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Week 10,
Term Three, 2016

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This week we play Intra-murals in sport as our Rowing and Senior Basketball Teams head off to State Titles. Athletics practices continue over the holidays for State Titles and State Teams Knock-out.


Toby Wilson, Lifesaving

Toby Wilson travelled to the Netherlands as a member of the Australian Youth Lifesaving Team where he represented Australia at the World Championships. The Australian Team dominated in the surf and beach events at Noordwijk, and went on to win the overall Youth competition with solid performances in the pool rescue events at Eindhoven.

Toby can now claim three World Championship Youth titles. Individually, he took out the Male Surf Race and was a member of the winning Male Taplin Relay team at Noordwijk Beach. He then had further success by winning the 200m Obstacle Event at Eindhoven in a time of 1:58.8.

He will return to Australia this week for a short rest before attending a Swimming Queensland ‘Towards Tokyo’ training camp and then on to compete as a member of the Queensland Short Course Swimming Team in Canberra.

Track and Field State Qualifiers

Somerset had 48 students qualify for the Regional Athletics Trials and a further 22 qualify for the State Titles in early Term Four. All results are posted on Schoolbox in the Senior Sport, Athletics section.

Practices continue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.00am (including during the holidays) for all students qualifying for the State Titles or competing in one of our six Knock-out Teams.

Term Three, Week 10

Friday 16 September

  • Intra Mural Sports - Somerset Teams play each other

Holidays

  • Athletics Practices every Monday, Wednesday, Friday (7.00am to 8.30am) (except Monday 3 October - Public Holiday)

Term Four, Week 1

Monday 3 October

  • Labour Day Holiday

Wednesday 5 October

  • 3.30pm to 5.00pm: Compulsory Summer Sports Practice

Friday 7 October

  • APS Summer Season Round 3 versus Trinity Lutheran College

Saturday 8 October

  • State Athletics Knock-out - UQ
  • Vicki Wilson Netball Finals - Mt Gravatt
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