Sport and Fitness News

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.

01
Dec

Scholarship students 2017/2018

Four Gower College Swansea students have been awarded scholarships for this academic year.

Receipt of a scholarship will ensure that these students receive financial and holistic support from the College as they balance studying with sporting commitments.

27
Oct
Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the Rugby Academy

Congratulations to the College's Rugby Academy who have won the U18s Ospreys cup to go alongside their Welsh Colleges victory

The path to the final looked like this:

Pool 2
GCS vs Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen (36 - 0)
GCS vs Ystalyfera/Maesteg Select (32 - 5)

Semi Final
GCS vs Neath College (29 - 5)

06
Sep
Netball Academy join Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay

College Netball Academy joins Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay

Members of Gower College Swansea's Netball Academy team took part in the recent Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay in Swansea.

As winners of a Swansea Sports Award in 2016, the team were invited to accompany the Baton Bearer during Leg 6* of the Relay, which took place between Blackpill and the 360 Beach and Watersports Centre. 

26
May
Sporting success celebrated at awards ceremony

Sporting success celebrated at awards ceremony

Students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated an exceptionally successful sporting academic year.

23
May
Football students enjoy Portugal training camp

Football students enjoy Portugal training camp

A group of 25 Sports students from Gower College Swansea enjoyed a two week training camp with Portuguese football giants, SL Benfica.

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