Sports News

Football - v Hulme Grammar School, Oldham

Football - v Hulme Grammar School, Oldham

College were able to field 6 football teams against Hulme Hall this weekend - showing the tremendous strength in depth of the boys (and the fantastic dedication of the staff - some of whom were making their managerial debuts!).    1st X1 1 v Oldham Hulme 0 (Awa... read more

Year 9 Chester & District Rugby Tournament

Year 9 Chester & District Rugby Tournament

Despite losing 4 key players in the off season, the Year 9 squad rallied together and travelled to Tarporley with a full team which gave debuts to Tom Fesmer and Hugo Matthew.  Both boys went on to give fantastic accounts of themselves. In Christleton and Weaverham, the... read more

A great start to the rugby season

A great start to the rugby season

The Year 11 Rugby team have made a fantastic start to the season, they organised a full squad and their commitment was there for all to see, with all 18 players named to play turning up ready and raring to go.  As we arrived we learned of some stiff opposition, our first... read more

Footballers 'taste' success against Shrewsbury

Footballers 'taste' success against Shrewsbury

On Saturday 13th September College kicked off the football season with 3 games against Shrewsbury School. AGC 1st X1 3 Shrewsbury School 1 This was the first match for the College 1st X1 this year and, despite some absentees and the fact that this was the first time... read more

Portal Golf Medal showcases our Golf Talent

Portal Golf Medal showcases our Golf Talent

As the summer term came to a close, a beautiful summer’s day saw a relaxing but highly competitive day of golf between pupils and parents on the championship course at Portal, Tarporley. The pupils acquitted themselves well and James Ashfield, off a 7.6 handicap, managed t... read more

Well done Evie

Well done Evie

College Head Girl, Evie Brereton, has been a regular in the Welsh Netball Squads for a number of years and as Evie is about to receive her A level results this summer and begin the next stage of her academic journey, we have recieved a letter from Jo Ricketts,... read more

Natasha Jonas makes her mark with Sky Sports 'Living for Sports' Mentoring Day

Natasha Jonas makes her mark with Sky Sports 'Living for Sports' Mentoring Day

After recently winning a European silver boxing medal, and with only 3 weeks to the start of the Commonwealth Games, Natasha Jonas took a break from training (although Natasha had trained twice that morning already!) to offer valuable mentoring and teamwork sessions for... read more

Marmion take the sports day shield - just!

Marmion take the sports day shield - just!

The Abbey Gate College sports day was a huge success this year with some fantastic displays of athletic performances across all events. The afternoon truly reflected the hard work the pupils have put into developing their athletics knowledge and skills this term. The rivalry bet... read more

Year 7 Athletes shine at Cheshire Minor’s Athletics

Year 7 Athletes shine at Cheshire Minor’s Athletics

After a gruelling College Sports Day, five pupils in Year 7 travelled to Warrington for the Cheshire Minor’s Athletics Championship.  The track at Victoria Park was a resplendent blue and the facilities encouraged top performances in high ability fields in all events. A... read more

ISA Athletics success for J3 - Year 10

ISA Athletics success for J3 - Year 10

This year the College had the most athletes ever qualify to be part of The North athletics squad at the ISA Nationals in Birmingham. 21 pupils from the College from J3 to Year 10 were selected to be in the team. The team had an absolutely incredible day, not only did... read more