Monthly Archives: March 2017

Rowing – Western Province selections
Congratulations to the following rowers from the Somerset College Rowing Club who have been selected for the Western Province Rowing Squad: Amber Ryan Kelsey Greeff Celina Gruber Erin Williams Aninke Burger Katherine Williams These girls competed at the trials this past weekend and represented the school to their utmost ability on and off of the wa...
Tennis (Girls) results vs Bloemhof
Somerset College won their match 6-0 in the U19 B tennis league against Bloemhof. Well done to Olivia Fauël, Tegan O’Grady, Annalie Swanepoel and Alex Williams who all won their matches convincingly....
Nicholas Farrell (Class of 2015)
World Rowing Indoor Sprints
The World Rowing Indoor Sprints Regatta, a 1000m virtual indoor rowing competition raced on ergometers, was held between 10 and 12 March 2017. The fastest male South African result came from Nicholas Farrell (Class of 2015). Nicholas Farrell completed the 1000m in a time of 02:54.8. This performance placed him as the new national record holder, bea...
Cricket – The Ashes results
The Ashes have been played between Somerset College and Parel Vallei since 1999. College have dominated the game for the last 14 years. After a difficult season, the College 1st team was up for the challenge posted by PV. Sam Henderson won the toss and decided to bowl. PV batsmen got starts but none of them could keep going with some accurate bowli...
Water Polo (U14A Boys) vs Glenwood House
Our U14A Boys’ Water Polo team played against Glenwood House on Friday afternoon.  They lost the match 5-6....
Water Polo (Girls’ teams) vs Springfield Convent
Our Girls’ Water Polo teams played against Springfield Convent on Friday afternoon.  Their results were as follows: U14B lost 0-9 U14 lost 0-6 U16A won 18-0 2nd lost 1-4 1st lost 4-6...
Tennis (1st team Girls) vs Rhenish High
The Girls’ 1st tennis team of Vanessa Chigariro, Kiera van Eeden, Rebecca Brody and Tegan O’Grady lost 5-1 to Rhenish on Wednesday, 1 March. Well done to Rebecca Brody for winning her singles match....
Tennis (U15 Girls) vs Rhenish High
On Wednesday, 1 March 2017, the College’s U15 Girls’ team travelled to Stellenbosch to play against Rhenish High School. The College managed to win by 30 games to 26. Well done to Yanti de Villiers and Sharlene Chigariro who won both their singles and doubles matches. Bianca Sevillano-Barredo and Jemma Seymour also played in this match....
Tennis Derby (Boys & Girls) vs Dirkie Uys High, Mooreesburg
On Monday, 27 February 2017, 24 tennis players (12 boys and 12 girls) travelled to Moorreesburg in the Swartland for our annual tennis derby against Dirkie Uys High School. In this closely contested fixture the College was represented by: Vanessa Chigariro, Jacques Morris, Kiera van Eeden (captain), Clive Nicolle (captain), Rebecca Brody, Joshua Pu...