Sports News and Results 6 February 2020


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Changes to calendar

  • ATHLETICS (Middle-distance group) – practice will take place @ RGHS and not at RBHS on Monday 10 February.
  • INDOOR HOCKEY – Change to calendar. Matches vs Durbanville on Wednesday 4 March have been moved to Tuesday 3 March (times stay the same).

Indoor Hockey

Results of matches played at Pinelands on Wednesday 29 January:

  • 1st Team had a Bye
  • 2nd Team lost 0-3 vs Pinelands 1st team
  • 3rd Team drew 1-1 vs Pinelands 3rd team

Squash

We wish Jordyn Campbell (Grade 12) good luck as she will be competing in the Bloemfontein Open Squash Championships at the end of the month.

Swimming

The second gala of the year was hosted by Fish Hoek High School on Thursday 30 January. Rustenburg won the gala. We were narrowly followed by Herschel and Springfield. There were 8 schools participating. Congratulations to all our swimmers.

Jenna Renecle; Ashlee Pretorius (Grade 9s) and Erin Daffarn (Grade 10) all participated in the Stellenbosch Grand Prix this past weekend.

Jenna participated in the following events:  50m and 100m Breastroke as well as the 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m Freestyle individual events.
Jenna managed to swim 3 PBs during the two day gala.

Both Ashlee and Erin also swam some PB times. Congratulations to all three of you.

Tennis

Tennis matches played 28-31 Jan:    
RGHS 1st Team 4 (30) Lost Springfield 1st Team 10 (44)
RGHS 2nd team 12 (36) Won St Cyprians 3rd Team 0 (12)
RGHS 3rd Team 4 (32) Lost Westerford 1st Team 8 (45)
RGHS 4th Team 4 (20) Lost Herschel 4th Team 8 (40)
RGHS 5th Team 0 (10) Lost Wynberg 1st Team 14 (36) 
Points (Games won in brackets)

Congratulations again to Lisa Penney (Gr 9) who will now be playing in both the WP A and B tennis teams. She has moved up to no.8 in the A team and will also play as no.1 in the B team.

Touch Rugby

Results of League matches:

24 January
Team Opposition Score Won/Lost
1st Team RGHS 2 5 – 1 Won/Lost
2nd Team RGHS 1 1 – 5 Lost
3rd Team Claremont High 9 – 1 Lost
30-Jan
Team Opposition Score Won/Lost
1st team Voortrekker High School 1 13 – 0 Won
3rd team Wynberg Girls’ High School 1 0 – 10 Lost

Water Polo

Results of matches played against Wynberg on Friday 31 January:

Friday 31 January
Team Opposition Score Won/Lost
U14A Wynberg 3 – 1 Won
U16B Wynberg 14 – 0 Won
U19B Wynberg 4 – 3 Won
U16A Wynberg 4 – 6 Lost
U19A Wynberg 2 – 12 Lost

Non-School Sports

Rowing

Congratulations to our rowers. They had a very busy weekend participating in the Western Cape championships at Elgin this past weekend. The RGHS girls all represent the Peninsula Girls Rowing club (PGRC).

All the RGHS rowing medallists from left to right:
Dani Henry, Kirsten MacArthur, Robin Day, Eryn Jacobs, Hannah Murphy, Amy Basson and Rachel Behne.

Congratulations to Robin Day (Grade 8) who has been selected to attend the National rowing regatta at Buffalo, East London from 12-16 February.

Upcoming Events

Should your daughter be interested in combining her swimming, cycling and running ability please click on the link below to a perfect introduction to entering a TRIATHLON.