Sports Update



Twenty-eight PLC Sydney students from Years 5-11 competed in the 2017 Regional Snowsports Championships that were held in Thredbo over the July holidays. The team performed exceptionally well with 23 students qualifying for the State Championships to be held in August.

PLC Sydney Snowboarders dominated the competition this year, with the Year 7 sister duo of Paige and Tara Jones, along with teammate Phoebe Glenn (Year 8), winning gold in both Snowboard GS and Snowboard Cross events. Tara and Paige also won 1st and 2nd place overall. Senior teammates from Year 11, Lilli Glenn and Winona Dufrier placed third overall in both the Snowboard GS and Boardercross events.

The Year 9 team of Emma Bosco, Georgia Coote and Maggie O'Reilly cleaned up with a gold medal in the Moguls teams event. Emma also won individual gold and Georgia took out the silver medal. Emma and Georgia teamed up with Year 10 students, Phoebe Cridland and Jasmine Wiesner, to place 4th overall in Alpine GS.

Individual achievements also came from Clare Bosco (Year 7) who won gold in the Moguls and Chelsey Johnson (Year  9) who took out bronze in the Snowboard GS. 

We wish the 23 members strong PLC Sydney Snowsports team all the best for the State Championships in August.

For further information about the 2018 Snowsports Camp or Interschool Snowsports events for students in Years K-12, please contact Ms Johnston



Artistic Gymnastics Level 4 Regional Trial

Congratulations to our Level 4 Artistic Gymnastics Squad who competed in the Regional Trial at Fivedock Leisure Centre on Sunday 25 June 2017. The girls all received lots of ribbons and had a fabulous day!







Artistic Gymnastics Regional Championships

Congratulations to our Artistic Gymnastics Level 5-8 Teams who competed in the Regional Championships with some outstanding results. 

Level 7-8 Team: Mia Duarte (Year 8), Maia Shannon (Year 8), Paige Banducci (Year 9) - 1st Vault, 1st Beam, 1st Floor and 2nd Beam to take out 1st placed team!
Level 6 Team: Marie-Antoinette Montuoro (Year 8), Madeline Gee (Year 9), Claudia Bonaccorso (Year 9) - 1st Vault, 1st Floor, 2nd Beam also taking out 1st placed team!
Level 5 Team: Ellie Cole (Year 5), Stella Koulos (Year 5), Sofia Al Hassan (Year 5), Emily Chronis (Year 5) and Angelina Foley (Year 5) - 2nd Floor, 2nd Bars, 3rd Beam and Second Placed Team!
Level 8 Regional Champion: Paige Banducci
Level 7 Regional Champion: Mia Duarte
Level 6 Senior Runner-up Regional Champion: Marie-Antoinette Montuoro

Congratulations to all our wonderful gymnasts and their coaches on an amazing competition.


Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior Challenge


Image (from left): Zoe Lee (Year 7), Emily Nielsen (Year 8), Jenna Zhang (Year 7), Linda Wang (Year 9) and Summer Wanless (Year 8). 

Congratulations to Zoe Lee (Year 7), Jenna Zhang (Year 7), Emily Nielsen (Year 8), Summer Wanless (Year 8) and Linda Wang (Year 9) who travelled to the Gold Coast to compete in their first interstate competition - the Queensland Junior Challenge 1. They performed beautifully achieving some great results!

Level 8: Zoe placed 4th in Ball and ribbon, 6th in Hoop and 5th overall
Level 6: Jenna placed 4th in Blubs, 5th in Hoop and 5th overall; Emily placed 5th in Clubs, 6th in Hoop and Rope and 7th overall; and Summer placed 12th overall
Level 5: Linda placed 14th overall




Image: PLC Sydney v NIAS

Fifteen PLC Sydney Football players came together to take on the Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) on Friday 14 July 2017 at Newington College. NIAS is an academy of sport based in the Tamworth region which aims to provide opportunities for talented sportsmen and women.

PLC Sydney fought a hard match but in the end lost 6 – 3. Chelsey Johnson (Year 9) scored all three goals, while Alyssa Wedd (Year 9) was strong at the back and Charlotte Somboli (Year 8) pulled off some spectacular saves between the goals.






Congratulations to PLC Swim Club students, led by Brian Sutton, Head of Swimming, who performed creditably last weekend at the Metropolitan State Championships. Out of the 47 clubs who took part, PLC Swim Club finished in 6th place; the highest place ever recorded by our school club! Congratulations to  all the medal winners and the many personal bests that were recorded on the night.

plc-sydney-swim-club-iconFind out more about PLC Swim Club via our microsite.


Speakers' Corner
Congratulations to the students who will be representing their year group in the Public Speaking Challenge finals.
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ANU Tuckwell Scholarship
Congratulations to Jade who has received the prestigious Australian National University Scholarship.
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