After making his year 6 leadership pitch to his peers at Our Lady of Lourdes, Tarro in November last year, young Awabakal man, Lawson Griffin delivered a Welcome to Country at the funeral of Bishop William “Bill” Wright on the same day. Now, Lawson is driving cultural pride in his school community.
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle now has its own specific sport website information pages. The webpages are accessed via the Catholic Schools NSW (csnsw.sport) website. The webpages will provide information to parents about our sports information, including events.
St Dominic’s is fortunate to be able to have unique relationships with families, allowing staff and families to work together as the best team to supporting children. One such student is Nicholas Hatch, and we would like to share his story and celebrating his achievements.
Maitland Rugby Union Football Club, the second oldest rugby club in Australia, is set to turn a new page after purchasing Marcellin Park from the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle this week.
Emily Foy from St Francis Xavier’s College Hamilton received a NSWCCC Blue in the sport of basketball. Emily’s talent was evident from a young age when she was selected for the Polding basketball team in Year 5 and then again in Year 6.
Michael Walker from St Francis Xavier’s College Hamilton started playing basketball at 7 years of age and first represented the Newcastle Hunters at the age of 11 as well as representing the Diocese for basketball, athletics, and AFL.