Sports News

Sporting Stars - Spring Term 2015

Congratulations to the pupils listed below who have been selected as the College 'Sports Stars of the Term'.  These are awarded for commitment, progression in lessons and contributions to teams and College sport. Well done to: Year 7 - Georgie Reeves & Euan McKay Year 8 - Amelia Percival & Joe Watkins Year 9 - Gabby Parker & Sam Wilson  ... read more

College pupils star in the North-West Schools’ Dry Slope Ski Championships

College pupils star in the North-West Schools’ Dry Slope Ski Championships

On Saturday 21st March five teams of skiers from Abbey Gate College took part in the annual North-West Championships at Pendle dry ski slope in Lancashire. Unlike last year there was no snow and the racers were able to concentrate on the job in hand rather than fighting the... read more

Rugby - A great end to the season

On a glorious Spring day the boys travelled to Tarporley to play their final game of the season. After helping the U16 team to an emphatic win last week the squad were keen to keep the momentum going and a fast start caught the opposition cold with 2 quick tries in as many minutes from Franc Antoine and the assured Tom White. As long as the College kept hold of the ball they always made... read more

Well done Charlie!

Well done Charlie!

J5 pupil Charlie Percival had a taste of success recently.  Along with his Chester RUFC Under 10 team mates, Charlie competed in the Under 10 Lexus National Finals, a very highly regarded competition in the world of junior rugby.  Improving throughout the day after a t... read more

Hockey - Under 14 Chester & District Tournament

Last night it was Abbey Gate’s turn to run the Chester and District Under 14 Hockey Tournament. With five teams entered, a round robin was played on the hockey pitches at County Offices. Abbey Gate had a great start to the games, keeping Tarporley to a nil-nil draw. From then on the competition warmed up nicely with strong performances from Queen’s and King’s, showing experience and well or... read more

Rugby v Chester Catholic High - Played 2, Won1 Drew 1

Both Year 7 & 8 rugby teams made the short journey across Chester to the Catholic High School in what always proves to be a tough and thoroughly competitive game.  Both of the squads were coming off the back of slightly disappointing results the previous week against Christleton.   After paying the ultimate price for a slow start against Christleton, unfortunately the boys made... read more

Football - AGC 2 Liverpool College 1

Football - AGC 2 Liverpool College 1

The Under 15 team, in their final game of the season, started slowly and were indebted to a number of last ditch challenges and saves from Oliver Smith in goal. Eventually Franc Antoine and Theo Coulter found the pace of the game but it was the visitors who scored just... read more

Hockey v Bishop Heber

Hockey v Bishop Heber

An Abbey Gate Hockey Team made of pupils from Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 made history last night, playing the first ever match on Bishop Heber’s AstroTurf! Having only been handed over by the contractors that very day, the girls were honoured with an invitation to play... read more

Rugby - Year 7&8 v Christleton

On rainy, grey afternoon, Year 7 & 8 rugby teams travelled to Christleton to take on their local rivals in what always proves to be a tough fixture.  Unfortunately the Year 8 team could not replicate their cup winning performance of the previous week at Upton which saw them earn a place in the Chester & District semi-final against Bishop Heber.  Unfortunately for the boys they... read more

Rugby v Christleton - AGC U16's are victorious

A mixed Year 10 and 11 team travelled to Christleton hoping to get the better of our local rivals. The side was predominantly made up of Year 10 pupils who got valuable experience against older pupils for future tough fixtures. The squad had 18 team members but the opposition had limited numbers so it was 14 a side to start with. With rolling substitutes everyone... read more