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Liverpool College 8 a side Tournament

Liverpool College 8 a side Tournament

It all started so well...two 1-0 victories over RGS Newcastle and Ackworth School, with goals from Connor McGovern Scott and Patrick Henderson, plus a 0-0 draw with King's School meant that at the lunch break College were sitting second in the group and on course to reach the t... read more

Football - AGC 6 Bishops' Blue Coat 4

Football - AGC 6 Bishops' Blue Coat 4

This was a very entertaining game of football where a number of the home team produced their best performances of the season.  A slow start and a couple of excellent finishes gave Bishops’ Blue Coat the early advantage despite a cool finish from Ben Coward for the home t... read more

Football - AGC 5 UCEA 2

A fast flowing game, on the large 4G playing surface at the University Church of England Academy Ellesmere Port, allowed the boys to pass well and have time on the ball. As a result the College started well and Alex Mason soon bundled home after excellent work by Alex Thomasson; George Smith then slotted a clever pass for a Alex Mason to confidently score again. With the side growing in conf... read more

An encouraging start to the cricket season

6 members of Year 7 and 8 took part in an indoor cricket round robin tournament at Tarporley High School this week. Abbey Gate College's first game was against the hosts Tarporley and elected to bat first. A good opening partnership saw captain Charlie Fleet retire on 15 not out and he was backed up by good scoring from Toby Franklin. A few wickets later saw the team amass 46... read more

Ski racers take to the Lancashire slopes

Abbey Gate ski racers were in action again on Saturday at Pendle in the Winter League. Seven boys entered in two teams, both in the Under 19 age category. James Thompson, Ben Parslow and Toby Goodridge won three out of the six races and finished in 6th position out of the twelve teams in the category.  Ben Shaw, Luke Nixon, Josh Buchanan and Ewan Haigh won five out of their six races and fin... read more

Great skiing in Meiringen 2015.

Great skiing in Meiringen 2015.

Eight boys took part in the British Schoolboys’ Ski Championships in Switzerland this year. We left Manchester on a cold Friday morning to reach our snowy destination mid- afternoon, in time for some ski preparation and fitness activities.Saturday was a lovely blue sky day,... read more

Football - Year 8 Tournament

Football - Year 8 Tournament

Well done to the Year 8 boys who were unlucky to bow out in the semi final of the Chester & District Football Tournament at Christleton. After a slow start and a goalless draw against Queen’s Park the fleet footed Theo Cook danced around the Blacon keeper to give us a ra... read more

Inter-House Sport produces some great competition

Inter-House Sport produces some great competition

Congratulations to everyone who has taken part in the Inter-House Competitions so far this term.  The Sixth Form House Captains collected the winning shields on behalf of their houses. Cross-Country In January, in a mixture of cold and very cold and wet weather, the pupi... read more

A busy week of netball

Well done to all the girls who have taken part in a number of netball matches this week. The College continues to compete against schools that are able to select teams from many more players yet the effort, skill and team spirit demonstrated by all those who have taken part has been first class. Results: AGC v Chester Catholic High Year 7(a) - won 8-0 Year 7(b) - 3-3 Year 8 - 7-7 Year 9 - w... read more

Indoor Athletics at the Double

Indoor Athletics at the Double

Girls and boys from Years 7 & 8 recently took part in the Chester & District Indoor Athletics Championships. There was a variety of indoor running events, using turning boards, with races ranging from short sprints to 6 lap races that are equivalent... read more