CSSA Cricket Finals
The Under 15 Cricket team headed to Toronto on Friday 17 March to play Carinya Christian School (Tamworth) in the final of the CSSA competition. Playing on turf Carinya won the toss elected to bat in warm conditions. Opening Bowlers Mitchell Searles (1-3) and Liam Speechley (2-4) bowled a tight line restricting Carinya to 0-7 off 8 overs. Mitchell took the opening wicket of the game sending the stumps flying. Ethan Stoddart bowled a great spell of spin finishing with figures of (2-19). Will Simpson also did some damage with the ball taking (3-23). Wickets consistently fell with some great fielding and Carinya ended up all out for 94 off 33 overs. Ethan Epplett opened the batting and was the rock throughout the run chase making 43. Ethan Stoddart chipped in with 24 as Inaburra looked comfortable throughout their innings. Ben Dicello ended up knocking the ball through the outfield to score the winning runs. A great team effort throughout the competition. The team will continue their season when they face off against St Luke’s Grammar in the Wiburd Shield next week.
The Open Cricket team faced off against Pacific Hills CS on Friday 17 March at Barden Ridge Playing Fields. Inaburra batted first and found themselves in trouble at 4-29 after 9 overs. A steady partnership between Saul Spyrdies (58) and Lukas Manns (18) ensured that Inaburra set a total of 133 for the win. Pac Hills started their batting innings with a 53 run opening partnership before Thomas Staples (1-16) got the breakthrough wicket. Pacific Hills continued to bat well and ended up scoring the winning runs with 12 balls to spare. The Open team will now play Riverina Anglican College on Tuesday 14th March in the Douglas Shield.
The Inaburra Hockey teams played at the CSSA State Gala day on Thursday 22 February at Macarthur Regional Hockey Centre. The 2023 teams consisted of some experienced players and some newcomers to the sport. A big thankyou to Mrs Lynch who held a number of morning training sessions for students in the lead up. The girls played some good team hockey and improved throughout the day. The boys ended up playing in the grand final and a goal by Heath Dibden in golden goal ensured they beat Covenant CS to be CSSA State Champions.
Run2Cure is held annually in The Domain and attracts between 5,000 and 6,000 participants. It is a charity event fundraising for research into the aggressive childhood cancer, neuroblastoma. Run2Cure Domain registration is open. You can choose from a great selection of run distances including 21.1k, 10k, 5k, 3k, 2.2k Relay and 1k Little Heroes Walk. In 2022 a number of Inaburra staff and students current and former took part. If you are a keen runner or someone looking for some fun please join us in 2023 and join the team Run4Wesley. This is a cause very close to our PDHPE and if you would like any further information you can contact Mr Wadds.
Australian MTB Interschools
In 2023 Inaburra will have students competing in the MTB Interschools at Thredbo Championships. In 2023 the races will be held from 6 -10 March at Thredbo. Please be aware that it is the responsibility of parents to register their own child and supervise all aspects of their son’s/daughters involvement at the competition and before and after competition each day with accommodation and meals. Students that are competing are asked to complete a waiver, please email Mr Tolhurst if you are attending this event. Please be aware that entries close 6pm on Wednesday 1 March, unless sold out prior.
If you are interested in the event please find more information at the link below.
Interschools Snowsports Championship 2023
In 2023 Inaburra will be entering students in the Regional Interschool Snowsports Championships. In 2023 the Sydney Championships will be held from 10 -14 July at Thredbo. Please be aware that it is the responsibility of parents to supervise all aspects of their son’s/daughters involvement at the competition and before and after competition each day with accommodation and meals. Entries open in May. If you are interested in the event please find more information at the link below.
To register your interest or more information please email Mr Tolhurst email@example.com.
Mon 27 Feb – CSSA South Met Zone Touch Football
Wed 1 Mar – CIS Open Boys/ Girls Tennis (Players selected from CSSA trials 2022)
Wed 1 Mar – Under 15 Wiburd Cricket V St Lukes Grammar
Mon 6 Mar to 10 – Australian MTB Interschools Thredbo
Tues 7 Mar – CIS Open Boys Waterpolo Trials
Thurs 9 Mar – CIS Open Girls Waterpolo Trials
Fri 10 Mar – CSSA Under 16 Boys Football Trials for CIS (Rep Players NPL1)