Sport and Fitness News

23
May
College football team retains Cup

College football team retains Cup

Gower College Swansea’s Premier Football squad have retained the Welsh Colleges Cup, beating Cardiff and Vale College 3-1 in the final.

Over the past four seasons, the team’s success has seen it pick up the Welsh Colleges Cup and the Welsh Schools Cup, as well as being named British Cup and Welsh Cup finalists.

22
May
Silver medals haul for Gower College Swansea students

Silver medals haul for Gower College Swansea students

Gower College Swansea students performed exceptionally well at the recent AoC National Championships in Nottingham.

In the Men’s Table Tennis competition, team members Jarrett Zhang, Jacob Young and Matthew Jones collected the first of three Silver medals.

17
May
A record-breaking event for College athletics team

A record-breaking event for College athletics team

Members of Gower College Swansea’s athletics team took part in the recent Afan Nedd Tawe Athletics championships at Swansea University, where they competed against peers from Neath Port Talbot College and sixth forms in the Swansea/Neath area.

16
May
Pupils enjoy sunny sports festival

Pupils enjoy sunny sports festival

Over 500 pupils from primary schools across Swansea have taken part in Gower College Swansea’s annual Dragon Multi-Skills and Sport Festival at the Elba Sports Complex.

In beautiful sunshine, the pupils were put through their paces in a range of activities such as hockey, rounders, football, netball, rugby and golf.

11
Apr
Saadia makes the sporting shortlist

Saadia makes the sporting shortlist

Gower College Swansea student Saadia Abubaker has been revealed as a runner up in the prestigious AoC Sports Awards 2019

Not only is Saadia studying four A Levels at the Gorseinon Campus, she is also – on her own initiative -  working hard to break down cultural barriers in sport and to encourage more participation from young people from ethnic minorities.

21
Feb
Former student signs to Cardiff City

Former student signs to Cardiff City

A former Gowerton School pupil and Gower College Swansea student has signed to Cardiff City.

Danny Williams, who studied Level 3 Football, Coaching and Performance (Diploma in Sport) at the College as well as being a star member of its Football Academy, has signed a 2.5 year professional contract with the Premier League club.

18
Feb
Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations

Ex-student achieves first cap for Wales at the Six Nations

An ex-student from Gower College Swansea has got her first Welsh rugby cap against France in the Six Nations Women’s tournament.

Alex Callender, from Carmarthen, was surprised to come on so early in the game, on February 2, in the opening match of the series out in Montpellier.

11
Jan
Mumbles Duathlon partners with Gower College Swansea

Mumbles Duathlon partners with Gower College Swansea

Activity Wales Events, Wales’ leading multiport event company, has signed a new and very progressive partnership agreement with Gower College Swansea. 

With Gower College Swansea now offering foundation degrees in sport and event management, they have teamed up with Activity Wales Events to offer their students frontline experience in all departments of delivering world class events.

03
Oct
Gower College Swansea Sponsors  Welsh Pro event

Gower College Swansea Sponsors Welsh Pro event

Gower College Swansea is delighted to be named as a key sponsor of the Welsh Pro, event 4 UKPSA Pro Surf Tour.

This event is part of the Nerf Clash of the Groms Series 2018, which aims to encourage the development of Wales’ junior surfers.

Held on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October at Rest Bay, Porthcawl, the Welsh Pro is set to attract the best surfers from across the UK.

22
May
Achievements celebrated at Sports Awards 2018

Achievements celebrated at Sports Awards 2018

Students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated another successful sporting year with a special awards ceremony at the Liberty Stadium.

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