Boys Sports Update: 12/9/19

Posted on 12 Sep 2019

Boys Sports Updates

12th September 2019


Dear All

The term is up and running now and the 1st XV started the season well with a 38-17 win against King William’s College, Isle of Man.

All extra-curricular clubs are now up and running so tonight sees Lower Schools Rugby skills in the sportshall.


For sporting matters, please follow @Stmaryssport

Bad weather

Weekend fixtures are almost always on. If however they are cancelled after school has ended on a Friday, then please check the twitter account or then search for sports updates.


Tonight (Thursday);

Year 10 Lancashire Cup Rugby vs Unity College; home. 2:45pm start

Year 8 & 11 football vs Maghull at home. 5pm finish



Under 12 & 15 home vs Rydal School; meet at the field at 9:00am for a 10am start (L23 4TR)

Under 13, 14 & 1st XV vs Rydal away (LL29 7BT)

Bus meets at 7:55am and we return at 1:15pm

Please note teams selected are for this week only so if not picked, don’t worry; just keep going.

Pupils to arrive in school tracksuit/hoody. If you don’t have them please wear uniform.


Rugby Café

For all home games, we run a Rugby Café from 9am-11:30am at the school field. We sell Lucozade, bacon butties, tea, coffee and emergency Gum-Shields (whilst stocks last). The boys will be fed after games.


Football matches start next week. Please ask the pupils to check the board for details

Rugby Refreshments Rota; volunteering

If anyone would like to volunteer to help out serve refreshments on match days, can you please get in touch with John Armstrong ( Also, if any parents are qualified referees and would like to help out, please also get in touch. Any keen Sports Photographers, can you also please get in touch. For the purposes of volunteering to help catering, age groups at home are as below:

Saturday 14th September              Under 12 & 15

Saturday 21st September             Under 13, 14 & 15

Saturday 28th September              Open Morning

Saturday 6th October                      Under 12 & 1st XV           

Saturday 13th October                    Under 13, 14 & 15

Saturday 2nd November               Under 12, 13 * 14            

Saturday 9th November                 Under 12 & 16s

Saturday 16th November              Under 12 & 1st XV

Saturday 23rd November             Under 13, 14 & 15

Saturday 30th November             Under 12, 15 & 1st XV


Health & Safety

Please can you ensure on Match Days and all other days that parents and pupils do not enter by foot by the road. There is also a pedestrian entrance to the fields and this is much safer to use. No parents are to park on premises either.


We hope your children have a wonderful year of sport; with such a wide range of activities we hope that all pupils get involved in at least one activity per week.





Extra-Curricular Activities Term One













GCSE Badminton

8:00-8:30 (a must for anyone using Badminton for their GCSE)











Lunchtime Sports Activities including Rugby, Football & Badminton



Lunchtime Sports Activities including Rugby, Football & Badminton


Lunchtime Sports Activities including Rugby, Football & Badminton


Lunchtime Sports Activities including Rugby, Football & Badminton


PE Clinic 12;10 onwards for any GCSE/A-Level pupils needing help



Lunchtime Sports Activities including Rugby, Football & Badminton.

1st XV lineouts 12:10 (yard)

Under 15 lineouts 12:30 (sportshall)


Morning Rugby fixtures for all years




After School


Strength & Conditioning


(inside or outside so dress for both). Improving fitness and core strength for all pupils


Reserved for fixtures, tbc weekly


Senior Rugby &

Reserved for fixtures, tbc weekly


Badminton Club for all in the Sportshall until 4:55pm


Lower School Rugby Skills (sportshall until 4:55pm)


Reserved for fixtures, tbc weekly





Kind regards, Boys PE