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

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Captains Reports - Winter 2019
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 1:16 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.

July 20th Fixture

1st Cross Country - Kieran Hesse

Another cold and windy winters morning was the setting for round 5 of the AGSV Cross Country season. Being our first race back from an extended holiday break, there was a range of emotions around the team,  some boys were exited to show off their fitness gained over holiday trainings while others felt fear as they knew this race was the one with “the big hill”. This round of Cross country was particularly special however as it was finally our chance to wear the Indigenous themed singlet, to raise awareness for the issues facing Indigenous Australians and to mark our respect.

Our seniors were once again up first at 9:00 on a course covering just over 5Km. The ...

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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

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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.


 
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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.

 
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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 ...

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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


 
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AGSV Swim Championships
by Benjamin Reynolds - Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 12:29 PM
 

2019 AGSV Championships

Report by Teacher in Charge of Swimming, Mr David Bellis

The Marcellin AGSV Swim team came together for the final time in 2019 last Friday night, March 22nd. This is the night our swimmers have been preparing for every Tuesday and Thursday morning since the start of the term. Whilst a focus on team culture has been evident throughout the program, there was one true goal that every swimmer had for AGSV competition, which was to give Marcellin College a top 3 placing. Having come 4th for the previous three years  and the gap between us and Camberwell (3rd) decreasing each year, it was decided that 2019 was the year to finally achieve that goal.

We got off to the best start possible with Milton Simopoulos winning the very first event for the night (16/U 100m Freestyle). it was great to have Marcellin  on top of the points tally and set the tone for the ...

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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

Training for all non 1s...

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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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