Sports News

Sophie to play with the best in the North West

Sophie to play with the best in the North West

Congratulations go to Abbey Gate College pupil Sophie who, following trials in Manchester on Saturday 27th September, has been offered a place in the Under 17 North West Academy Netball Squad.  37 of the best Under 17 netball players in the North West were invited... read more

Down to earth with a bump

Down to earth with a bump

Following an impressive start to the season, the 1st XI were brought back down to earth as they were defeated by Bishop Heber in the first round of the Chester Schools' Cup. Full of confidence from their 7-a-side cup win, the team approached the game with enthusiasm and a posi... read more

Dan continues to impress

The Cheshire Junior County Championships for Badminton took place this weekend and College pupil Dan Jennings entered for the first time in the Under 15 age category.   Dan did well and enjoyed good success during the weekend’s play: In singles, Dan reached the quarter final stages, eventually losing out to the No.2 seeded player. In the doubles, Dan and his partner c... read more

Ski teams make the English Finals

Ski teams make the English Finals

Congratulations to the Abbey Gate College Ski Squad.  3teams: Under 19 Boys, Under 19 Girls and Under 16 Boys, have qualified for the English Schools' Finals to be held in Norwich on the weekend of the 11th/12th October. College has also been invited to enter ski teams... read more

College impress at early season Rugby festival

College impress at early season Rugby festival

 The Year 8 team, along with Jack Tomlins of Year 7, made the short trip to Tarporley for their early season festival.  After finishing last season with a convincing victory across the city at Catholic High the team were raring to go.  The first game was a gruellin... read more

A good start to the ski season

A good start to the ski season

The North of England qualifying round of the English Schools’ Dry Slope Ski Championships took place at Rossendale dry ski slope on Sunday 21st September. What a tremendous effort! It was great that all the Aldford Junior Department skiers completed the course successfully and... read more

Chester Schools FA Sixth Form 7-a-side Champions

Chester Schools FA Sixth Form 7-a-side Champions

The unbeaten 1st team took a 10 man squad to the Chester Schools 7-a-side tournament at Upton this week and came away with the winners trophy. The squad of Barney Franklin, Will Littlewood, James Faulkner, Tom Henderson, Josh Kresnyak, Ben Biggs, Connor McGovern Scott,... read more

Football - v Hulme Grammar School, Oldham

Football - v Hulme Grammar School, Oldham

College were able to field 6 football teams against Hulme Grammar School, Oldham 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 2 v O... 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