Sport plays an important role in primary and secondary schools in the Diocese of Broken Bay, not only through the promotion of health and well-being, but also by fostering school and diocesan spirit and the development of skills and talents.  

It provides an opportunity for participation and the development of relationships through the teaching of values such as teamwork, discipline and fair play.  Sport can empower youth and promote self-esteem.

  • "Games and Sports" is a strand of the PDHPE Syllabus concerned with developing each student's competence and confidence in a broad range of games and sports and the skills required to participate in them.
  • The representative school sport pathway enables students with gifts and talents in games and sports the opportunity to participate in specific programs devised to meet their individual needs.  It allows for ongoing identification and development of these gifts and talents.
  • The representative school sport pathway includes events in swimming, cross country and athletics for students who meet the criteria for specific categories of disability.

Each cluster organises gala days in a variety of sports.  The choice of sports offered and the age groups included is at the discretion of the particular cluster.  A school may also choose to participate in sport competitions outside the Catholic schools system.

The Diocese of Broken Bay supports a variety of sports in primary and secondary schools, providing opportunities for students to represent their schools and compete in a representative pathway beginning with cluster or diocesan competitions and trials and culminating with the possibility of state representation.

Broken Bay Diocese Cluster and Diocesan Representative Pathway Events 2019

Please direct all enquiries to your school sport coordinator.

Swimming Carnivals:

Central Coast Cluster                  Monday 25 February            Tumbi Umbi - Mingara                  

North Shore Cluster                    Tuesday 5 March                   Hornsby   

Northern Beaches Cluster           Wednesday 28 February       Warringah  

Broken Bay Diocese                    Thursday 7 March (evening)  Tumbi Umbi - Mingara                  

Cross Country Carnivals

Central Coast Cluster                      Friday 29 March                   Kariong                                

North Shore Cluster                        Tuesday 7 May                     Hornsby Heights  

Northern Beaches Cluster               Wednesday 8 May               Nth Narrabeen - Rat Park             

Broken Bay Diocese                        Tuesday 28 May                  Galston – Fagan Park     

Athletics Carnivals

Central Coast Cluster                      Friday 9 August                                Tumbi Umbi - Mingara  

North Shore Cluster                        Tuesday 20 August                           Narrabeen         

Northern Beaches Cluster               Thursday 22 August                          Narrabeen         

Broken Bay Diocese                        Tuesday 3 September                      Narrabeen         

Team Sport Trials - All team sport trials are diocesan trials; there are no cluster trials.

Schools will provide selected students with trial details in 2019 when confirmed.

Netball                                Thursday 14 March

Football (soccer)                 Thursday 14 March

Hockey                                Tuesday 19 March

AFL                                     Wednesday 20 March

Rugby League                     Friday 22 March (11s  and open)

Touch                                    Tuesday 26 March (Boys)

                                              Thursday 28 March (Girls)

Softball                                Tuesday 7 May

Basketball                           Term 4 – to be advised

Cricket                                  Term 4 – to be advised

Tennis                                  Term 4 – to be advised