The Diocese’s strength in touch football was again on show this year, first at the selection trials in Week 1 of term, and then more recently at the championships at Port Macquarie from which three boys and two girls were selected in their respective Polding teams.
Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual event that encourages primary school children to walk to school. The national initiative informs families that they need to closely supervise their young children, in all road environments, holding hands when near or crossing the road.
Charlie Hawke was on the way to completing his domination of school swimming events in his final year at St Francis Xavier’s, Hamilton. But he was left stranded in the fast lane when all school sporting pathways came to a shuddering halt as a result of COVID-19.
On Monday 3 February, St Mary’s Star of the Sea Wollongong hosted the 23rd Blue Award Presentation which celebrates and recognises the best sporting achievements of Catholic Secondary students throughout NSW. The strong sporting talent from the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese was on show with five of our students receiving an award.