Last Saturday St Patrick’s had mixed results on the AIC sporting fields against a very strong Ashgrove.1st XI Football scored an early goal and remained 1-0 up until the final minute of the game when Ashgrove snatched a last minute header from a corner to level the scores at 1-1.This result does keep the team in the running for a premiership. Our senior Football results, like the 1st XI, had many drawn games. Our 8A Rugby had a hard-fought win on what was a tough day for our Rugby teams. Playing sport is about building resilience in our young men. This week we compete against St Edmund’s College. The students will be ‘Fighting the Good Fight’ to turn around last weekend’s results.

Over the last few weeks the teams have been encouraged to film the College war cry being sung after Saturday games. The winners who have enjoyed a pizza lunch have included 5A Rugby, 2nds Football, 8A football, 3rds Rugby, 5ths Football and Senior Chess. Well done to the teams who have submitted entries each week.

Student back chat directed at our referees on Saturdays has been a problem this season. Unfortunately, a number of students have received a one week suspension from sport due to unacceptable conduct towards a referee. Referees are human and they make mistakes. Some make lots of mistakes that can affect the outcome of a match. A tough pill to swallow! However, we will not accept disrespectful language or gestures toward the referee from our students. This message has been communicated on assembly to all students almost on a weekly basis from the start of the year.

Spectators are reminded that it is a safety regulation that everyone except match officials must remain behind the ‘red’ line adjacent to all playing field sidelines at Curlew Park. Thank you for your assistance in maintaining a safe playing environment for the players and match officials.

Full canteen facilities will be available on Saturday at Curlew Park. Years 5- 8 parents are asked to support the Sport Support Group by volunteering 30 minutes of their time to assist in the canteen or BBQ while their son is warming up prior to their game. Please drop by the canteen and introduce yourself.

Expressions of interest are sought for any player that may be interested in playing basketball or tennis for St Patrick’s College in Term 3. Parent’s are encouraged to use the Parent Portal to complete this process. If there are any issues please contact Mrs Di Twist, Sports Administration on 3631 9000 to gain assistance. Please do so by Friday 26 May.

Cross Country Camp on 17-19 June still has vacancies. A few days in and around the Noosa area is a great way to start the holidays. A reminder email and APP message has recently been posted.

Parents are reminded that weekly fixture venues and times are available on the St Patrick's College APP.

The Shorncliffe Shufflers are running this Sunday at 6:30am.Please meet in the plaza area ready to enjoy a 6 or 10 km run/walk.All abilities welcome.

Contacts for Trimester 2 Sport

Outstanding Student Achievements

  • Metropolitan North School Sport U19 Volleyball team to compete in Caloundra at State Championships.
  • Well done to Shaun Smith on his selection in Metropolitan North School Sport U19 Hockey team to compete in Ipswich at State Championships.
  • Liam Botting in Year 8 continues to impress with his climbing skills and results. He has just competed in three full days of competition at the Australian Youth Climbing Championships in Melbourne. He did extremely well in all three disciplines finishing fifth in Lead Climbing, fourth in Bouldering and topped it off with a third in Speed Climbing. Well done Liam!

Mr Doug Locke - Head of Sport