Sport at MSB
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An annual College Athletics Carnival is held at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre, Homebush Bay. From this Carnival a representative team is selected to compete at the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association Carnival.
The Mount St Benedict Intermediate Athletics team are the current Diocese of Broken Bay Champion School.
MSB has also had various age teams qualify for the Australian Knock Out Championships, travelling to Brisbane, Hobart, Townsville, Adelaide and Melbourne to compete over the past five years.
Competition 1: Hills Basketball Association
There are two competitions each year. The Winter competition is played in Terms Two and Three; the Summer competition is played in Term Four and Term One.
Competition 2: Hornsby Kuring-gai Basketball Association
There are two competitions each year. The summer competition is played in Terms One and Two and the Winter competition is played in Terms Three and Four.
Three teams are selected in Semester One to represent MSB at the Broken Bay Secondary Sports Association carnivals:
- SENIOR - Students in Years 11/12
- INTERMEDIATE - Students in Years 9/10
- JUNIOR - Students in Years 7/8.
MSB Cross Country Carnival
All students in Years 7-12 may compete at the Mount St Benedict College Carnival held during Semester One.
Representative Cross Country
The first five competitors in each age group at the College Cross Country trials will be selected to compete at the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association Carnival.
Mount St Benedict College have been the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association Champion Girls School having won this title in nine out of the past eleven years.
Members of the MSB Equestrian Club wishing to compete in equestrian events are required to have their own horse and arrange to undertake suitable training through Pony Clubs or private tuition. The students involved in the Equestrian Club are able to enter events open to schools such as the NSW Interschool Championships.
Students who are current local district representative players are able to trial for the OPEN or U16 NSW CCC teams in Semester One.
The Netball Club is a volunteer parent run club. Teams are entered in the Hills District Netball Association competition which plays on Saturdays at Pennant Hills Park during Terms Two and Three.
The school age teams range from Under 13 to Cadets, as well as ex-students competing in the Senior Grades.
To contact the club the email address is MSB Netball Club.
Further information on the competition can be found at Hills District Netball Association.
Mount St Benedict College are currently the undefeated Junior and Intermediate Broken Bay Champions.
We are fortunate to have many strong players from the Eastwood Ryde, Hills, Kuring-Gai and Baulkham Hills Netball Associations.
Four teams are selected each year to represent Mount St Benedict College at the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association as follows:-
- Open - Students in Years 11 or 12
- Intermediate - Students in Years 9 or 10
- Junior - Students in Years 7 or 8
- Year 7 - Students in Year 7
Soccer is played on Sundays between April and August in the Gladesville/Hornsby Association. Registrations take place in February.
Three MSB representative teams are selected in Semester One to represent MSB at the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association carnivals as follows:-
- Under 13
- Under 15
A Broken Bay OPEN Representative Team is selected from the Open Championship Carnival. This team represents Broken Bay at the NSW CCC Championships.
Softball is played from September to March on Saturdays at Hayes Park, Galston. Registration takes place in August.
Students are able to trial for the Open Broken Bay Secondary Schools Softball Team in Term Four for selection in the team to compete in the NSW CCC Championships early in Term One the following year.
Students can represent the College at the Broken Bay Surf Lifesaving Championships held annually in Term Four.
A team is selected from the MSB Carnival to compete at the Broken Bay Carnival at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, Homebush.
MSB is fortunate to have a working relationship with C2K Castle Hill under the guidance of Australian coach Nathan Doyle. This relationship has proved successful with the College having the highest number of relay teams from any school at this year's NSW All Schools Championships.
Teams are selected to compete at the Broken Bay Championships in Term Four. Individual players with a National Ranking are able to trial for the NSW CCC Open team in Term One.
Mount St Benedict College currently run three competitions:
- Parramatta Touch Association Competition
The Parramatta Competion is played from September to December on a Wednesday evening at Doyle Ground, North Parramatta. Registrations take place in August.
- Loreto Invitational Touch Competition
The Loreto Normanhurst Competition is played on Saturday morning during Term Four at either Loreto Normanhurst or Pymble Ladies College.
- Barker College Invitational Touch Competition
The Barker College Competition is played on Friday afternoons/evenings at Barker College during Term One.
Three teams are selected in Term One to represent MSB at the Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sports Association Carnivals:-
- SENIOR- Students turning 16 years or older
- INTERMEDIATE - students turning 14/15 years
- JUNIOR- students 13 years or younger
From these Championships an Open and Under 15 Broken Bay team are selected to compete at the NSW CCC Championships.
NSW All Schools Triathlon
Students wishing to enter will need to form teams of three (a swimmer, cyclist, runner) to participate in this event.
There are three divisions:-
- JUNIOR - 12-14 years
400m Swim, 10km Cycle, 3km Run
- INTERMEDIATE - 15 - 16 years
400m Swim, 15km Cycle, 4km Run
- SENIOR - 17 years and older
400m Swim, 15km Cycle, 4km Run
Experienced triathletes who have previously competed in an individual event can self nominate via the NSW CCC website.
Representative Water Polo
An Open MSB Representative team is selected in Term Three to compete at the Broken Bay Championships in Term Four.
An Open NSW CCC team is also selected in Term Four. Students can self nominate via the NSW CCC website for this team.
MSB offers the opportunity for students to travel overseas on sporting tours. The College has run successful overseas sporting tours to:
- Hawaii (netball) in 2004
- Canada (netball) in 2009
- Singapore (netball) in 2011
- France and England (netball and soccer) in 2014.
Our next overseas tour will be in 2017 (netball) to the USA and Canada.