Newman News Term 1 Week 4 – Latest Sport News

NAS Sport

NAS Sport commences next week for students in Years 8-12. Due to Camp, the Year 7’s will have their first fixture on Monday 9 March (Week 6). All students should check their SEQTA Team Forums to get the latest information from their coaches. Permission slips need to be signed by parents and returned to the Coach before the first game. An information letter and permission form can be downloaded here:

Download 2020 NAS Parent Permission Form

ACC Swimming Training

ACC Swim Squad Training is well underway for all team members. Training takes place from 7.00am – 8.00am Tuesday and Thursday mornings followed by breakfast. The training program can be downloaded here:

Download 2020 ACC Swimming Training Program

Next Friday (6 March) is the NAS Swim Meet. Squad members (Years 7-10) will be competing against other NAS schools and have a further opportunity to record times to press for final selection in the ACC Swim Team. Year 7 students have a pupil free day that day however are strongly encouraged to attend the event. All spectators are welcome to attend.

Years 7-12 Guild Swimming Carnival

The Guild Swimming Carnival was a fun day of competition, sportsmanship and Guild spirit. Congratulations to MacKillop for winning the Guild Spirit Award and Marcellin for winning the Championship Shield. Click here for more results and photos from the day.
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Newman Churchlands Swimming Club

We have experienced a wonderful summer season so far and while it is nearing the end, there is much to look forward to. One of the highlights of the season is always the McGowan Relay.

This event is being run following our Club Meet 5 on Friday 6 March so turn up from 5.30pm to warm up and check out the competition.

The McGowan Relay is a fun relay event that always brings plenty of excitement and thrilling racing to the pool. It’s the one chance our youngest members get to race in a team and take on some of the older members. So, get a team of four together, or just come down on the afternoon and we’ll find you a team to swim with. Swimmers can be current club members, their parents, siblings or friends (non-members).

Teams are seeded according to handicaps and the first swimmer of each team is given their start handicap time. After each heat, handicap times are re-calculated, and heats are swum until there are only eight teams left to swim off for the trophy.

McGowan Relay Registration: you can either email the names of your team members (and their 50m freestyle times if you know them) to or you can just register on the afternoon.

So who will have their team name or individual name forever etched on the Peter McGowan Shield?

Individual Accomplishments

  • Nicholas Pereira (Year 9) was selected for the WA Black Swans State team for futsal (U13s) and recently played in the national competition in Canberra. In 2019 he played for the State side too so this is the second consecutive year that he has been selected. Well done!
  • Congratulations Sydney Poor (Year 10) who has been selected in the Australian U16 water polo squad. This squad has been selected to prepare for the World Championships being held in Greece and Pan Pacs in NZ. She was one of seven Western Australians chosen.