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Week 1, Term Four, 2019

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Round 4 against A.B. Paterson College this week. No House Swim Trials will take place in Term Four and all Sport practise will continue during the exam period in Weeks 4 and 5.


Somerset students, Dom Bensely and Stewart Ford came third in a Beach Volleyball tournament in the holidays, a first competing on sand.

Thank you for representing the College and for doing your best as Spartans!

You should be proud of your success against the top teams.



Our Rugby boys did really well in testing conditions at the ASAS 7s.

They played five games, won three and had two narrow defeats.

They played Downlands College for the third versus fourth and were defeated 17 to 14 to finish fourth overall.

It was a great day with a mixture of Year 10, 11 and 12s in the squad.

Brock Brock Priestley was recently selected in the Queensland Rugby League Under 16 Countryside who played the Queensland Under 16 Cityside. Country was too strong for City, winning the match 44 to 4.

Following on from the City versus Country game, Brock was named in the Queensland U16 Rugby League Merit side. Brock has been selected in the Tweed Seagulls Rugby League U18 side to contest the 2020 Mal Meninga state competition.

Alex Miles was recently selected for the Queensland Rugby Union Under 16 White side who competed in the 2019 Junior Rugby Championships (JRC) which took place in Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport from Sunday 29 to Saturday 5 October 2019.

Sam Capel has been selected in the Burleigh Bears Rugby League U18 side to contest the 2020 Mal Meninga State competition.



Michael Dobroskok placed seventh overall and sixth on parallel bars out of 105 athletes in National Clubs carnival.

His team finished on the podium on every apparatus:

  • Second on floor, pommel, rings, vault and high bar
  • Third on parallel bars
  • Third overall in Australia out of 21 teams

Well done Michael!

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