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

Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
2020 Sport Captain - Jacskon Tierney
by Benjamin Reynolds - Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 12:28 PM
 

Congratulations to Jackson Tierney who has been elected as the 2020 Sports Captain. The Lavalla student is a keen Cross Country and Athletics runner and has represented the College in both sports during his time at Marcellin. 

Athletic season follows shortly after the Cross Country, so he quickly swaps his cross country spikes for a pair of track spikes and just keeps training. When asked about his best achievement so far within the program he spoke highly of the 2019 success of both Cross Country and Athletics teams which both won Premierships. Jackson went on to say I was part of the Athletics team which finally won the premiership after a 51-year drought however I also take pride in contributing to the Cross Country team, which has successfully won 20 AGSV premierships in a row.

Jackson will be a fantastic role model as the 2020 Sport Captain. When asked what he was looking forward to most he replied with the following. Continuing the rich vein of our sporting tradition and success. As well as being able to meet more boys, see them take part in the sport community and meet new mates whilst enjoying the respective sports they play.

As a senior student who has competed in a lot of sport his advice to junior students is simple. Don’t be afraid to try something new, Marcellin offers you plenty of opportunities so make use of them. Just go out there, give it a shot and have fun. 

We wish Jackson well for the sporting year ahead. 


(Edited by Daniel Polazzon - original submission Monday, 14 October 2019, 1:21 PM)

(Edited by Daniel Polazzon - original submission Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:13 PM)


 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
Captains Reports - Winter 2019
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:25 PM
 

Each week the captains of the winter 1st teams will provide a report of their weekend match. All junior team scores can be found on the Sport News page of MyMarcellin.

August 17 

Athletics - Declan Carman

With the possibility of claiming Marcellin’s second ever AGSV athletics championship after a second place finish last year, a committed group of athletes attended many of the training sessions and Saturday trial events, eager to be a part of making Marcellin sporting history. Many outstanding individual performances meant Marcellin were able to put together its most well-rounded team in recent memory.

The boys primed themselves for an outstanding result on the back of some notable performances. Brock Binion was hugely influential in winning both the 400m and the 800m, as was both our team captain, Declan Carman and Owen Rice who won the Shot put and the Discus.

However,...

Read more...
(18815 words)
 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
Summer Sport Commencing
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:15 PM
 

The AGSV summer season is just around the corner with all non 1st teams starting official training week one of term four. 1st Basketball, Cricket and Tennis have already commenced their training. Over 800 boys weekly will be looking to represent the school with great sportsmanship and pride. Cover drives, layups, volleys, spikes and serves will all be practiced at training in preparation for Saturday matches.

Training

Training will commence in the first week of term four. All boys who completed the Summer Sport online form indicating they wish to represent the college must attend the first training session. Training schedules can be found on the Sport News section of MyMarcellin here.

Coaches

All teams have a coach that is responsible to team selection and communication. All correspondence is to be done directly to team coaches. A list of coaches can be found h...

Read more...
(613 words)
 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
Premiership Posters
by Benjamin Reynolds - Monday, 19 August 2019, 9:29 PM
 

Marcellin has once again commissioned Old Collegian Paul Harvey to design posters for the AGSV Premiership teams of 2019. These wonderful commemorative pieces are available for the 1st Basketball and Cross Country teams following their successful 2019 seasons.  

Those families that are wishing to purchase a poster are asked to click on the order form here.

 2019 BB2019 XC


 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
AGSV and VSRU Representative teams
by Benjamin Reynolds - Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 10:03 AM
 

Congratulations to the following boys who have been selected in AGSV and VRSU Representative teams following a very successful Winter season.

Cross Country - Thomas Papagrigoriou, Emergency Patrick Lavery

Football - Damien Bisinella and Adam Carafa, Emergencies Josh Sticca and Elliot Atwell

Hockey – Jack Webber

Soccer - Lewis Zacharias and Greg Zacharias, Emergencies Dennis Menelaou

Rugby – Nick Wood and Nick Mitsiou (U18 Schoolboys) Matthew Migotto and Boyd Marshall (Rebels U18 Academy)

The AGSV Representative teams will play an APS Representative team on August at Wesley Colleges Glen Waverly Campus.

Nick Wood and Nick Mitsiou represented the VRSU last holidays in the National Championships.

Selection in Representative teams is a fantastic achievement and highlights the high level of performance over the season from all of these boys. Recognition from other coaches is one of the best you can get.



 
Normal Pic
Sports Star of the Week
by Daniel Polazzon - Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11:09 AM
 

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 6

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK - 7B SOCCER - Ms Fenja Johnson

Aidan Olds

"Aidan demonstrate tremendous skill to be able to score 3 headers! Even the opposition's coach was mightily impressed!"

Aidan Olds

ROUND 5

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK - 7A Blue FOOTBALL - Mr James Golds

"Hugh White Tried his heart out in the midfield all day and, when moved to the forward line in the final quarter, kicked two match saving goals."

HUGH WHITE

ROUND 4

SPORTS STAR OF THE WEEK - 7B SOCCER - Mr Ivan Ivas

"Alex Voukelatos displayed incredible sportsmanship and skills. The pride in which he represented the team was recognised by his coach and peers in the 7B Blue Soccer team."

Alex Voukelatos

SPORTS STARS OF THE WEEK - Cross Country...

Read more...
(291 words)
 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
2019/2020 Summer Sections Now Due
by Benjamin Reynolds - Sunday, 16 June 2019, 8:31 AM
 

Summer Sport Sign Up 

It may seem a long way off but planning has started already for the 2019/2020 Summer season. The first part of this planning is for all boys to complete their 2019/2020 Summer Sport Sign Up located on MyMarcellin. All students in years 7 - 11 have been emailed instructions and must complete the form by Friday June 21st . This information is critical to ensure the correct number of teams are entered into relevant competitions at each year level. 

Summer Sport options for all boys are Basketball, Cricket, Tennis, Volleyball and Squash. 

All families are asked to check with their son to ensure the questionnaire has been completed. Summer Sport will be played during term four and term one with information about training nights and games being shared prior to the term three holidays. Further information regarding the Summer Sport program can be found on the College website.

All Summer Sport dates can be found here. Families are asked to add these to their own personal calender.


 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
Mens Health Awareness Round
by Benjamin Reynolds - Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 2:01 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 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 Rugby, 1st XVIII Football, 1st XI Soccer and 1st Hockey will all wear light blue socks to create a talking point for all players, officials and spectators.  

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

Further information can be found at the Mens Health Week website here.

 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
2019 Winter Captains Announced
by Benjamin Reynolds - Thursday, 2 May 2019, 8:36 AM
 

Congratulations to the following boys who have been selected as Captains of their 1st team for the winter season. Being a captain is fantastic recognition of the effort they have put into the program over a long period of time. 

Cross Country 

Congratulations to Kieran Hesse who will lead the Cross Country team in 2019. A year 12 Redden student has been part of the team since year seven. He has also been an active member of the Athletics teams and competes for Box Hill Athletic Club.
His biggest achievement to date has been c
ontributing to 19 consecutive AGSV cross country premierships. Making nationals for cross country in 2016 & 2018. Winning individual AGSV cross country medals in year 8-11. Winning state cross country team medals from year 7-11. As Captain Kieran is looking forward to a great 2019 season. "I am looking forward to seeing how the team develops throughout the year ...

Read more...
(836 words)
 
Picture of Benjamin Reynolds
AGSV & VRSU Honours for Marcellin Boys
by Benjamin Reynolds - Monday, 1 April 2019, 4:11 PM
 

The AGSV  have Representative team selection at the end of the summer season. Selection in these teams is a fantastic achievement and highlights a high level of performance over the season.  Recognition from other coaches is one of the best you can get. Congratulations to the following boys who have been selected following this winter season. 

AGSV  Selection
BasketballCricketTennisSwimming
Andrew Giddens (Captain)
Daniel Foster
Nathan Poelsma
Max MikedisBen Marcon (emerg) Leon Iera
Cooper Cheesman
Jack Harrowell
Isaac Bellinger
Xavier Oliveri

 

The AGSV Representative cricket team played APS Representative team on Tuesday. The basketball team will play in term three and our swimmers will represent the association in May. Further information can be found here