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Izzy continues to excel

Izzy continues to excel

Congratulations to Year 10 pupil Izzy who has been selected for the second year running to represent the North West region in the interdivisional swimming championships in December.  She will be competing in the 100m and 200m Backstroke and 100m fly. In addition... read more

ISFA Shield Under 16 - College through to the next round

Rossall School 2 - 7 Abbey Gate College An emphatic win does not reflect how close this game was for a long period of the first half. Abbey Gate were quick out of the blocks and Will Smith latched onto a loose ball to rifle home after only 2 minutes. Despite creating more chances, it was Rossall who equalised with a slick move after 25 minutes. The defining moment was when a... read more

Football - AGC Under 14's v Christleton

Football - AGC Under 14's v Christleton

Players had the opportunity to claim a place for upcoming cup games as the large squad all had an extended run out in this friendly against Christleton. The defence was well marshalled by Louis Dearling and Alex Thomasson gave a tireless display in midfield. Unfortun... read more

Football-Chester Cup - AGC 1 Blacon 4

Football-Chester Cup - AGC 1 Blacon 4

The College got off to the worse possible start with slack defending allowing Blacon to take the lead after 2 minutes. The boys then rallied and dominated play for 20 minutes but missed some gilt edged chances to draw level. They were made to pay when a stunning... read more

Football - 1st XI v Helsby

This was not a good day at the office!  The team started well and played their usual brand of passing football and it was surely a matter of time before they took the lead.  However, the team went into half time 1-0 down and not quite sure how they came to be in this position.  A few tactical switches at the break seemed to be working yet once again a Helsby break away led to a goa... read more

Hockey - AGC v Tarporley

The girls hockey team visited Tarporley with a mixed group of Year 9 and 10 players, plus guest appearances from Year 8 pupils Morgan Cox and Amelia Percival. Morgan played in goal for the whole game, providing a strong last line of defence, whilst Amelia played up front, helping Ellisha Percival and Gabby Parker attack the goal. The Tarporley girls seemed to have a well-oiled team,... read more

ISFA North Under 18 Representative honours for College duo

Congratulations to James Faulkner and goalkeeper Barnaby Franklin on being selected for the recent trial match against Cheshire Under 18’s after progressing from trials at Bolton School. Both boys are still under consideration for the Cheshire Under 18 team as well, but could only play for one of the teams on the day! James gave a dominant display at the heart of the ISFA defence in a fast pace... read more

Netball v Hulme Hall - Played 2 Won 2

On a cold and wet October evening, Abbey Gate faced opponents Hulme Hall. With the Year 9 squad taking to the court to commence the matches, Abbey Gate looked strong from the first centre pass, however it was Hulme Hall who were first to score. Keeping control of the game and playing at our own pace Abbey Gate soon took the lead with the half time score at 5-3. No changes were made at half time... read more

Chester & District Girls' Football Competition

This was the first run out for the Abbey Gate Colleges Girls’ Football Team this year. After a very well attended girls’ football practice, a team of 11 were selected for the first ever Chester and District 7-a-side Girls Football Tournament. The team was a combination of girls from Years 7, 8 and 9, all of who played extremely well together considered the age differences. There... read more

Rugby - AGC v Liverpool College

U15's Every once in a while you know within seconds it’s not going to be your day! Saturday was such a day when a squad of nine Year 10 and eight Year 9 pupils travelled to Liverpool College. The opposition were keen for a win after last year’s fixture and within seconds of the kick off had touched down for the first of their many tries and in a number of areas Liverpool were bigger and fast... read more