Cricket (1st XV & U14A) vs Hugenote & Paarl Gim
1st Team vs Hugenote College batted first and scored 232 in 50 overs. Munya Madhombiro scored 63 runs and Jacques Morris 45. Hugenote were 227 all out in the last over of the day. Sam Henderson took 3 for 33. Somerset College won a very close game by 5 runs. Under 14A vs Paarl Gim Paarl Gim 265 in 50 overs Somerset College 190 all out. Jesse Dukes ...
Tennis (2nd Girls) results vs Parel Vallei 1st Girls’ team
The girls’ 2nd team tennis (Annalie Swanepoel, Alex Dickson, Steph Halton and Suzannah Nicolle) lost 4-2 to Parel Vallei’s 1st girls’ team. Well done to Annalie Swanepoel for winning her singles 8-2 and to Annalie and Alex for winning their doubles match. The rest of the matches were all very close, so well done to the girls for a...
Tennis (U19A & B Girls) results vs Paarl Gim & Rhenish (2nd team)
The girls 1st tennis team (Vanessa Chigariro, Kiera van Eeden, Olivia Fauël and Rebecca Brody) played Paarl Gim 1st team on Friday. Somerset College lost 4-2 in matches. Well done to Olivia Fauël and Rebecca Brody for winning their singles and to Vanessa Chigariro and Rebecca narrowly losing their doubles 8-7. The girls 2nd tennis team (Annalie S...
Tennis (U15 Boys) results vs Paul Roos
The College’s U15 Boys’ team found the U15B team from Paul Roos Gymnasium too strong and they lost by 6 matches to 0. Jonathan van Druten continued his excellent form of the past two weeks narrowly losing his singles 6-8 against a very strong opponent. The other players representing the College were Alex Brody, Nic Ficinus and Nic Fried...
Tennis (U19 & U15 Girls) results vs Bloemhof
A combined U19 and U15 Girls’ tennis team from the College drew with Bloemhof’s U15B Girls’ team 3-3 on Friday. Bloemhof managed to win more games, though, and eventually won the encounter by 36 games to 34. Well done to Valerie Funke who came in as a late replacement and went on to win both her singles and doubles matches. Suzi...
Rowing – Knysna Regatta report
  22 Somerset College crews came in the to Somerset College Rowing Club started the October part of the rowing season off with a sizeable bang with the crews putting in some very decent racing at the first two regattas on the Western Cape rowing calendar. The weather at both regattas was perfect, a nice change to the wind we have seen this tim...
Tennis results (1st Boys) vs Parel Vallei High
In their first league match of the new season the boys’ first team lost to Parel Vallei on Friday afternoon, 14 October, at the Strand High School courts. The score was 2-4. The College was represented by Jacques Morris, Joshua Putterill, Matthew Durie and Jonathan van Druten. The College’s two matches both came from Jonathan van Druten who won...
Tennis results vs Dirkie Uys High School
On Wednesday, 12 October, Somerset College had its annual home match against Dirkie Uys High School from Moorreesburg. This fixture is played twice a year. In the first term the College travelled to the Swartland to play the match on the courts of Dirkie Uys High School. The match was played with 8 boys and 8 girls in each of the teams. The College...
Super 5 Hockey Tournament – U15 Girls
Congratulations go to a group of 9 Somerset College U15 girls took part in the U15 Super 5’s Hockey Tournament at Hartleyvale on 5 and 6 October.  They called themselves the Pink Panthers and came third in the tournament, winning bronze. The girls who participated were: Michaella Beart, Keana Hodel, Athraa Abrahams, Sophia Friedrich, Mikayla Boe...
Somerset College Indoor Rowing Championship news
Somerset College Rowing Club started the initial part of the rowing season off with a sizeable bang by hosting the Annual Indoor Rowing Championships. Overall the event was successful with Somerset College rowers putting in some very strong individual performances. While there were many thrilling races throughout the day, special mention must go ou...