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Sports Captains

2022 Captain of Archery Alexander Ward

The 2022 Captain of Archery is A. J. Ward

Ward is an experienced recurve archer with 8 years’ involvement in the sport.

He has been actively involved with the Grammar team since Form 3 and has represented the School in College Sport competitions annually and has competed invitational tournaments.

He has been an active member on the Auckland Archery Club and has assisted with running the beginner’s programs at the club.

Ward has also represented the School at several national championships. At the 2018 North Island Archery tournament he was third in the 40m Under 16 recurve division. 

2022 Captain of Athletics Edward Chaytor

The 2022 Captain of Athletics is E. W. Chaytor

Chaytor has represented the School at Athletics since Form 3. He has competed in a diverse range of events from 100m to 3000m. He has been an Auckland champion and national medalist in the 800m and 4x400m relay as well as an Auckland champion in the sprints.

Chaytor is an all-round talent, transferring his athleticism to other codes including the 1st XV Rugby and the Premier Touch Rugby team, and a three-time School cross Country champion.

He is a 2022 Prefect who has been engaging, positive, and shown the strength of character and integrity to lead the Athletics squad.

2022 Captain of the 1st XI Cricket team Will Jones

The 2022 Captain of the 1st XI Cricket team is W. M. Jones

Jones has been a member of the 1st XI team since Form 6 , and in this time shown leadership capability which has also been recognised in being named the 2022 Deputy Head Prefect.

As an opening batsmen, Jones is known for his ability to set the tone at the top of the order, setting a steady and calculated platform for the team to succeed.

Jones will lead on the field with a strong voice, and with the backing of other seniors in the side who have together set lofty goals for the season ahead.

Captain of Disc Ultimate Jacob Woodward

The 2022 Captain of Disc Ultimate is J. M. Woodward

Woodward is a skillful and athletic player, with a high work-rate on the field. He displays excellent knowledge of the game, and leads the team in respectful fashion.

He is a motivated and dedicated advocate of the sport, and always willing to help younger players.

Woodward is a current New Zealand Under 20 Representative, and is due to represent the country at the World Junior Championships in Poland later this year.

2022 Captain of Fencing James Double

The 2022 Captain of Fencing is J. S. Double

Double is in his fifth year of the sport, and has been a member of the Auckland Grammar School Fencing club since Form 3.

Double has represented the School in regional secondary schools events where he has won third in both the individual and team event, making him a deft and experienced swordsman to lead the School’s Fencing Club.

Double aims to win the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Championship.

2022 Captain of Golf Matt Griffiths

The 2022 Captain of Golf is M. S. Griffiths

Griffiths has represented the Grammar golf team for the past four years and 2022 marks his third year as captain.

Griffiths has continued to work hard and show dedication to reduce his handicap, now playing in the number three position in the Premier team. After the success of 2021, the focus would be to maintain standards.

Griffiths is a mature head who applies the disciplines established in his academic life to the challenge of leading a young and talented golf team.

2022 Captain of Orienteering Ben Carter

The 2022 Captain of Orienteering is B. G. Carter

Carter has been a member of the Orienteering team since Form 3. In that time, he has proven himself to be passionate about the sport and a dedicated team member.

He leads by example, always challenging himself to his reach his potential and continually improve his level of skill level.

Carter’s loyalty and encouraging approach has helped shaped the team’s inclusive culture. He is highly respected by both his teammates and staff.

2022 Capitan of Rowing Dougal Rutherford-Levien

The 2022 Captain of Rowing is D. Rutherford-Levien

Rutherford-Levien has been rowing for the past five years and is an outstanding oarsman. He has represented the School and the Auckland region with distinction over the last four years.

He is currently in the Senior Eight and Four. In 2021, he was part of the Under 18 Eight who were second in the prestigious Maadi Cup. 

Rutherford-Levien leads by example, and has a selfless attitude. He has an excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.

He has the respect of his peers, manages the large team of 75 young men in a composed manner while continuing to reach for high standards. 

2022 Captain of Swimming Luke Hair

The 2022 Captain of Swimming is L. W. Hair

Hair has been a strong competitor for the Grammar swim team since Form 3.

He was a member of the relay teams who medalled last year at the New Zealand Secondary School Championships. Alongside this achievement he has won numerous medals at Zone, Regional and National competitions.

He is a determined young man who has shown leadership potential, and empathy in helping his teammates overcome difficulties to achieve to their best in their chosen events.

2022 Captain of Tennis Carlson Lim

The 2022 Captain of Tennis is C. Lim

Lim has been a loyal supporter of Grammar tennis since Form 3. He has been a regular member of the Premier team for the past four years and is a solid singles and doubles player.

He is a regular competitor in national championships and his experience and never give up attitude will be of great help as he leads a young Premier tennis team in 2022.

Lim is a committed team member who works in a productive and encouraging manner with those around him.

2022 Captain of Touch Rugby Boston Krone

The 2022 Captain of Touch Rugby is B. L. O. Krone

2022 marks Krone’s third year in the Auckland Grammar School Premier Touch Rugby team. Krone was an integral part of the 2021 team who finished second in the Auckland competition. He has represented both the Harbour Under 16 and Open Men’s teams.

Krone is uncompromising while on offence and defence while controlling the tempo and speed of the game. He leads from the front and sets a good example for his peers to follow.

He demonstrates his expert knowledge and looks to share his knowledge to younger players to help them achieve.

2022 Captain of Volleyball Michael Tyler

The 2022 Captain of Volleyball is M. W. Tyler

Tyler has been a member of the Premier Volleyball team for the past two years, and is a committed and valued member of the team.

He is an outside hitter who plays with a high level of technical skill and energy. He has a strong knowledge of the game having attended national coaching clinics, played for his regional association.

Tyler inspires the players around him and as a result helps to lift their performance. 

Captain of Water Polo William Cotter

The 2022 Captain of Water Polo is W. H. Cotter

Cotter is in his third year as a member of the Premier Water polo team. He has been an integral part of the team ever since making his appearance as a Form 5 student in 2020.  

He is a potent attacking threat in the Center Forward position. He is able to win kick-outs on a regular basis for the team, as well as out manoeuvre multiple defenders to score goals.

His approach to Water Polo is one of determination and dedication and he will lead by example with other senior players.