time of 6 minutes 39.2 seconds. Ben Macdonald was second equal and Sam Engelbrecht was third.

A very good day for JMC rowing was capped off when the relay teams placed first and third. The boys form is looking good at this early stage of the season.


Nineteen JMC boys have recently been selected into an Otago or Metro rugby team:

Otago U65kg

Peter Sewell
Laquan Sem Cheyne
Elias O'Kane

Otago U48kg

Orland Tuhega Vaitupu

Metro U18

Brett Kingsbury
Reon Lowery
Henry Bell
Jimmy Sinclair
Ryan Neill

Metro U16

Callum Struthers
Oliver Geddes

Metro U14

George Bell
Liam Ferguson
Bailey Dowling
Callum White
Dom Morrison
Andrew McKenzie

Metro U13

Aaron Jones
Cam Forde

Old boys, Liam Geddes, Reece Stackhouse and Josh Timu have also made teams.

Ice Hockey

Aidan Dougherty (y9) and Feilim Dougherty (y7) received silver medals representing the U14 Dunedin Thunder in the National Peewee Ice Hockey competition .  The U14 Dunedin Thunder competed against teams from Canterbury, Auckland and Queenstown.

U14 Dunedin Thunder Ice Hockey Team
Otago Indoor Rowing Champs