netball

Cyn-fyfyriwr yn ennill cap cyntaf i Gymru yng Nghystadleuaeth y Chwe Gwlad

Mae cyn-fyfyriwr o Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe wedi ennill ei chap rygbi cyntaf dros Gymru yng nghystadleuaeth y Chwe Gwlad, yn erbyn Ffrainc.

Cafodd Alex Collender, o Gaerfyrddin, ei synnu wrth iddi ennill ei chap cyntaf yn gynnar yng ngêm agoriadol y gystadleuaeth, ar Chwefror 2, ym Montpellier.

16 oed oedd Alex (dwy flynedd yn ôl), pan ddechreuodd chwarae rygbi i dîm Llanelli Wanderers, yn dilyn anogaeth gan ffrindiau. Ar hyn o bryd mae’n chwarae ei rygbi rhanbarthol gyda’r Scarlets.

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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.

The 18-year-old only started playing rugby two years ago, for Llanelli Wanderers, after some encouragement from friends. She currently plays her regional rugby with the Scarlets.

Alex said: “The dream then started to play for Wales…it’s an amazing feeling.”

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Sport and Fitness

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.)

A huge congratulations to all the staff and students who were involved in this wonderful weekend of sport! The Welsh successes were:

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Sport and Fitness

Llwyddiant cenedlaethol i fyfyrwyr pêl-rwyd

Am yr ail flwyddyn yn olynol, mae tîm pêl-rwyd sy’n cynnwys myfyrwyr Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe yn dathlu llwyddiant cenedlaethol ar ôl cymryd rhan yng nghystadlaethau Pêl-rwyd yr Urdd yng Nghaerdydd yn ddiweddar.

Yn y gemau gogynderfynol enillodd y tîm 19-10 yn erbyn Ysgol Uwchradd Caerdydd cyn curo Coleg Castell-nedd Port Talbot 4-8 yn y rownd gynderfynol. Yn y rownd derfynol, y sgôr oedd 14-8 yn erbyn yr Haberdashers.

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Sport and Fitness

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.

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Sport and Fitness

Double triumph for Netball Academy

It’s been a busy week for Gower College Swansea’s Netball Academy as they have won not one but two major Welsh tournaments.

The team took the title at the recent Welsh Colleges and Urdd tournaments, making them the double Welsh champions.

“This is an amazing achievement and we are all absolutely delighted,” says Coach Sarah Lewis. “The girls have been working exceptionally hard towards this success, juggling netball training with their academic studies, and these results are a real testament to their dedication."

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Sport and Fitness

Sport Awards ceremony recognises exceptional achievements

Gower College Swansea has celebrated the success of its sport students with a Sports Awards evening at the Liberty Stadium.

Among those receiving recognition on the evening was Molly Davies Briskham who won the Gareth Jenkins Award for Sports Volunteer of the Year. She was presented with her award by former student Eli Walker from the Ospreys.

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Sport and Fitness
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