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Last week our Rugby 1st XV played strongly to record another win. They are placed equal second with Padua, so this week’s match up will be a very interesting contest. Football 1st XI played in the premiership deciding game against Iona. In what was an exciting game of football Iona unfortunately won 3-2.The football team although upset with the result can hold their heads high in putting up a tough spirited effort. Sport can be very cruel.

With one round of the competition left in the football and rugby season against Padua College the following teams are placed in the top three; 8A Rugby, 16A Rugby, 1st XV Rugby, 2nd XV Rugby, 3rd Rugby, 8A Football, 1st XI Football, 2nd XI Football, 3rd XI Football, 5th XI Football. Good luck to all teams in their last game.

Back to Shorncliffe Day this weekend promises to be a great day. Students are reminded to be on time for their team photo. Photos will be taken behind the Peter Tyrell Function Centre. Many extra activities are planned for the day. Please ensure your son packs his formal uniform to stay after their game and support their College community. Year 5 players who will running on with their Big Brother or 1st teams, may stay in playing uniform.

Back to Shorncliffe Day is also the biggest day of the year for the Sport Support Group. Parent volunteers will be required to assist in the canteen throughout the day. Please don’t leave it to the same families to help each week. Drop in and lend a hand while your son is warming up for their game. Also, the period after lunch is a time that extra help is often required. With students being encouraged to stay for the day, parents may be able to assist after their sons’ games.

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. Also, the field area between Rugby 1 and 2 is a player and official’s area only. Thank you for your assistance in maintaining a safe playing environment for the players and match officials.

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 & 3 Sport

Outstanding Student Achievements

Josh Andrews recently competed at the Australian Schoolboys Water Polo Tournament. The Queensland team won the silver medal losing to New South Wales in the final. Josh was named in the Australian Schoolboys Team. Congratulations Josh!

At the Queensland School Squash Championships in Rockhampton, Declan Cashman competed in the U15 division. He played seven matches, winning six and as a result qualified for the final. Unfortunately Declan lost the final but was selected as the #2 in the Queensland team to play against New South Wales and New Zealand in Rockhampton in August. Well done Declan!

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The Metropolitan North Cross Country Championships were held last Tuesday at St Paul’s School. Twenty–eight St Patrick’s students competed for both Bramble Bay (Year 5 and 6) and St Patrick’s. Brock Roberts, Matthew Moate and Thonjot Mabor were all successful in qualifying for the State Championships in July. Well done to all runners and good luck to our Metropolitan North representatives.

The Open Football Team recorded a 4-2 win over Genesis College in the Uhlsport Cup tournament last Monday.

Andrew Jeffrey was selected and is presently away competing in the U12 Presidents AFL team to compete at the State Championships in Mackay. Congratulations to Andrew on his selection.

The representative AIC Rugby teams were selected this week. Congratulations to the following students on their selection:

AIC 1

  • Zac Smith
  • Lachlan Connors
  • Morne Knop
  • Mathew Weir
  • Bradley Kuhn

Chairman’s Team

  • Matthew Durnan
  • Warren Rooks

Mr Ryan Schultz our Rugby Coordinator will coach AIC 1.

Mr Doug Lock – Head of Sport