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Hockey players enjoy all aspects of #PSG17

posted on 9 December, 2017

By Bridget Hicks (PSG Staff)   New South Wales 12 years and under girls hockey team have enjoyed a fun week on and off the field at the 2017 Pacific School Games. Coach Matt Liles and his team participated in six round-robin games during the competition and spent plenty of time getting to know themselves […]

By Joshua Papanikolaou (PSG Staff)   Football players Courtese Charlie and Shai-Cody Friday are representing their state at the 2017 Pacific School Games, but also their community of Robinson River, a ten-hour drive south-west of Katherine in the Northern Territory. Making it to the 10th edition of the Games in Adelaide has been a massive achievement […]

By Bridget Hicks (PSG Staff)   Emma Flick-Booth has been presented with the Amy Safe (Gillett) Award for her exemplary on-court behaviour and outstanding contribution to her team while representing Budgies Indigenous Netball in the 15 years and under netball competition at the Pacific School Games. Mary Safe, the mother of the late Amy Gillett (nee […]

By Bridget Hicks (PSG Staff)   Taking advice and competing against Paralympians has been a huge highlight for the young multi class swimmers in the pool this week at the 2017 Pacific School Games in Adelaide. Representatives from last year’s Games in Rio including Paige Leonhardt, Maddie Elliott, Tim Hodge, Jenna Jones and Liam Bekric […]

By Joshua Papanikolaou (PSG Staff)   At just 12 years old Gary Abraham is playing golf against men at his local club and has already taken the scalp of his father Winston who took up the game after his AFL career ended prematurely. It did not take long for the former Docker and Kangaroo to develop […]

By Joshua Papanikolaou (PSG Staff)   Glory Alonzo kept her cool late the final inning of a 3-2 semi-final win against Queensland at the 2017 Pacific School Games after throwing nine strikeouts to help her team make the final of the 17 and under competition. The 16-year old from Domingo Lacson National High School in Bacolod […]

By Joshua Papanikolaou (PSG Staff)   The extended family of local swimmer Connor Brink are in town to watch him compete at the 2017 Pacific School Games including his grandfather who has travelled from South Africa for just the second time in a decade for the occasion. Derrick Wood made just his second trip to Australia […]

By Joshua Papanikolaou (PSG Staff)   Effort and improvement throughout the competition is all that coach Erin Baker is asking of the Tasmanian 15 and under netball team at the 2017 Pacific School Games, and so far, they have delivered. The closing stages of a close 30-24 loss to Victoria at Priceline Stadium had their supporter […]

By Bridget Hicks (PSG Staff)   Student athletes participating in the 2017 Pacific School Games have been involved in a variety activities outside their chosen sports this week, including educational excursions at the University of Adelaide. Queensland touch footballers Jaymon Bob and Jude Saldanha were two of the participants in the program at the University’s […]

By Bridget Hicks (PSG Staff)   For 12-year-old Isaiah (on the far left in the photo), goalball is more than just a sport he plays, it has become an absolute passion and an outlet to connect with other kids. He is representing South Australia at the Pacific School Games in Adelaide this week and is […]