Summer Sports Trials (SST) News & Updates

2017 Polding Softball Trials at Newcastle.

Polding Softball trials were held in Newcastle on Friday 23rd June. Well done to all Lismore Diocese students who attended these trials. Jennifer Eggins (Lismore Manager) reported that all students from Lismore trialled well and showed great sportsmanship and manners.

Congratulations to the following five Lismore Diocesan students who were selected in the Polding teams to attend P.S.S.A. State Carnivals later this year.

PSSA Softball Carnivals 2017 (Boys at Camden -10/12 October & girls 19/21 September).

GIRLS - Elizabeth Warne

BOYS - Lachlan Coe, Ethan Hawkins, Hamish Weekes, Brock Windsor.


2017 Polding Summer Sports Trials


Polding Summer Sports (cricket, basketball and tennis) trials were weld in Newcastle on Friday 10th February 2017.  Congratulations to the 11 students from Lismore Diocese selected in Polding teams.


Cricket (girls)

Ava King (Kempsey), Chelsea Hackenberg (Kempsey), Mia Viel (Skennars Head), Samantha Brenton  (Kempsey) and Stephanie Rose (Coffs Harbour)

Cricket (boys)

Ra-Koia Smith (Murwillumbah)

Tennis (boys)

Caspian Tuckwell (Mullumbimby)

Basketball (girls)

Isla Juffermans (Sawtell), Olivia Peel (Coffs Harbour)

Basketball (boys)

Jake Crawford (Port Macquarie), Xavier Proud (Port Macquarie)


2016 Diocesan Summer Sports Selections 

Basketball, Cricket, Softball, Tennis and Touch football

Congratulations to all children who made it to this level especially on the way they managed the heat and the trials themselves.

Special congratulations and best wishes to those who have been selected into a Diocesan team or squad for their respective Polding engagement:

  • Basketball, Cricket and Tennis - Polding Summer Sports Trials Newcastle - Friday, 10th February
  • Touch football - Polding Touch football Port Macquarie  - Friday, 2nd June
  • Softball - Polding Softball - Mayfield - Friday, 23rd June.

Thank you and well done all conveners, other selectors, diocesan managers, referees, zone team managers (touch football) and other officials, volunteers and canteen workers - your efforts ensured thorough and professional trials, and equal opportunity for participants to demonstrate their talent.


A full list of the successful children will be published soon.