Monthly Archives: July 2016

Aimee Langford (neé van Zyl) (Class of 2005)
Alexander Forbes Platinum Award
At the Annual Awards Ceremony of Alexander Forbes, Aimee (B Comm Actuarial Science) achieved a Platinum Award, which is their highest peer nominated award, in recognition of her outstanding work....
Rugby results vs Melkbosstrand High School
Our rugby teams played against Melkbosstrand High School at Melkbosstrand on Saturday.  Their results were as follows: U14 lost 15-18 U15 lost 5 – 30 U16 lost 5 – 40 1st XV won 35 – 5...
Hockey – Girls results vs Paarl Gim
Our 2nd, 3rd, U16 and U14 teams played against Paarl Gim girls’ hockey teams on Friday and Saturday.  The results are as follows: 2nd team drew 2-2 3rd team lost 0-4 U16A lost 1-6 U16B lost 0-5 U16C lost 1-4 U14A drew 0-0 U14B won 2-0 U16A/2nd team mixed vs Oakhill 1st team – lost 2-6...
Hockey (1st team Girls) – Cape Town International Festival
Our 1st girls hockey team participated in the Cape Town International Hockey Festival held at Hartleyvale last week.  Their results were as follows: vs Paarl Gim lost 0-1 vs Kingston Grammar drew 1-1 vs Framesby won 1-0 vs DF Malan won 2-0 vs Royal Grammar won 6-0 QF vs Pearson lost 0-3 vs Springfield lost 0-1 (ended between 5th & 8th)...
Hockey (1st team Boys) – Cape Town International Festival
Our 1st boys hockey team participated in the Cape Town International Festival held at Hartleyvale last week.  Their results were as follows: vs Hugenote won 9-0 vs Outeniqua won 5-1 vs Parel Vallei won 3-0 vs Queens Taunton won 2-1 vs Pearson lost 0-1 QF vs Swartland won 3-0 SF vs Paul Roos lost 1-3 3rd/4th Playoff vs Kingston Grammar lost 1-3 end...
Hockey – Boys results vs Paarl Gim
Our 2nd, U16 and U14 teams played against Paarl Gim on Friday and Saturday.  Their results are as follows: 2nd team won 3-1 U16A won 3-2 U16B won 1-0 U14A lost 1-4 U14B lost 0-7...
Westerford Derby (h) match programme
Somerset College is hosting the Westerford Derby this year on Friday, 29 July and Saturday, 31 July.  All matches will take place on campus.  The match programme can be found on the website under Senior / Term/Match programmes.  It has also been posted on the Senior School communicator under Resources/Sports....
Fly fishing news – Chris King
Chris King (Grade 11) represented The South African Fly Fishing Association these past holidays. Chris King was selected for the SAFFA Youth Team 2016. The SAFFA team competed over three days in the Grand Prix of North Moravia International Junior Flyfishing Championship against juniors from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia. Chris was the to...
Hockey – U18 SA Hockey news
Twins, Franco and Frances Carstens, have certainly made history at Somerset College and quite possibly in SA by both being selected to play for the SA U18 hockey teams which will compete against Australia in a test series later this month. Awesome achievement!...
Hockey – U18 Boland Hockey (Girls)
Congratulations to Frances Carstens and Meghan Johnstone who played in the U18A Boland hockey team which won the IPT in Bloemfontein!  This team didn’t lose one match!  Frances, who captained this team, was awarded player of the tournament.  This formidable team was coached by our girls’ 1st team coach, Mark Pickering.  What an outs...