Wet Weather / Cancellations / Postponements

Postponement of Primary Winter Sports Trials at Grafton

Due to  major flooding, continued heavy rain and ground closures the Primary Winter Sports Trials have been postponed in Grafton on Friday 26th March. The next backup date TBA. 

Postponement of Polding Australian Football 

Due to ground closures and flooding the Polding Australian Football( AFL) selection trials in Newcastle have been postponed from 24th March to the backup date of Tuesday 30th March  with the venue TBA.

Postponement of Diocesan Secondary Open Basketball 

 Due to ground closures and flooding the  Lismore Diocesan Secondary Open Basketball Championships at Coffs Harbour have been postponed from Thursday  25th March to Term Two with a date and venue TBC. 

 Postponement of Diocesan Secondary Open Football ( soccer) GALA days 

 Due to ground closures and flooding the  Lismore Diocesan Secondary Open Football (soccer) GALA days in Lismore  and Kempsey have been postponed this term to Wednesday 21st April    (Week 1, Term 2). 

Postponement of Northern Country  Rugby league at Smithtown 

 Due to ground closures and flooding the  Northern Country Rugby League selection Trials (opens /  under 15’s) have been postponed from Wednesday 24th March to Wednesday 21st April   (Week 1, Term 2) at the same venue.

Cancellation – Secondary Touch Football Trials – 17th March 2021

Secondary touch football trials that were to be held in Sawtell (17th March) have now been cancelled.

Postponement of Primary Winter Sports Trials 19th March at Grafton

Due to ground closures and the threat of heavy rain in the next 3 days the Primary Winter Sports Trials have been postponed in Grafton on 19th March. The next backup date is the Friday 26th March. 

Primary Rugby Union trials will now be held in early Term 2 with a date to be advised. All other sports (netball, hockey, football (soccer)) and rugby league will be on the 26th March.

Postponement – Secondary Touch Football Trials – 17 March 2021

Secondary touch football trials that were to be held in Sawtell (17th  March) have been postponed due to closure of grounds following continued wet weather.

Postponement of Primary Winter Sports Trials at Grafton

Due to ground closures and the threat of heavy rain in the next 3 days the Primary Winter Sports Trials have been postponed in Grafton on 12th March. the backup date is the following Friday 19th March.

Cancellation – Secondary Touch Football Trials – 2 March 2021

Secondary touch football trials that were to be held in Coffs Harbour (2nd March) have been postponed due to closure of grounds following wet weather. The back up date for these trials is Wednesday 17th March with venue to be confirmed.

COVID-19 Update – 15 June 2020

Please be advised that ALL Primary and Secondary Lismore Diocesan sports for Term 3 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation.

COVID-19 Update – 26 March 2020

Please be advised that ALL Primary and Secondary Lismore Diocesan sports for Term 1 & Term 2 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation.

Information can be found in the links below regarding cancellation of pathway sports.

CSNSW Sport including Polding (Primary) and CCC (Secondary) – https://csnsw.sport/news/events-suspended

NSW Department of Education & Training (Primary & Secondary sports) – https://app.education.nsw.gov.au/sport/

School Sport Australia (SSA) (Primary & Secondary sports) – http://www.schoolsportaustralia.edu.au/blog/2020/03/23/ssa-announces-cancellation-of-2020-championships/


Announcement  2nd  December  2019.

The Lismore Diocesan Primary  Schools Summer Sport Trials – outdoor trials (cricket, softball and touch football) that were  to be held in Lismore on Tuesday 3rd December have been postponed until Term 1, 2020 (with a date to be confirmed ) due to poor air quality and the forecast  of continued high temperatures. 
 
The only primary trial that will be held is girls and boys basketball (indoors) at Albert Park Stadium on Tuesday 3rd December commencing at 9am. 

Announcement 27th November 2019.

The Lismore Diocesan Primary  Schools Summer Sport Trials (cricket, basketball, softballand touch football) that were  to be held in Lismore  on Friday  29th November have been postponed  til Tuesday 3rd December due to the potential worsening of the bush fire situation in the Lismore Diocese with road closures and smoke and in Lismore and surrounding areas.

Announcement 25th November 2019.

The Lismore Diocesan Secondary Schools Golf Championship that was to be held at Coffs Harbour on Monday 25th November has been cancelled due to the of the bush fire situation in the Lismore Diocese.

Announcement 12th November 2019.

The Lismore Diocesan Secondary Schools Year 7-9 Sports Enrichment Camp that was to be held at Narrabeen in Sydney on Sunday 17th November til Tuesday 19th November  has been cancelled due to the potential worsening of the bush fire situation in the Lismore Diocese and in Sydney.

Announcement 11th November 2019

The Lismore Diocesan Secondary Schools water polo championships that were to be held at Alstonville and Ballina pools on Thursday 14th November have been cancelled due to the bush fire situation in the Lismore Diocese.