Eugene Koning : Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
Eugene is currently studying in his fourth year of a Business Management degree, majoring in Human Resource Management and Strategic Management. He is a Hamilton Marist Rugby Club Premier team member, who are coming off their third Waikato Breweries Championship in the last five years. In 2014, Eugene played as an international player at the Buenos Aires, Argentinian based club - Liceo Naval, where he also worked in local schools and travelled lower South America. Eugene attended St John's College Hamilton, where he was Deputy Head Student and Prefect. Last year, Eugene travelled to Arizona State University for an Exchange Semester, playing for Arizona State's Men's Rugby in both 7's - going to the PAC 12 Western Conference Championships - and 15's. He now aspires to play in the Waikato Provincial Team whilst also eyeing overseas opportunities. He remains at Hamilton Marist in 2018, aiming to complete his under-graduate study this year.
- Arataki Rugby Club Annual 10s Rugby Champions - 18/02/2017
The event is known as Arataki Big Mike's 10's Tournament, in memory of a long-standing club member for Arataki - the hosting Club - who are located at Mount Maunganui. The tournament took place on Saturday 18th February 2017 and involved teams from the Bay of Plenty reigon.