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New Zealand Representatives 2019

St Andrew's College students represent New Zealand

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Australian Football League (AFL)

Lachlan McBride (Year 11) was selected for the New Zealand U15 AFL team which competed in a Trans-Tasman series against Australia.


Jack Wang and Jenny Zhu (both Year 13) were members of the New Zealand Junior Oceania team which won a silver medal in the Mixed team championship at the 2019 Victor Oceania Junior Championships in Melbourne. Jack and Jenny were also selected for the New Zealand U19 team to compete in the Badminton World Federation World Junior Championships in Russia.


Mac Stodart (Year 13) was selected for the New Zealand U17 basketball team which competed at the Oceania Championships in Noumea, New Caledonia.

Beach Volleyball

Kate Allan (Year 12) competed with the Junior New Zealand beach volleyball team at a tournament in Los Angeles, California.

Canoe Racing/Kayaking

Olivia Brett (Year 13) and Flynn McGuinness (Year 12) competed in the New Zealand canoe racing team at the Asia Pacific Championships. Olivia later competed at an international regatta in Italy, before joining the New Zealand team to compete at the World Junior Championships in Bulgaria.


Rhys Mariu (Year 13) was selected for the New Zealand U19 cricket team to tour Bangladesh, as well as the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Māori team. Rhys and fellow Year 13 student, Jesse Frew, were selected for the New Zealand U19 cricket team which played four matches against Australia.


Gemma Lewis (Year 9) was selected in a New Zealand Youth equestrian team to compete in Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China.


Ryan Stewart (Year 10) represented New Zealand in the Australia U15/17 Nationals in Sydney.


Frankie Morrow (Year 13) and Jasmine Donald (Year 12) were named in the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Girls’ football team which competed in Dallas, Texas.


Five St Andrew’s College players, Isabella Ambrosius (Year 13), Lucca Burley (Year 12), Harrison Darling, Etienne Harrington-Watt and Oscar Nation (all Year 13) were selected for New Zealand U18 teams.

Isabella was also selected to represent the New Zealand Māori U21 Women and the New Zealand Māori Senior Women’s teams for 2019/2020.

Ice Hockey

Timothy Thomas (Y11) was selected for the U18 New Zealand ice hockey team to compete at the World Championships in Bulgaria next year.


Ayrton Shadbolt (Year 13) and Alice Egan (Year 11) competed for the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ orienteering team at the 2019 Australian Schools’ Orienteering Championships, in Wagga Wagga, Australia.


Jack Sexton and Sebastian Calder (both Year 13) were selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ rugby team to play against Australia U18, Fiji Schools, and the New Zealand Schools’ Barbarians teams.

Ski Racing

Alys Scott (Year 10) represented the U14 New Zealand Ladies ski team in the Whistler Cup international children’s ski race, against over 140 U14 girls from all over the globe. Alys was also selected for the Snowvision New Zealand U16 Alpine Youth Squad to represent New Zealand in Europe, and at the Whistler Cup in Canada in 2020.


Angus Kelliher (Year 12) and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (Year 11) were selected to represent New Zealand at the 2019 Australian State Short Course Swimming Championships in Canberra.


Duncan McCall (Year 9) represented New Zealand at three Australian international underage tennis tournaments.


Olly Hood (Year 12) and Maggie Hood (Year 9) were selected for the New Zealand Men’s and Women’s trapshooting teams to attend the 2019 Oceania Championships in Sydney.


Georgia Hollings (Year 13) and Anaya Cole (Year 11) were selected for the New Zealand Junior Women’s volleyball team, which competed at the USA High Performance Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Highland Dancing

Charlotte Sloper (Year 12) was selected to represent New Zealand at Tattoos in Oostende, Belgium, and Rotterdam, Netherlands.


A group of 10 St Andrew’s College students were selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Symphony Orchestra – Jin Ju (Victoria) Lee (Year 13), who was also named Concert Master, Callum Hampton, Iona Taylor, Tony Zhou, and Serge Beaton (all Year 13), Flynn Megaw (who couldn’t perform due to illness), William Lucas, and Samuel Foote (all Year 11), Grace Lawrence (Year 10) and Jin Woo (Luka) Lee (Year 9).

Serge Beaton (Year 13), Flynn Megaw (Year 11) and Angus Rainey (Year 13) were selected for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.


Iona Taylor (Year 13) was selected as a member of the New Zealand Opera Chorus.


Congratulations to the St Andrew's students who have excelled in their chosen sport or cultural activity in 2019, and have been selected into a New Zealand representative team.