Tennis – Girls’ first team results
Over the past week, the Somerset College girls’ tennis players completed their last two fixtures for this year. On Wednesday, 24 October, the girls’ first Tennis team played against Rhenish in a Boland Central league fixture. They won their match by 4 matches to 2. Rebecca Brody (captain), Sharlene Chigariro, Emily Reschke and Julia Sloane repr...
Tennis report for October 2018
Over the past week, the Somerset College tennis players have been involved in a number of tennis fixtures. On Friday, 19 October, the boys’ and girls’ first tennis teams played against Parel Vallei in a Boland Central league fixture. Both teams were successful and won their respective matches by 5 matches to 1. Jonathan van Druten (captain), Le...
Rowing – Ergo Regatta results, Saturday, 15 September 2018
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 ...
Tennis (1st Boys & Girls) report – Dirkie Uys Tennis Tournament
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...
Hockey (!st team Boys) – Taylor Blinds Cup results
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 th...
Rugby results vs Parklands College
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...
Hockey (Boys) results vs Parel Vallei
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...
Netball results vs Parel Vallei
All our Netball teams played against Parel Vallei in our annual derby this past Saturday.  The results were as follows: U14B lost 0-24 U14A lost 9-30 U15B lost 6-24 U15A lost 2-10 U17B lost 5-27 U17A lost 5-23 U19B won 19-14 U19A lost 24-30...
Rugby results vs Merchiston Castle School, Scotland
The U16 and 1st XV boys enjoyed some tough matches against Merchiston Castle School from Scotland on Tuesday, 7 August. The U16 boys fought hard but eventually went down 10-22. The 1st XV struggled to hold possession in the first half and went into the break 3-25 down. A strong second half showing from our boys saw them hold their own and pressuris...
Rugby results vs Hamlets Rugby Club
Our U14, U15 and U16 teams travelled to Hamlets Rugby Club in Mamre on Friday afternoon. Their rugby organiser told me that many schools have opted not to travel out there and as such, they have not had many home matches this season. We enjoyed a good afternoon of rugby with our U14 and U16 teams coming away with victories. Our U15 boys came up aga...