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Greerton Winter Champs 2017

Day 1 at Greerton Champs got of to a great start for the Roskill Swim Team with 9 out of the 12 races being Pbs,
The stand out swim of the night was Alex Dunkley’s 1500m Swim of 19:15 which also got him into Level 1.
Plus 2 Swimmers making Finals in the 100 IM Lucy M 7th, Samantha M 10th in 16 &O.

100 IM Results
Daniel K 1:25.22 PB, Donia R 1.25.05 PB, Alex D 1:20.66 PB, Kaiya B 1:17.98 PB, Vienna P 1.13.77 PB, Samantha M 1:11.58 PB,
Jessica H 1:17.68, Matthew S 1:08.48 PB, Lucy M 1:10.13,

1500 Free Mens Results
Alex D 19:15.71 PB, Matthew O 19:18.39 PB, Flynn O 17:20.88 SB.

Great Night, Tomorrow Morning starts 8:30am.

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NZ Junior Festival 2017

The Roskill Juniors 12/u took part in the 2017 NZ Junior festival for the 2nd Day,
We got more awesome PBs again on the last day!!

Results as followed in the Harlequins Zone:

Noah Makaea 200 IM 2.42.78 PB finished 10th, 100 Breast 1.28.12 PB finished 11th, 100 Free 1.04.20 PB finished 4th + Level 1 time. 12yr olds

Alex Dunkley 200 IM 2.59.09 finished 10th, 100 Free 1.08.97 PB finished 15th 11yr olds

Tukala Logan 100 Free 1.07.83 PB finished 10th, 12yr olds

Daniel Kregting 200 IM 3.10.11 PB finished 6th, 100 Free 1.14.96 PB finished 5th, 10/u

Kaiya Brown 100 Free 1.07.81 finished 13th, 12yr olds

Ryan Martin 100 Free 1.15.95 PB finished 36th, 12yr olds

Donia Rahimi 200 IM 3.06.89 PB finished 33rd, 100 Free 1.12.40 PB finished 28th 12yr olds

Awesome work guys, Great results and so many PBs, great job from junior coaches Bridget and Flynn for getting them ready for the big weekend. The squad finished 9th in the Harlequin zone. Big future ahead!!!

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NZ Junior Festival 2017 Day 2

The Roskill Juniors 12/u took part in the 2017 NZ Junior festival for the 2nd Day,
We got of to an awesome start with lots of PBs again!!

Results as followed in the Harlequins Zone:

Noah Makaea 50 Free 29.70 PB finished 8th, 200 Free 2.21.70 PB finished 7th 12yr olds

Alex Dunkley 50 Fly 36.20 PB finished 10th, 100 IM 1.24.72 finished 15th 11yr olds

Tukala Logan 50 Free 28.79 PB finished 3rd, 50 Back 36.03 PB finished 10th, 200 Free 2.45.63 PB finished 35th, 50 Fly 33.87 PB finished 13th, 100 Back 1.25.61 PB finished 24th, 100 IM 1.20.65 PB finished 14th, 12yr olds

Daniel Kregting 50 Free 34.08 PB finished 4th, 50 Back 40.01 PB finished 6th, 200 Free 2.39.26 PB finished 4th, 50 Fly 39.12 PB finished 8th, 100 Back 1.29.09 PB finished 7th, 10/u

Kaiya Brown 50 Free 30.49 PB finished 6th, 50 Back 34.45 PB finished 6th, 200 Free 2.23.79 PB finished 9th, 100 Back 1.13.47 PB finished 6th, 100 IM 1.19.83 PB finished 15th 12yr olds

Ryan Martin 50 Free 34.31 PB finished 34th, 50 Back 40.03 PB finished 25th, 200 Free 2.45.04 PB finished 34th, 50 Fly 40.39 finished 31st, 100 Back 1.28.32 finished 28th, 100 IM 1.32.48 PB finished 36th 12yr olds

Donia Rahimi 50 Free 33.54 PB finished 25th, 200 Free 2.38.22 PB finished 24th, 100 IM 1.25.52 PB finished 27th 12yr olds

Awesome work guys and Day 3 starts at west wave at 8am.

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NZ Junior Festival 2017

The Roskill Juniors 12/u took part in the 2017 NZ Junior festival.
We got of to an awesome start with 100% pbs!!

Results as followed in the Harlequins Zone:

Noah Makaea 400 Free 4:58.49 PB finished 8th, 50 Breast 39.10 PB finished 12th

Alex Dunkley 400 Free 5:08.54 PB finished 10th

Tukala Logan 50 Breast 38.95 PB finished 10th

Daniel Kregting 200 Back 2:59.56 PB finished 3rd, with the clubs first Medal

Kaiya Brown 200 Back 2:36.31 PB finished 5th

Awesome work guys and Day 2 starts at west wave at 8am.

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Auckland Junior Championships 2016

On the weekend the Roskill juniors competed in the 2016 ASA Junior championships. Our swimmers gained some incredible results, the first day our swimmers came away with 100% PB’s (that’s a PB in every race that was swum!)

In total there were 19 PB’s over the three day meet, as well as many placings and even a few medals to top it all off!
Any placings the swimmers gained in their age groups were great results, as the meet included swimmers from all over Auckland, New Zealand and international swimmers also.

There were 25 swims in total and the PB’s/placings in Auckland are as follows:

Jenna did a PB in the 50 breaststroke

Tukala did a PB in the 50 backstroke and the 50 breaststroke, where he placed 7th and place 5th in the 50 free with a Pb

Torres did a PB in the 50 freestyle and the 50 breaststroke, where he placed 9th

Noah did a PB in the 50 breaststroke where he came 6th, and 8th in the 200 IM where he also did a PB. Along with this, Noah also gained a PB in the 50 backstroke, as well as the 100 freestyle.

Alex came 5th in the 50 freestyle with a PB, 5th in the 100 freestyle with a PB and 8th in the 200 IM with another PB

Dan hauled in the medals this meet!
He closely missed out on a medal in the 50 back, gaining 4th place (but with a PB!)
Dan then got a bronze in the 50 freestyle, a silver in the 100 backstroke AND the 100 freestyle, as well as GOLD in the 200 backstroke, and all of these races were PB’s.

Our team was ranked 7th in Auckland! So well done to all of the Roskill swimmers. The future is looking bright for these ones.

Written By Stella

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Roskill Level 1 Meet 19th November 2016

Some of our Roskill swimmers competed in the Waterhole level 1 on the 19th of November 2016 and came away with some great results. PB’s were gained by the following swimmers:
Matthew Oberdries
Kaiya Brown
Vienna Samuels
Max White
Jesse Tu’inukuafe

A few of these swimmers said they felt sore going in and coming out of their races, however they still managed to come away with PB’s (just imagine how fast they can go when they’re feeling strong!)

Vienna, who PB’d in her 50 back said she also improved a lot in her technique and now she’s ready to start “focusing more on the fitness side of training now,” which is the case for many of our swimmers. Hard work starts now!

Upon asking the Club Captain Samantha Martin on what really stood out for her about the meet, she replied with, “it was good to see a lot of the younger level one members there supporting each other as well as a few seniors members.” She also commented on her 100 free saying, “I really tried to put what I had practiced in training and executed it in the race, I was also only 1 second off my PB which I was happy with (also bet Matt O)” It’s a great feeling when your training pays off (and having rivalry with other club members is always added motivation to swim fast!)

Overall Roskill had a great swim meet, and swimmers will be working towards improving their times even further in the coming months.

QOTM (quote of the meet): “Go hard or go home” -Josh Munro

Written By Stella

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2016 NZ SC Nationals Day 5

The Roskill Swim Team on the 5th and final day, Results as followed.

Jesse Tu’inukuafe 100 Free 58.50 PB – 13/u 5th in NZ, 50 Back 30.12 PB – 13/u 4th in NZ.
Lucy Makaea 100 Free 1:00.08 – 15yr/o 5th in NZ.
Ori Fa’amausili-Banse-Prince 100 Free 51.05 , Final 100 Free 50.80 Open 7th.
Samantha Martin 200 Fly 2:33.70 – 15yr/o 10th in NZ, Final 200 Fly 2:31.00 PB
Caitlyn Croad 50 Back 32.92

Well done these swimmers on day 5 and for the whole meet. It was a great week of swimming and we are looking good going into summer.

You Can watch the meet on Live streaming: https://swimming.org.nz/livestream.php

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2016 NZ SC National Day 4

The Roskill Swim Team Day 4, Results as followed.

Samantha Martin 400 IM 5:34.36, 800 Free 9:44.25
Lucy Makaea 100 Fly 1:04.39 PB – 15yr/o Bronze, 1:04.58 in Final.

Well done these swimmers on day four.

You Can watch the meet on Live streaming: https://swimming.org.nz/livestream.php

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2016 NZ SC Nationals Day 3

The Roskill Swim Team Day 3, Results as followed.

Jesse Tu’inukuafe 50 Free 26.68 PB – 13/u 5th in NZ.
Lucy Makaea 100 IM 1:08.70 PB – 15yr/o 8th in NZ, 1:08.66 PB in Final, 50 Free 27.78 – 10th in NZ.
Ori Fa’amausili-Banse-Prince 50 Free 22.65 , Final 50 Free 22.62 Open 4th.

Well done these swimmers on day one.

You Can watch the meet on Live streaming: https://swimming.org.nz/livestream.php

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2016 NZ SC Nationals Day 2

The Roskill Swim Team results for day 2 as followed

Jesse Tu’inukuafe 100 Back 1:03.69 PB – 13yrs Silver. first national medal!!!
Lucy Makaea 200 IM 2:28.51 PB – 15yrs 9th in NZ, 2:26.23 PB in Final, 400 Free 4:33.85 – 6th in NZ, 4:32.52 PB in Final.
Samantha Martin 400 Free 4:43.09 PB
Flynn Oberdries 100 Back 1:05.03 PB and first race back this season.

Well done these swimmers on day two.

You Can watch the meet on Live streaming: https://swimming.org.nz/livestream.php