Invitation to a celebration of Sport

St Clare’s College 2016 Sporting Leaders present… an evening to celebrate the superb sporting talent at St Clare’s The evening will begin with a “meet and greet” followed by prizes, trivia, photos, guest speaker and awards. When:                            Tuesday 25 October For whom:                   Everyone – not just “sporty” people Time:                             ... Read more »

ACT Schools Rock Climbing Championships

Mitchell Indoor Rock Climbing Centre On 20 September, a small but dedicated team from Years 7-12 made their way out to Mitchell Rock Climbing Centre for the ACT Schools Rock Climbing Championships, representatives from all different schools turned out for what is the only rock climbing tournament in Canberra. All students had three hours to... Read more »


Sunday 4 September marked one of the most highly anticipated racing events on the SCC Snowsports calendar, the annual ACT Schools Cup.  This race provides an opportunity for all schools in the ACT to compete against one another, with the hope of being crowned the ACT Champion School of the year. After winning the Cup for... Read more »

ACT Colleges Football Championships

ACT Colleges Champions 2016, 30 August With eight wins and a draw on the day SCC were very worthy champions. A 6-0 smashing of St Mary MacKillop College in the semi-final was followed by a 2-0 victory over Erindale College in the final ensuring St Clare’s lifted the trophy for the first time in six... Read more »

Year 9/10 South Canberra Football Championships

On Friday 26 August girls from Year 9 and 10 pulled on their St Clare’s jerseys for five tough games against schools from Canberra’s Southside. With St Clare’s playing Orana Steiner School (twice), Mt Stromlo High School (twice) and Alfred Deakin High School competition would be fierce for a top-two spot and a ticket to the ACT... Read more »

Snowsport 2

After school on Tuesday 26 July, the St Clare’s College Snowsports Team departed the College and travelled to Jindabyne in preparation for the ACT and Southern NSW Snowsport Interschool Championships, which were to be held from 27 -29 July. The first day of competition saw our snowboarding girls compete in a combination of Snowboard Giant Slalom... Read more »

Weekend Netball – Finals Time

The weekend netball round games have concluded for 2016. We had a total of 112 students participate in the netball program competing in 14 rounds at the SCNA netball courts. 10 out of 13 teams have qualified through to finals which are an outstanding achievement for St Clare’s College. Teams who have qualified range from... Read more »

NSW Combined Catholic Schools Netball Championships

On Tuesday 16 August, three College netball teams left for Penrith at 4.30am in the morning to compete in the annual NSW Combined Catholic Schools Netball Championships. Arriving back at school at 8.00pm meant a big day was in order for all players, umpires and coaches particularly given the expected Western Sydney heat. St Clare’s... Read more »

School Sport Australia Cross Country Championships

Four St Clare’s students earned selection in the ACT Cross Country team for this prestigious event held at Stromlo Forest Park on Saturday 20 August. In freezing conditions and inspired by the Rio Olympics (unlike the prevailing weather conditions) Keely Small won Gold in the U15/16 age group over 4km to become national champion. This... Read more »

ASC Hockey Championships

On Monday  8 August, St Clare’s took 2 teams to participate in the Canberra ASC Hockey Carnival – a Year 7 and 8 team coached by Mrs Huntly and a Year 9 to 12 team coached by Mrs Bourne. Year 7/8 Report Mackenzie Bale, Molly Burnett, Arabella Haskins, Hannah Murrells, Kira O’Connnor, Jasmine O’Connor, Ella Ruiz,Georgina... Read more »

South Canberra Years 7/8 Football (Soccer) Championships

Mawson Ovals – Thursday August 18 St Clare’s Maroon – South Canberra Champions This year’s South Canberra Championships proved to be a highly successful day for the St Clare’s Years 7/8 teams, with the Maroon team being undefeated Champions and qualifying for the ACT Championships. Not to be outdone, the Blue team won three of... Read more »

CEO Netball Championships

Lyneham Netball Courts, Thursday 28 July – Year 7/8 With some students in the Year 7/8 team representing the College for the first time, there was much excitement for the day ahead. With only 8 players for the day, the girls did extremely well to back up game after game. Claudia Balogh and Jasmine Jones... Read more »

ASC Netball Carnival 2016

Year 7/8 ASC Champions The Year 7/8 team played consistent netball throughout the day, and with a 7 win 1 loss record were worthy champions on the day. Despite drawing the short straw and playing outside in the cold and windy conditions, everyone played without complaint and stuck to the game plan. Round 2 was... Read more »

Equestrian NSW State Interschool’s Championships 2016 

Hannah Fischer (Year 8) and Jessica and Sarah Davies (Year 11) competed in the Sydney International Equestrian Centre to compete in the 2016 New South Wales Interschool’s State Championships from Wednesday 22 June to Sunday 26 June. Hannah rode her pony Tango in the Show Horse events, 60cm Combined Training taking just one rail down, but unfortunately had... Read more »

Snowsports Report 1

As always, winter marks the beginning of a very busy time for the St Clare’s College Snowsports Team! Dryland fitness training for 2016 commenced at the beginning of Term 2 to ensure all team members were prepared for the upcoming snow season. After some weeks of hard work, the countdown was over, and it was... Read more »