Sports News

Year 8 Rounders Team - 3rd in the District

  The Year 8 girls participated in the Chester and District Rounders Tournament on Tuesday 23 June 2015. The tournament was arranged in two pools with semi finals at the end of the first round. Abbey Gate drew a fairly difficult section with King’s, Upton and Queen’s Park.   The first match saw the girls play some brilliant rounders with slick fielding and a high-scoring batting i... read more

Year 7 Pairs Cricket Festival

Year 7 Pairs Cricket Festival

The Year 7 boys enjoyed an afternoon of sun and cricket at Boughton Hall Cricket Club. Pupils in pairs faced two 8 ball overs to fine tune their batting and bowling as well as field placing, as they developed knowledge of competitive cricket. The boys really enjoyed... read more

Tiana reaches for the sky

Tiana reaches for the sky

Congratulations to Year 11 Abbey Gate College, Tiana Walton, who continues to ‘hit the heights’ in her athletics career.  Tiana has recently broken the Cheshire Girls’ Pole Vault record which had stood since 2012.  Tiana cleared 3.05m and as a result she went a... read more

Rounders v Upton High School

Abbey Gate visited Upton High School on Monday with four strong and determined teams. The Year 7's played an exceptional match, but lost their first innings to a practiced batting team from Upton. In their second innings, Abbey Gate actually beat the home team but final scores meant that Abbey Gate lost by one and a half rounders overall with a score of seven and a half to six to Upton. Girl of t... read more

College win by 1/2 a rounder!

College win by 1/2 a rounder!

On Thursday 11th June College travelled to King’s in blazing heat. The girls were lucky enough to win the toss and tactically chose to begin fielding. We managed to keep King’s to 5 and a half rounders with some excellent fielding skills. With fantastic batting and consiste... read more

A national champion and many strong performances at the ISA Nationals

A national champion and many strong performances at the ISA Nationals

 At the ISA Nationals at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium the College had nine senior pupils and four junior pupils representing ISA North.  There were some great peformances and congratulations to Alex Causton who out-jumped all before him to become the national champi... read more

Rounders in the rain!

Just as we arrived at Christleton, the weather took a turn for the worse. With one rule altered (pupils cannot be stumped out at bases) in order to make the game safe the matches began. Year 7 played first, winning the toss and opting to field. With some excellent bowling from Rachel Lucy, quick reactions from Georgie Reeves and Issy Reid, AGC managed to catch 4 of their batters... read more

Kate is aiming for the top

Kate is aiming for the top

I first started playing tennis when I was 5 years old; I’ve been playing now for 11 years. I have a very strict training program, I train every single day either on court or in the gym doing about 25 hours per week and I compete most weekends all over the country.... read more

Cricket - Chester and District Final

Cricket - Chester and District Final

Abbey Gate College travelled to Chester Boughton Hall CC for the U13 final of the Chester & District ‘Crash and Bash’ competition. Having won all the group games to advance to the final, we played a strong looking Bishop Heber School. After winning the toss and electing... read more

North ISA Athletics success at the Double

North ISA Athletics success at the Double

The College took six strong teams to the ISA North Athletics championships at Wigan’s Robin Park on Monday 8th June 2015. The age groups for boys and girls were Y7 (Pre – Junior), Y8/9 (Junior) and Y10/11 (Inters). The competition was strong with 11 schools from as far... read more