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EISM Medal Winners and EISM Carnival Awards Winners

Congratulations to the following EISM medal winners and EISM Athletics Carnival awards winners for Outstanding Contribution.

EISM Sport Best and Fairest Coacher’s Award
Touch Rugby Maddy Block Maddy Hupfeld
Hockey Emma du Blet / Grace Jenkin (runner-up) Elizabeth Madge
Volleyball A Aleisha Paul / Kate Ensor (joint B&F) Jasmine Boss
Volleyball B Elise Dunkley Keeley Thomas

EISM Athletics Carnival – Outstanding Contribution 

Vishnu Pillay
Matt Evans
Alice Callahan
Tess Power

Boys’ Middle School students represent Tintern Grammar at State Squash Finals

Congratulations to Yuvraj Pandher, Craig Bonnington and Lachlan Bastin in our Boys’ Middle School who competed in the Year 9 and 10 State Squash finals at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Thursday 2 August.

The students played extremely well winning two and losing two matches, one which was extremely close. They put in a terrific effort and were just a few points off making the next round of finals.

Well done, Yuvraj, Craig and Lachlan!

Victorian Interschool Snow Skiing Cross Country Championships Results

Congratulations to Charlie (Year 9) and Ella Carboon (Year 6) who competed at the recent Victorian Interschool Cross Country Championships at Mt Buller. They both competed in cross-country skiing events, with Charlie placing 13th out of 34 competitors, and Ella placing 21st of 48 competitors.  Well done, Charlie and Ella!

Year 9 student Mitch Snowball current U17 Cross Country Eliminator MTB National Champion and U17 Cyclocross Victorian State Champion

Congratulations to Year 9 student Mitch Snowball who has achieved some fantastic XCO racing results this year. Mitch is the current U17 MTB National Champion for the Cross Country Eliminator and U17 Cyclocross Victorian State Champion. Well done, Mitch! Good luck for this weekend’s U17 Cyclocross National Championships in Bright.

Strong win to start the Boys’ Year 7 Soccer season

Our Year 7 Boys’ Soccer Team started their season in sensational form with an emphatic 10 – 3 victory on Monday 30 July. Their good form continued with a 7 – nil victory yesterday.

Well done, boys!

Three Senior College Netball teams represent Tintern Grammar at Schools’ Netball Championships

Three Tintern Grammar teams participated in the Schools’ Netball Championships at the State Netball Centre on Friday 27 July. Our students competed against schools from across the state and played with vigour and their usual good sportsmanship, and above all they had fun on a glorious winter’s day. Well done, everyone!

Alumna Madeleine Wright (YG 2016) named in 21 & Under Women’s Indoor Cricket team for the 2018 Australasia Cup

Congratulations to alumna Madeleine Wright (YG 2016) who has been named in the 21 & Under Women’s Indoor Cricket team for the 2018 Australasia Cup in Sri Lanka in September. This is a magnificent opportunity for Madeleine which she has worked very hard to achieve.

While some sports at International level are fully funded, Indoor Cricket is not. To compete in the Australasia Cup, Madeleine needs to raise $4,700 to cover costs such as airfares, accommodation, transport, uniforms and competition levies. Madeleine would love your support to represent Australia in Sri Lanka in September. Follow this link to donate:https://asf.org.au/athle…/australasian-cup-madeleine-wright/ Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

Tintern Equestrian Team members in China!

During the school holidays, Ella and I travelled to China as ambassadors for Pony Club Australia. We stayed in Wuhan, China with a team of eight other Australians. Billeted out in pairs, we stayed with one Chinese family for 4 nights and the other family for 5 nights. Every day we visited the iHorse Centre, where we would sometimes ride the horses or play games and some days we would give lessons to the Chinese host children. We had a lot of fun teaching the Chinese students. When we were not riding, we went to historic Chinese sites and learnt about Chinese history and culture. A few of the places we visited were the Yellow Crane Tower, the Yangtze River, Hubei Province Museum, various temples and we watched two plays and music pieces. We also attended a calligraphy class and attempted to write the word horse in Chinese. We were very fortunate to have warm and welcoming families who took us to amazing restaurants and shops after these activities.

Ella and I were very lucky to have been given the opportunity to travel to China to be ambassadors for PCA and to stay with lovely families and we can both say we had a wonderful time. We enjoyed the experience immensely and we definitely made friends from different states across Australia and in China. 

by Lilly Trevorrow, Year 9

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