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Thank you to all involved in the running of the event. Despite the smaller venue, the regatta went on without a hitch and was actually one of the largest ergo regattas we have hosted in the last few years. It was great to see so many of our rowers contribute to the success of the day by helping set up, helping direct and helping support throughout the day. It was great to see every Somerset College competitor have at least two or three supporters behind them in every race and…

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On Friday, 31 August and Saturday, 1 September, Somerset College competed in the annual Dirkie Uys Doubles and Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament which took place in Moorreesburg. This is a gruelling and extremely competitive tournament during which time three matches are played on Friday two matches are played on Saturday. Play started at 7.00 in the morning with very little rest between the fixtures. The following players represented Somerset College at this tournament: Jonathan van Druten (captain) and Rebecca Brody (captain) Alex Brody and Annalie Swanepoel Liam Watson and Sharlene…

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Our 1st Boys’ Hockey team participated in the Taylor Blinds Cup this weekend. Their results were as follows: Somerset College vs Strand won 5-0 Somerset College vs PV invitational won 7-0 Somerset College vs Hermanus won 3-1 Somerset College vs Paarl Boys lost 0-3 Somerset College vs Hugenote drew 1-1 Somerset College vs Paarl Gim 1-1 (won the match on Showdowns) We finished the tournament coming 3rd out of 12 teams.

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Our U14, U16 and 1st XV Rugby teams played against Parklands College at Parklands College on Saturday morning.  The results were as follows: U14 lost 10-21 U16 won 24-5 1st XV lost 15-19

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Our Boys’ Hockey teams played against Parel Vallei on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning at Somerset College.  The results were as follows: U14B lost 0-5 U14A lost 1-5 U16C lost 0-2 U16B won 2-1 U16A lost 1-2 2nd team lost 1-2 1st team lost 0-2

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