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SOMERSET COLLEGE ROWER ATTENDS UK ROWING COURSE

In August this year, Seth Garewal, attended a rowing course at Eton Dorney Lake, in Windsor. It was an unforgettable experience and privilege for Seth to row and train at the very 2012 Olympic Rowing venue. Eton college rowers are lucky to call this their home training venue. Facilities are stratosp ...

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KNYSNA REGATTA AND HEADS RACE

Our rowing club travelled to Knysna to compete against schools and clubs from both the Eastern Cape and the Western Cape. The Knysna regatta is the first regatta of the season and usually serves to create excitement for the new season. It was fantastic to see the camaraderie and newfound GEES amongs ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE ROWING: MISVERSTAND REGATTA

Over the course of the weekend of 29 - 30 October, our rowers participated in the annual Misverstand Sprints regatta and Head’s Race near Moorreesburg. Our rowers performed superbly, outperforming the other clubs thoroughly. Our supporters outperformed everyone else too and came out in the ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE U14A GIRLS TAKE PART IN BLOEMHOF FAIRTREE TOURNAMENT

The Somerset College U14A girls hockey team took part in the Bloemhof Fairtree U14 hockey tournament on 5-6 August. The team played great hockey to beat PV in the semi final (who they lost to in the league) and to then take on Paarl Girls in the final (who they also lost to in the league). The te ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE HOCKEY COACH LEADS BOLAND U13 BOYS TEAM TO A-DIVISION

Somerset College Hockey Coach, Kyran Fortuin’s U13A Boys Boland Hockey team won the gold medal in the B section at the U13 Hockey IPT and therefore will be promoted to the A section in 2023. Congratulations, Coach!   ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE STUDENT SELECTED TO SA U16 HOCKEY SQUAD

Congratulations go to Somerset College student, Michael du Toit, on his selection to the SA U16 HP hockey squad. Michael du Toit recently represented the Boland U16A boys hockey team at the IPT in Stellenbosch and helped his team to end 4th overall out of 12 teams. His hard work and dedication we ...

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Somerset College Rowers represent WP at the WP Seniors Championship Regatta

Zandra Axten, Nicholas Marais and Andji Mitrovic represented the Western Cape at the WC Senior Championship regatta, where they rowed against both University and Masters crews. Our rowers achieved excellent results. Nicholas placed 3rd in the Men’s A final. Zandra and Andji placed 1st in the ...

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Somerset College Prep Student selected to WP U13 Boys Hockey team

We are very proud of Jonathan Welby-Cooke, for his selection as goalkeeper of the Western Province U13 Boys' team. He will be in action at the Regional Tournament, hosted by Paarl Gymnasium from 4 – 6 July 2022. Congratulations Jonathan! We wish you the best for an excellent tournament! ...

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Somerset College student to represent South Africa in Water skiing Championships

Somerset College Gr 11 student, Jason Stegmann, was selected to participate in the SA Champs Slalom Water Skiing Tournament and was part of the SA team in the All Africa International, held in Stellenbosch. Jason did brilliantly and bettered his previous competition scores by 9 buoys getting i ...

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Somerset College Hockey well represented in Boland Teams

Congratulations to the following players on their selection to the Boland Hockey teams. Tiago Marques (U18A), Jemma Falkenberg (U18B), Nicholas Rieth (U18 Regional), Kristen Germishuys (U18A), Tyrone Rieth (U16B), Ashley Hingeston (U16 Regional) Caroline Morris (U16B), Jemma Boettger (U18B), N ...

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