Marcellin's latest sport news, results and fixture updates.

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2019 Winter commencing soon
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 3:28 PM
 

Winter Sport will start for all teams in term two. The first round of Cross Country will be on Friday the 26th of April with Marcellin hosting a twilight event at the college. The 1st XVIII and 1st XI teams will play their first game on Saturday 27th of April at Assumption College. 1st Hockey will play Ivanhow in round one on Friday 3rd of March and the 1st XV Rugby team will be commencing their season against St Patricks College at home on Saturday May 4th. On this day all other non first teams will commence their season also.  

Draft Fixtures

Draft fixtures for all teams can be found on the Sport News section of MyMarcellin. Families are encouraged to views these now to start to plan for the upcoming season. These fixtures will be confirmed in the Eagle prior to a round of sport. Further Information

Training Timetables and Team Coaches

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2019 Swimming Champions Announced
by Benjamin Reynolds - Friday, 15 March 2019, 8:43 AM
 

The 2019 House swim carnival was held on Friday in fantastic conditions at Northcote Swimming Pool. 

The Senior boys started the day with their events running from 9:20am - 12:00pm.  The morning session was split into three sections.  One year level moves to the novelty pool were all students are encouraged to participate and support their house.  Points are awarded for the house with the most entrants.  Body boards, pool noodles, water polo balls are all used in modified relays and numerous events with boys looking to get as many house points as possible.  Whilst the novelty events are on a second year level heads out to the Volleyball arena where house teams play four games to determine final rankings.  At the same time the third year level is in the main pool contesting twenty individual events and three relay events.  All year levels rotate through each of the three ...

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Summer Wrap - Captains Reports
by Benjamin Reynolds - Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 10:15 AM
 

February 27th Semi Final/Round 5 Swimming

Swim Squad - Leon Iera

This week the swimming team were eager to train hard to best prepare themselves for the last Friday night’s trial. There was a massive turnout at PEGS with all the swimmer’s vying for their best chance in racing events at the AGSV competition night. It’s just over a fortnight away!! 

Thanks to Jack Harrowell who has been organising a cheer squad for the night. It would be a first that Marcellin would have a cheer squad from their fellow Eagles. We’d all love your support in helping us try to achieve a podium finish.

The team will get extra practise at this Friday’s annual swimming carnival- looking forward to seeing you all race and have fun in and out of the pool.

1st Basketball - Andrew Giddens

The 1sts Basketball played their Semi Final last Wednesday in front of the faithful boys who stayed after ...

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Sports Star of the Week
by Alex Pozzobon - Monday, 4 March 2019, 1:04 PM
 

Each week we look to highlight achievers in the sport program over the past round. These can be in the form of elite performances as well as highlight plays, high levels of sportsmanship, leadership and encouragement.

ROUND 9

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK

TED MEEHAN - CAROLYN YOUNG - 10A TENNIS


"Ted Meehan, on your far right when looking at the picture. As well as having one of the best score lines of the day in his singles, Ted fought hard in his doubles and always encouraged and affirmed his playing partner. Ted has been a consistent player at training's too across the season, always attending to the drills and looking to improve." - words from Carolyn Young.




ROUND 8

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK

JAKE DONOVAN - LUKE MAHONY - INTERMEDIATE B CRICKET


Jake Donovan made 60 runs off just 59 balls to get the Marcellin Intermediate B team over the line against Ivanhoe. 



ROUND 7

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK

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AGSV/VRSU Winter Dates
by Benjamin Reynolds - Saturday, 2 March 2019, 8:44 PM
 

Planning for the 2019 AGSV/VRSU seasons is well underway following all boys completing their selections on MyMarcellin earlier in the term. 1st XVIII football, 1st XV Soccer and 1st XV Rugby have all started their preseason training in preparation for round one games early in term two. Below are dates for all AGSV/VRSU rounds. Families are encouraged to put this information into their calendars.

AGSV Dates

Date

Round of Sport

April 26

AGSV Twilight Cross Country – Marcellin to host

April 27

AGSV 1st XVIII Football – Round one, VRSU Sevens Tournament

May 4

AGSV Round One. VRSU Round One, 

May 11

AGSV Round Two. VRSU Round Two, Aths Vic XC - Jells Park

May 18

AGSV Round Three. VRSU Round Three

May 25

AGSV Round Four. VRSU Round four, Aths Vic XC - Princess Park

June 1

AGSV Round Five. VRSU Round Five

June 15

AGSV Round Six. VRSU Round Six, Aths Vic XC - Bundoora Park

July 20

AGSV Round Seven. VRSU Round Seven

July 27

AGSV Round Eight. VRSU Round Eight

August 3

AGSV Round Nine. VRSU Round Nine

August 11

VRSU Finals, AGSV Vs APS Representative Matches


Training Timetable
Boys are required at all training sessions. a full schedule of training nights can be found here.


 
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Thursday Training - CANCELLED
by Benjamin Reynolds - Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:54 PM
 

Due to extreme heat all Thursday training will be cancelled.  

2nds/3rds Cricket

Yr 8 Tennis

Volleyball - All teams

Rugby


Squash will continue as the facility is climate controlled. 

 
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Mens Health Awareness Round
by Benjamin Reynolds - Monday, 11 February 2019, 6:26 PM
 

The Sport program at Marcellin prides itself on creating an environment that focuses on sportsmanship whilst developing physically, mentally and social skills of all of our boys. This weekend all 1st teams will look to take the next step and make an impact on all males within our community. Sport can be a fantastic vehicle to educate the broader community and this weekend we aim to highlight the importance on Men's Health, an issue that the Health and Physical Education department have promoted for many years via the Men's Health Night and year ten curriculum. 

All boys representing Marcellin in Cross Country, 1st Basketball, Cricket, Tennis, Squash and Volleyball will all wear light blue socks to create a talking point for all players, officials and spectators.  The 1st XI will also don light blue baggies

The aim is for males to take more care in their everyday health by making simple changes with their behaviour. We want boys to educate males in their life to:

  • overcome the fear of visiting their GP regularly
  • make physical activity a priority in their life
  • eat healthy and reduce portion sizes.
  • stop smoking
  • reduce alcohol intake
  • pick up the phone and talk to their mates. 

Change is always hard but is easier with the help of others. We encourage sons, fathers, uncles, grandfathers, wives, sisters, grandmothers and daughters to all support the males in their life to make their health a priority. 

Old boy Dr Bernie Crimmins is a fantastic support to our community regarding the issue of Mens Health. It is a passion of his and he is very well known for his drive to help all males make a change. Please take three minutes to listen to his advice.

Mens Health Video - Dr Bernie Crimmins



 
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2019 Swim Season Commences
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:27 AM
 

Congratulations to Leon Iera who has been elected Captain of the 2019 Swim Team. Leon is in Lavalla house and in Mr Edwards Pastoral group. He dedicated swimmer who has represented Marcellin since year seven. His achievements include representing Marcellin as part of the Team Vic swim team at the National Championships for the last three years. He has also represented Marcellin in the Cross Country program. Outside Marcellin Leon swims for Surrey Park swim club.

Leon is highly regarded as a great swimmer but will do a fantastic job leading the team. 

As a captain, I am most looking forward to building the team spirit and comradery amongst the great team of Marcellin swimmers. I am looking forward to getting to know all the team especially the new year 7s and be a support for all so that as a collective, we can achieve the greatest results possible. A massive goal would be for Marcellin to get a podium finish on the AGSV competition night at MSAC in March. 

His advice to younger athletes is to give as many events as you can a go whilst having fun! Embrace and celebrate our team spirit and even if you don’t think you’re the best swimmer, come down to training and be part of the swimming team. It would be awesome to have you on board.

We wish Leon and the entire swim team well for the season ahead.


 
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Further Saturday Morning Cancellations - 11:15am
by Benjamin Reynolds - Saturday, 9 February 2019, 11:10 AM
 

Seconds Cricket on the Bray oval - Cancelled

 
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Further Saturday Morning Cancellations - 10:10am
by Benjamin Reynolds - Saturday, 9 February 2019, 10:16 AM
 

Further cancellations 


3rds Cricket at PEGS

10 A Tennis at PEGS

Both teams return via bus early. Expected to arrive at Marcellin at 11:10am