Sport is valued as an integral part of the school curriculum
at St Michael’s College. The school prides itself on being able to offer fun
and enjoyment for all while nurturing the sporting and personal development of
each student. All students, at any level, has the ability to participate in
sport. St Michael’s fosters Catholic Christian ethics through sport where fair
play, good sportsmanship and respect for opponents are paramount.
The College believes that the sporting program is a vital
part of a balanced lifestyle and provides a range of experiences and
opportunities. We expect every student to participate in these activities and it
is important that all students strive for active involvement and strive to
reach their sporting potential.
The College belongs to Hinterland District School Sport and the South Coast School Sport region.Representative pathways allow our elite level students the opportunity to participate at a higher level and represent at our College at district, regional, QLD, as well as national and pacific school sporting competitions. (see links below for more information).
2023 Sports Overview - Click here
Hinterland District School Sports Calendar 2023 - Click here
South Coast Sport - Click here
South Coast Secondary Schools Booklet - Click here
Titans Cup Rugby League Competition draws - Click here
SMC REPRESENTATIVE TEAMS
Our high level sportsmen and women are given the opportunity
to represent the College at various local, state and national competitions. These opportunities include, but are not limited to: SEQLD AFL, Bill Turner Cup
Football, QLD Catholic Schools Netball and Vicki Wilson Netball, Titans
Challenge Rugby League, QLD All Schools Basketball, Oz Tag and Touch, The
Kokoda Challenge, plus National Track & Field Knockouts.
For an outline on the SMC Representative Pathways - Click Here
One of the highlights of the College’s Sporting Calendar has
been the tradition of entering teams in the QLD Independent Netball & Rugby
League Competitions. The annual carnivals are held each year, attracting the
finest Independent Secondary School Netball & Rugby League teams in
Queensland. Each year the carnival is hosted by a different school and in 2017
the competition moves to Brisbane. Regular member schools cite the atmosphere
of the carnival and the spirit in which games are contested as characteristics
that excite schools about participating in this annual competition.
SMC NETBALL EXCELLENCE PROGRAM
All students participate in our inter-house competitions in Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics, plus other Inter-House Challenge activities throughout the year. The 2023 Inter-House carnivals are on the following dates:
Our carnivals are the first step for our students to progress to district and regional levels in these sports.
St Michael's College will compete in the Gold Coast 6 Cluster Days in 2023. This is a whole day event, which will run on selected Wednesdays in Term 1, 2 and 3. Students will compete in their chosen sport in either a competitive or non-competitive division.
St Michael's will compete against four other high schools which include: Robina SHS, Palm Beach Currumbin SHS, Elanora SHS and Benowa SHS.
• Term 1 → 1 day• Term 2 → 2 days• Term 3 → 2 days
• Term 1 → 1 day
• Term 2 → 2 days
• Term 3 → 2 days
The proposed sports include (not all sports guaranteed):
• Boys & Girls Touch • Boys AFL• Boys & Girls Rugby League• Boys Soccer• Girls Futsal• Cricket T20• Boys Volleyball• Girls Volleyball• Girls Netball• Boys Basketball• Girls Basketball• Mountain Biking *• Surfing *• E-sports *• Chess *• Table Tennis *• Squash *
• Boys & Girls Touch
• Boys AFL
• Boys & Girls Rugby League
• Boys Soccer
• Girls Futsal
• Cricket T20
• Boys Volleyball
• Girls Volleyball
• Girls Netball
• Boys Basketball
• Girls Basketball
• Mountain Biking *
• Surfing *
• E-sports *
• Chess *
• Table Tennis *
• Squash *
*Students who select these sports will only participate in these during gala days- alternate activities will occur during timetabled sports.
Sports are played in two divisions with referees and umpires provided:
• Competitive division- students will train specifically for this sport with other students who have selected the competitive division.
• Participation division- students will train in several different sports throughout the term and be combined with other students who have also selected participation division’ in other sports.