Sports News

Naomi continues to 'shine'

Naomi continues to 'shine'

Congratulations to Year 11 pupil, Naomi, who competed in the National Schools Biathlon at the beginning of the Easter holidays and came second; she swam the 200m freestyle in 2m 18s and her 1600m run was timed at 5m 25s.   Following this Naomi has been selected for the... read more

It's a clean sweep for Marmion

Marmion made it 3 wins out of 3 in the Inter-House Football, Netball and Cross Country competitions Football   With 3 points for a win and 1 for a draw, supplemented with a bonus point for losing but scoring and for scoring 5 goals in a game, all games were keenly contested until the final whistle. The boys excelled themselves in all year groups showing a strong understanding of... read more

Swimmers make it to the English Schools' Swimmiming Association Finals

The College was recently represented by Ellie Shields, Josh Rawlinson-Smith, Izzy Burton and Molly Brennan at the English Schools' Swimming Association Final, held in Bolton.  Over 60 schools took part with over 100 pupils in each event. Congratulations to all 4 swimmers, but especially to Molly who achieved a Personal Best by 5 seconds in the 50m breastroke and to Izzy who... read more

Year 7 Chester & District Netball

Year 7 Chester & District Netball

The Year 7 team had a tough league for the Year 7 Tournament with Christleton, King’s, Upton High School and Queen’s Park High all in their group. The team showed moments of good linked play but then sadly made small mistakes that were detrimental and the other teams acted... read more

Year 8 Chester & District Netball Tournament

Year 8 Chester & District Netball Tournament

The Year 8 netball team gave outstanding performances at the recent U13 Chester & District Netball Tournament. The girls have really developed as a team this year, especially since working with our new coach Pam Lucas. The girls played some fantastic attacking netball,... read more

Football - Under 14's are victorious...again

Football - Under 14's are victorious...again

Congratulations to the Under 14 footballers who won the ISA North 8 a side. On arrival at North Cestrain the heavens opened and the wind blew; ideal conditions after a week of dry weather! The Round Robin format with 2 leagues meant a good start was vital. Two... read more

Rugby-Under 14's-AGC 43 Chester Catholic High 5

Rugby-Under 14's-AGC 43 Chester Catholic High 5

On a windy afternoon the U14 rugby squad travelled to the Catholic High School hoping for better fortunes against the opposition than the last two meetings. Although the game was scrappy at times, the College managed to exert their influence particularly at the scrum, where a... read more

ISA National Rugby 7's - College make it to the semi-finals

ISA National Rugby 7's - College make it to the semi-finals

Rocked by the late withdrawals of a number of key players, the newly formed U14s 7s squad travelled to Princethorpe College, Rugby early on Saturday morning.  The mood was subdued, (particularly from Mr Rowett and Mr Tempest) as the team rolled through the school gates at... read more

Football Season Finishes with a Flourish for Years 7&8

In the final week the Year 7 & 8 teams have both played twice. On Tuesday a home double header against Queen’s Park High School saw two evenly matched games with a number of goals. The Year 7 team that has grown in confidence and have now started to defend with more resilience.  They overcame the gutsy opposition 3-2, with goals from Ben Coward, David Mitchell and Charlie Fleet. The... read more

Rugby - RFU Emerging Schools Festival

Rugby - RFU Emerging Schools Festival

Played 6 - won 6 - the winning streak continues.  As the squad left the murk and mist of Saighton and headed over Kelsall hill into glorious sunshine, spirits amongst the Year 9 Rugby Squad were sky high.  They arrived motivated, determined and ready to play.&n... read more