Moving in the Right Direction!
Last weekend, Waverley College Rugby enjoyed a competitive fixture against Shore. On the day, from the 21 matches played, Waverley secured 12 wins with 1 draw. It is pleasing to see that teams continue to improve, despite the challenges of illness impacting the College community.
Congratulations must go to the 1st XV who enjoyed their first ‘Custard Pie’ at Queens Park for the season. The Double V’s hard work at training leading into the game, certainly paid dividends.
Opens Age Group
We would also like to commend the Opens Age Group. Despite going down in the 3rds and 5ths, all the matches were very competitive, and the effort from these young men was nothing short of gutsy. Due to illness impacting this age group, a number of students had to back up in two or three matches. Congratulations on displaying that courageous attitude for your school – we are proud of you.
The highlight of the day certainly came from the 16A team, who to continue to play such an exciting brand of rugby. The running rugby on display is terrific to watch, and is a refreshing reminder of the entertainment which ‘the game they play in heaven’ can deliver to those playing and those watching on the sidelines.
CAS/GPS/ISA Trial Round vs Newington
This weekend, our teams will play GPS school, Newington College. We anticipate that all matches will be competitive, which will help our teams in the lead into the CAS season, which is only a couple of weeks away. The 14s and 15s age groups finally have the opportunity of playing on our home ground, Queens Park, while our 13s, 16s and Opens will hit the road this weekend, to travel to Stanmore in the Inner West of Sydney.
Prep 1sts Rugby
A highlight which many Old Boys will often share about their days at Waverley College, is the memory of running out onto QP1 for the very first time. This weekend, we are thrilled to have our Prep 1sts team playing on the hallowed turf of Queens Park #1. Kick-off is at 8am, and we would love to see plenty of support for our young men. We wish these students all the very best of luck!
Canteen Support – 14s and 15s Parents
The Rugby Supporters’ Club are looking for parents, carers and friends of students in the 14s and 15s age groups, to assist on the canteen this Saturday. Any support, even for a period of one hour, would be very much appreciated. The canteen will be operating between the hours of 8am – 1pm.
Should any parents, carers and friends be free to assist at any stage this Saturday (or any Saturday throughout the season when the 14s and 15s are playing at Queens Park), please register your interests on the 2022 online roster below.
*As a note, we will only be operating the canteen this weekend (no BBQ). Thank you for your support in advance!
Weekly Match Highlights – Are You an Aspiring Sports Journalist?
We are looking for students who are interesting in writing 250-word (or less) match reports/match highlights.
This is so we can let the community know how their team performs each weekend. Interested students can email articles to Mr McCoy at firstname.lastname@example.org
A weekly prize is up for grabs for the most entertaining articles!
Good luck to all teams this weekend – particularly our mighty Prep 1sts team playing on QP1 for the first time!
WAVERLEY TO WIN!
Mr John McCoy
Convenor of Rugby