Rugby Union News & Updates

LISMORE DIOCESAN PRIMARY RUGBY UNION TRIALS –13TH MARCH  2020 GRAFTON

Lismore Diocesan Rugby union selection trials were held at Grafton on Friday 13th March. Thank you to the convener, development officers, selectors, team managers. There was a large number of boys (55) attend this trial and they showed very good development in their skills in rugby. This made the selection process quite difficult. Well done to all boys from throughout the Lismore Diocese.

RUGBY UNION selections – Lismore managers to Forbes( 29th June) Ern Sandral-St Joseph’s, Woodburn & Jack Sheridan -St Carthage’s, Lismore.

  1. Edward Esgate & Max Esgate -St Anthonys, Kingscliff.
  2. Jack Plant – St Mary’s, Casino.
  3. Oscar Loudon & Nathan Lantry – MHOC, Sawtell.
  4. Lucas Brodrick – St Joseph’s, Wauchope.
  5. Peter Hammond – St Joseph’s, Maclean.
  6. Lachlan Barnes- St Joseph’s, Alstonville.
  7. Lane Edmonds & Blake Paisley – St Carthage’s, Lismore.
  8. William Gleeson, Sonny Colyer, Jack Harrison, Digger Rowthorne, Jett Chapman, Riley Betland, Taj Wilson  & Kyle Chapman- St Augustine’s, Coffs Harbour.

RUGBY UNION CHRIS GANGEMI CUP – 5TH AUGUST 2019 ST JOSEPH’S COLLEGE, HUNTER’S HILL 

St Carthage Rugby Winners Report


POLDING RUGBY UNION TRIALS – 1ST JULY 2019 FORBES

The Polding rugby union selection trials were held at Forbes on Monday 1st July. Lismore Diocese had 19 boys attend these trials. Lismore team managers reported that the boys played very good rugby union throughout the trials and they were a pleasure to work with at Forbes. Lismore had five boys make the possibles and probables. Congratulations to all 19 boys from Lismore Diocese for your enthusiasm, talent, skill and effort at the trials.
 
The following four students were selected in the Polding team to attend the NSWPSSA State rugby union carnival at Hawksbury on 26-29 August. Congratulations to Riley Flood (St Carthage’s, Lismore), Thomas Ainsworth (St Mary’s, Casino), Tavita Loughland (St Anthony’s, Kingscliff ) and Ethan McManemin (St Joseph’s, Tweed Heads). We wish them all the best at this event at the state carnival.

Lismore Diocesan rugby union squad at Fobes Polding trials. Lismore managers are John Sheridan and Ern Sandral


LISMORE DIOCESE PRIMARY RUGBY UNION GALA DAY – 28TH MAY 2019 COFFS HARBOUR STADIUM

A terrific day of rugby union was held at Coffs Harbour Stadium.  Eight teams from throughout the Lismore Diocese played some wonderful rugby throughout the day. St Carthage’s, Lismore won the final against St Augustine’s Coffs Harbour in a very close game, scoring in the last moments to snatch victory.  



Primary Catholic Rugby Union Knockout – 8 August 2018 Sydney

Congratulations to St Peter’s Primary School Port Macquarie for winning the Catholic State Rugby Union Knockout for 2018.  They defeated Assumption Bathurst 15 – 5 in the grand final.

View the results (PDF).



POLDING RUGBY TRIALS – 2 JULY 2018 Forbes

Congratulations to Ethan Tombs (St Peter’s, Port Macquarie) and Flynn Jonsson (St Francis Xavier, Ballina) on their selection in the Polding rugby union team to contest the NSWPSSSA State carnival at Coffs Harbour 28-30 August.

Well done to all Lismore players who participated and played so well at the Polding selection trials and who represented Lismore Diocese so proudly.

Lismore Diocesan Team – Polding Rugby selection trials. Lismore managers John Sheridan and Greg Hayes.


LISMORE DIOCESE PRIMARY RUGBY UNION GALA DAY – 27 JUNE 2018 COFFS HARBOUR

St Peter’s, Port Macquarie won 38 – Nil in the Final against St Carthages, Lismore

St Peter’s, Port Macquarie


Polding Selection Trials 2017 at Forbes

The Polding selection trials were held at Forbes on Monday 26th June. The Lismore squad of 20 boys are to be congratulated on their rugby skills and sportsmanship.

Team managers John Sheridan and Peter Slattery reported that the boys were a pleasure to look after at the trials.

Congratulations to Domanic Mason (St Joseph’s Primary, Woodburn) in gaining selection in the Polding team this year. Well done to all Lismore Diocesean students who participated at the trials this year in Forbes.

Thank you to team managers John Sheridan and Peter Slattery for your interest and commitment this year.

St Peter’s Primary School representing the Lismore Diocese in the NSWCPS Rugby Knockout Final on 7 August 2017 – finishing 2nd in the state to St Mary’s, Warren.


Lismore Rugby Union Gala Day – Coffs Harbour 7 June 2017

View draw & results (PDF)