AORAKI SECONDARY SCHOOLS TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHPS 2017
Congratulations to the Roncalli College table tennis team on their results at the Aoraki Secondary School champs played on Friday 15 September. Brothers Daniel and Jamie Fitzgerald were winners of the boys grade beating Timaru Boys High ESOL 3-1 in a spectacular final. 18 boys teams from throughout the Aoraki Region contested the title. Other members of the team Lleyton Phillips, Jarrod Phillips and Jordan Weaver played well in their games
AORAKI SECONDARY SCHOOLS TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016Congratulations to Daniel Fitzgerald and Jamie Fitzgerald for winning the boys grade at the Aoraki SS Table Tennis Championships held in Timaru on Friday 2 September. The boys were unbeaten in their pool play and in the final came out winners over TBHS 1 (3-0) to take the title. Team 2 from Roncalli - Jamie Sisson and Lleyton Phillips finished 3rd overall in the boys grade. The girls team of Alice Gibson and Grace Kelliher placed 4th out of 7 teams in the girls competition. Thank you to Suzanne Fitzgerald who managed the team on the day.
Aoraki Secondary Schools Table Tennis Championships 2014The Aoraki Secondary Schools table tennis Championships was held on Monday 28 July in Oamaru. Entry numbers were up on previous years with 21 teams in total from six Aoraki Schools, Roncalli was represented with 5 teams. The girl’s competition was played at Waitaki Girls High School and the boys at the Oamaru Club. Roncalli girls team consisted of Ariella Ong, Anne Newmarch and Olivia Gourdie. All three girls play regular Monday night table tennis and Ariella is a South Canterbury under 18 representative player. The team did exceptionally well in their pool play winning four games from five, with these results they finished 2nd in pool A therefore played 2nd in pool B for 3rd and 4th place. They went onto beat MVHS 3-2 in a close match and finished 3rd overall. Teams from Waitaki Girls High School played off for 1st and 2nd. In the boys competition four Roncalli teams played against some tough opponents from Waitaki Boys HS and Timaru Boys. The year 9 team of Jamie Sisson and Daniel Fitzgerald won 3 from 4 games and finished 2nd in pool B, both these boys are under 15 South Canterbury representatives. The senior team of James Brosnahan and Tom Anderson playing in pool A also only lost one match. This meant the two teams faced each other to determine 3rd and 4th place. The juniors dominated taking the match 3-0. The other two teams who competed were Patrick Brosnahan and Joe Anderson, Reilly Cormack and Tayla Meager, finishing 5th and 4th respectively in their pools. It was great to see an increase in students involved in table tennis.