Posted 30 April 2023 by Kathryn Preece
Posted 30 November 2022 by Catholic Education
The sporting excellence of 11 outstanding student athletes from secondary schools throughout the Diocese of Wollongong were recognised at the 25th Annual New South Wales Combined Catholic Colleges (NSWCCC) Blues Award evening, held on Monday 28 November.
Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education
Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.
The evening, held at St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong, attracted more than 450 guests with another 400 attending virtually. It proved to be a fitting culmination to a busy and difficult sporting year marked by extreme weather and COVID-19 restrictions.
Posted 1 July 2022 by John Sparks
Posted 11 May 2022 by Catholic Education
Two rising tennis players, Liana Meta and Alani Tanevski, Year 6 students at St Patrick's Catholic Parish Primary School, Port Kembla showed their talent on the court at the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association (NSWPSSA) Tennis Championships in Rockdale.
Posted 4 May 2022 by Catholic Education
Over 100 students from the Diocese of Wollongong performed exceptionally well at the recent NSW Catholic Primary Schools and NSW Combined Catholic Colleges state swimming championships held at Sydney International Aquatic Centre in Homebush.
Posted 13 April 2022 by John Sparks
Posted 14 November 2021 by Catholic Education
Young athletes saw how far the representative sport pathways offered by Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) and an unwavering attitude could take them when former students and Olympians, Kieran Woolley and Blake Glovers spoke at the 24th Annual CDF Diocesan Sports Awards, held virtually last Friday 12 November.
Posted 26 October 2021 by Catholic Education
We're excited to announce that the 24th Annual CDF Sports Awards will be a virtual presentation to be held on Friday, 12 November 2021. The viewing will commence online at 6:45 pm via a web link on the CEDoW Sport website.
Posted 9 September 2021 by John Sparks
Posted 16 July 2021 by John Sparks
Posted 25 September 2020 by John Sparks
Posted 18 August 2020 by John Sparks
Posted 5 May 2020 by John Sparks
Posted 13 February 2020 by Catholic Education
St Patrick’s College, Campbelltown student - Amy Sligar - was the recipient of the prestigious Vince Villa award at the recent 23rd NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (NSWCCC) Blue Awards evening, staged at St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong on Monday 3 February.
Posted 22 November 2019 by Catholic Education
On 15 November the Diocesan Sports Council staged the 23rd Annual CDF Sports Awards to recognise the outstanding achievements of students from primary and secondary schools across the Diocese. It was a fitting culmination to a busy sporting year and a positive advertisement for the pathways and structures available to our students and teachers.
Posted 18 February 2019 by Catholic Education
Five students from the Diocese of Wollongong were recognised for their sporting achievements at the NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (CCC) 22nd Blue Awards on 11 February at St Mary’s Star of the Sea College, Wollongong.
Posted 17 December 2018 by Catholic Education
John Therry Rosemeadow student, Rhys Dewick, is one of the country’s most promising baseball prospects - and has an impressive list of team selections and awards to prove it. In a busy final year of secondary school, Dewick has stepped out onto the field as a NSWCCC, NSW All Schools and an Australian Schools representative, with his efforts culminating in a recent baseball tour of the US in front of the sport’s top scouts.
Posted 27 November 2018 by Catholic Education
On Friday 23 November, the Diocesan Sports Council staged the 22nd Annual CDF Sports Awards to recognise the outstanding achievements of students from primary and secondary schools across the Diocese.
Posted 9 November 2018 by Catholic Education
Over 280 students from five of our Illawarra schools have competed against hundreds of other Catholic school students from across NSW and the ACT in the 35th annual NSW Catholic Primary Schools Basketball Challenge (CPSBC).
The tournament - this year hosted by St Christopher’s, Panania - is one of the largest sporting tournaments for primary school students in NSW. The strong presence of the Diocese of Wollongong could not be missed, with St Paul’s, Albion Park; Stella Maris, Shellharbour; Nazareth, Shellharbour City; Ss Peter and Paul, Kiama; and St Brigid’s, Gwynneville taking 40 teams between them to play at venues across Bankstown, Menai, Sutherland and Riverwood.
Posted 26 October 2018 by Catholic Education
If the St George Illawarra Dragons are looking for a breeding ground of young talent, they need look no further than St Columbkille’s, Corrimal. The primary school has yet again nurtured their students’ NRL footy skills and teamwork to great success - this year coming away both the boys’ Rod Wishart Shield and girls’ Sam Bremner Shield.
Posted 15 September 2018 by Macarthur Advertiser
John Therry Rosemeadow student, Malek Malual, may be late bloomer in basketball circles but he has wasted little time making a big impression.
Malek, who only became interested in the sport four years ago, has been offered a USA basketball scholarship as a pathway to play in the NBA.
Posted 4 April 2018 by Catholic Education
As a baby, Courtney Schonell chose to hold a hockey stick over a dummy. At age four, she picked up that stick to play. Six years later, she made her first national hockey team. Now, at 17 years old, Courtney has won the NSWCCC Vince Villa Award for most outstanding female athlete across all sports and is on track to represent Australia at the 2018 Youth Olympics.
Posted 16 February 2018 by John Sparks
Posted 20 November 2017 by Catholic Education
Posted 26 July 2017 by Catholic Education
Congratulations to JORDAN DORIS of Year 12 at Mount Carmel Catholic College, for his exceptional performance in representing his country at the recent Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.
Posted 14 November 2016 by Catholic Education
Some wonderful results from CEDOW students at the recent NSWCCC Championships at Homebush. Congratulations to all students who represented Mackillop, to all place getters and to the following students for their outstanding performances.