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Welsh Girls make history at UK College Sport Finals

Students from Wales’ Further Education colleges re-wrote the record books and reached new heights in female team sports at last weekend’s AoC Sport National Championships in Newcastle.

Three of the Welsh Colleges women’s teams, competing against 11 other national and regional squads from around the UK, won podium positions in the blue riband rugby, netball and hockey competitions.


A fantastic weekend for college at AOC National Championships!

Gower College Swansea is celebrating after a fantastic weekend at the AoC National Championships in Newcastle. 

There were over 2000 students in attendance, with the Welsh team consisting of 180 (57 of these were from Gower College Swansea - the biggest representation from a Welsh college.)


Students get a ‘kick’ out of meeting Duane

Gower College Swansea Sports lecturer Duane Saunders recently delivered an inspiring talk to Birchgrove Comprehensive pupils as part of the Kick Start Programme.


College wins tennis award

Gower College Swansea has won an award from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Wales region.


National success for netball students

For the second consecutive year, a netball team comprising Gower College Swansea students is celebrating national success after taking part in the recent Urdd Netball competitions in Cardiff.

In the quarter finals the team won 19-10 against Cardiff High before beating NPTC 4-8 in the semi-final. In the final round, the score was 14-8 against the Haberdashers.


Sports scholarship students announced for 2015 / 2016

Seven Gower College Swansea students have been awarded sports scholarships for the 2015/2016 academic year.

The students are:


College celebrates sporting success

Students from Gower College Swansea have enjoyed significant success during the recent Welsh Colleges Championships.

At the close of the Championships, which were held in Cardiff, the college was named Welsh Colleges Champions in netball, women’s hockey, men’s football and men’s tennis, and also provided one Welsh qualifier for the men’s golf team.


The sun shines for Dragon Sports day

Following another successful year of its schools coaching programme, Gower College Swansea recently held its annual ‘Dragon Multi Skills & Sport’ taster event, in conjunction with Sports Development Swansea.


Sport students celebrate a winning year

Sport students from Gower College Swansea have celebrated another exceptional year at their annual awards ceremony.


Times journalist coaches students on sports writing

Students at Gower College Swansea got to see a different side to the world of sport this week when they were visited by Times journalist Rick Broadbent.


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