Sport and Fitness News

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.

25
Oct
College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

College celebrates the Diversity Fayre 2018

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have enjoyed another vibrant and successful Diversity Fayre.

Among the entertainment on offer this year was African drumming, Brazilian martial arts, Bollywood Indian dance and street dance. Live music was also provided by students from the Llwyn y Bryn and Gorseinon Campuses.

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)

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