Full details of the sporting program can be found in the Cocurricular Program Booklet, available on the Cocurricular page.
In keeping with the aims and ethos of the College, sport at Brigidine plays a pivotal role in the overall development of each and every girl within the school community. As part of this drive to involve as many girls as possible in sport, the College depends heavily on support from parents. Working in cooperation with the teachers at the school, parents are invited to coach, manage, transport and support teams where possible. There are a number of sporting competitions open to all students at the College, with the emphasis on giving as many girls as possible the opportunity to represent the school in, at least, one sporting team. The competitions/associations that Brigidine is a part of include:
The Catholic Secondary Schoolgirls’ Sports Association (CaSSSA) brings together fourteen Catholic secondary schools contesting competitions in nine sports and three interschool sports carnivals.This Association combines the former Catholic schools’ tennis competition, Wednesday-afternoon sports competitions (BSGSA) and the interschool cross country, athletics and swimming carnivals.
Schools competiting with Brigidine College in the new CaSSSA competition include: All Hallows’, Downlands, Loreto, Lourdes Hill, Mary McKillop, Mt Alvernia, Mt St Michael’s, Our Lady’s, San Sisto, St John Fisher, St Mary’s, St Rita’s and Stuartholme.
The interschool carnivals for Swimming (Term 1), Cross Country (Term 2) and Track and Field (Term 3) are split into two competitions based on school populations. The larger schools (9 in total) of which Brigidine is one compete for the CaSSSA Cup while the other schools (5 in total) compete for the CaSSSA Shield.
Brigidine has experienced more than its fair share of success over the years including the Percentage trophies in Swimming (2009), Track & Field and Cross Country (2010). Currently, the Brigidine Open Cricket team holds the title as ‘undefeated Premiers’ for the past seven years.
Other sports played may include Volleyball, Cricket, AFL, Netball, Hockey, Soccer, Touch Football, Basketball and Tennis.
The competition aims to build a sense of community and connection with others who are passionate about sport.
Regional Sport: Many athletes from Brigidine College also represent Metropolitan West (Met West) in regional competion. When selected to represent Met West, the athletes compete in state competition in the various sports. Under the Met West banner sit 16 districts and in excess of 90,000 students from more than 200 individual schools.
Met West is proud of its history and reputation; both of which have been achieved through a passion for students and their sporting endeavours and the hard work and dedication of its staff. For more information please visit the website: www.metwestsport.qld.edu.au
Additional competitions: Besides the competitions listed above, Brigidine is also regularly involved in other competitions throughout the year including:
- State Futsal (Indoor Soccer) Titles
- State Cricket Titles
- Various Soccer competitions including Uhlsport Cup and ISSA Cup
- Brisbane Water Polo Association Competition
- Brigidine Colleges Sporting Exchange