Oz Tag NSW Junior State Titles

Well done Mia Jones (Year 7) who, with her team, reached the  semi-finals at the Oz Tag NSW Junior State Titles. Mia’s team played an exciting semi-final match, tied  2-2 at the end of the game, but were unfortunately beaten during the drop off stage. Congratulations Mia, and all the best with your future Oz Tag participation.

Touch Football NSW Junior State Cup Championships

Congratulations to the following students who competed with their club teams in the NSW Junior State Cup Touch Football Championships in Port Macquarie this month:


Isabelle Sheerin (Year 7) Samantha Cox (Year 8) Jemima Hyde (Year 10) Tiana Dolores (Year 11) Kiarra Williams-Browne (Year 12)
Maddie Sheerin (Year 7) Charlize Hyde (Year 8) Zana Watson (Year 10) Lauren Marshall (Year 12)
Anna Besgrove (Year 7) Katerina Negro (Year 8) Isabella Price (Year 10) Tatum Bird (Year 12)
Olivia Carmody (Year 7) Ella Nelson (Year 10) Daniella Bianchi (Year 12)
Grace Thomas (Year 10)

All teams performed well, with some reaching quarter finals and semifinals, in this highly contested competition.


Congratulations to all rowers who competed at the NSW Rowing Championships on the weekend.  All Loreto Normanhurst crews should be extremely proud of their efforts and outstanding results. We certainly are!

Further congratulations to the following crews who made the finals of their respective events:

  • Championship Women’s U17 Eight – Charlotte Goldman (Year 10), Grace Burns (Year 10), Isabella Dodd (Year 10), Erin O’Brien (Year 10), Brahnie Mitchell (Year 10), Molly Pringle (Year 10), Stephanie Arnold (Year 10), Bridie Cooksey (Year 10), Hannah Cowap (Year 11)
  • Championships Schoolgirl Eight – Laura Gourley (Year 11), Niamh Graham (Year 11), Rosalind Daly (Year 12), Lucy Illek (Year 11), Harriet Perosin (Year 11), Caitlin Von Behr (Year 11), Ainsley Woods (Year 11), Lucy Hassall (Year 11), Lily Finlayson (Year 12)
  • Championship Women’s U19 Four – Charlotte Duff-Clarke (Year 11), Abbie McEvoy (Year 12), Caitlin Von Behr (Year 11), Anastasia Leaver (Year 11), Hannah Cowap (Year 11
  • Championship Schoolgirl Single Scull – Lucy Illek (Year 11)
  • Championship Women’s U19 Double Scull – Laura Gourley (Year 11), Rosalind Daly (Year 12)


Water Polo

Good Luck to Clare Doherty (Year 8) who will be competing with her club in the U14 Water Polo National Tournament in Aubury/Wodonga next month.



Congratulations to Yasmin Say (Year 9) who has been selected to represent NSW at the Australasian U17 Badminton Championships in New Zealand in April.


IPSHA and IGSSA Representative Swimming

Congratulations to the following girls who have been selected into the 2018 Loreto Normanhurst swim team to compete at the IPSHA Swimming Championships and IGSSA Swimming Championships. We wish you all the best as you prepare for the Championships and compete later this term.

Loreto Normanhurst Primary Swim Team:

Zara Miller (Year 5) Neve Tierney (Year 6)
Kate Gilsenan (Year 5) Molly-Rose Gibbs (Year 6)
Catherine Sun (Year 5) Annabelle Hartley (Year 6)
Sasha Bridges (Year 5) Lucia Van Der Heiden (Year 6)
Emily Paterson (Year 5) Isabella Lynch (Year 6)
Lucy McKenna (Year 5)
Georgia Lee (Year 5)


Loreto Normanhurst Secondary Swim Team:

Jacqueline Feurtado, Captain of Swimming & Diving (Year 12)
Charlotte Rigney (Year 7) Charlotte Lackenby (Year 8) Abbey Williamson (Year 9) Abby Hartshorne (Year 10) Breanna Ivankovic (Year 11)
Cordelia Stephen (Year 7) Clare Doherty (Year 8) Abby Feurtado (Year 9) Grace Napoli (Year 10) Brooke Conlon (Year 11)
Ella Cave (Year 7) Emilia Weeding (Year 8) Kate Law-Whitting (Year 9) Gabriella Black (Year 11)
Elli Barron (Year 7) Felicity Smith (Year 8) Sophie Nettelbeck (Year 9) Isabella Mincher (Year 11)
Maddison Hinds (Year 7) Hannah Saw (Year 8) Laura Gourley (Year 11)
Maya Yogesvaran (Year 7) Lily King (Year 8) Sarah Henry (Year 11)
Zoe Clubb (Year 7) Samantha Cox (Year 8)


Tildesley Tennis

Tildesley Tennis is celebrating 100 years of tennis competitions!

Wednesday 21 March  at 2pm

Pennant Hills Park, Brittania Street, Pennant Hills

We would be very appreciative if you could please pass this information on to any  past or present Loreto Normanhurst Tildesley players you may be in contact with. If you wish to attend the event, please RSVP with your details and advise the number of people attending to the Sport Department.

It is with much excitement that we announce the following Loreto Tildesley Tennis Team to compete at the 100th competition on the 21st and 22nd March 2018.


Annabelle Gohl (Year 8)  Lillian Dean (Year 9) Faith Zalm (Year 10)  Grace Corkery (Year 11)
 Claudia Zybenko (Year 8)  Chloe Reeves (Year 9)  Isabella Greenhalgh (Year 10)
 Lauren Herbert (Year 9)  Charlotte Greenhalgh (Year 10)
Mia Circosta (Year 10)
Emma Roberts (Year 10)


Mya-Rose San Diego (Year 10) & Hannah Nicholson (Year 10)
Annabelle Madigan (Year 12) & Lily Black (Year 12)
 Gina Mark (Year 12) & Alexandra Bolger (Year 12)
 Anna Mossie (Year 11) & Lillian Barker (Year 11)
 Charlotte Black (Year 9) & Tara Fogarty (Year 9)
 Jessica Curtin (Year 11) & Claudia Sykes (Year 10)
 Alexandra Saad (Year 12) & Christina Saad (Year 11)


RESERVES (in no particular order)

Jodie Drever (Year 7)
Audrey Kha (Year 8)
Emma Bower (Year 8)
Sarah Roberts (Year 8)
Amy Saad (Year 7)
Ashleigh Chapman (Year 7)
Emma Davies (Year 10)


Congratulations to everyone on their dedication and commitment so far; however it is not over! There is still an expectation for everyone to continue to attend Thursday afternoon trainings up until the competition begins. It is also my goal to have everyone involved in some capacity, as we look to build on a great squad we have so far.

Keep up the great work girls, and don’t forget that there is a yoga session available from 7:00am – 8:00am on Thursday 1 March in the gym (let me know if are planning on attending).



Current sport/activity: Rowing.

Favourite school sport/activity: Rowing and netball.

Highest level of sporting achievement: I have competed at nationals for rowing the past three years and placed at state competitions, recently coming 5th overall in the U21 Four at state last weekend.

Best moment of Loreto Sport for you: I’ve had a lot of great memories over the years, but I would have to say one of my favourite moments, was the nationals camp last year, we turned up to this deserted-looking place at night, in the pouring rain with no  dinner. All the rooms where filled with dolls and old fashioned decorations/bed sheets. However, over the four days this place became home, exploring the old broken down bus and playground, listening to some of the girls play on the piano and of course, the bon fires we had every night before heading back to our rooms. This experience brought us all so much closer, as this unfamiliar environment brought the best out of everyone, making this experience one of the best memories not only at Loreto, but in my life.

Favourite sporting moment as a spectator: It’s the best feeling when there are around ten or more girls standing on the rocks at SIRC (Sydney International Regatta Centre), cheering as loud as they can to support the Normo crews racing down the course. The feeling gets even better when you see those Normo boats either overtake a crew, catch up, or get out ahead.

Best subject at school: Legal and Religion.

Any superstitions before playing sport: Before all my competitions the whole crew will shake hands down the boat to show we’ve got each other back’s while wishing good luck to each other. Then I’ll take two sips of water and pour the rest of my water out, except just enough for one sip after the race!

Best tune to listen to before competing:

• 300 violin Orchestra – Jorge Quintero
• Roxanne – the police
• All the way up – Calvin Harris
• Not giving in – rudimental
• When the fire starts to burn – disclosure


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Date & Time



28 February-1 March NSW All Schools Triathlon SIRC, Penrith
7 March 3:30pm Bronze Duke of Ed  Registration Session Curran Theatre


Week 3 Saturday 24 February

Team  & Game Time

BBQ Duty Time

Families Rostered

LON03 – 8:00AM 7:45am – 9:20am Baker, Baxter, Dickinson, Hansen
LON06 & LON08- 9:15AM 9:10am – 10:20am Monaghan, O’Brien, Mackay, Maley
 LON07 – 10:30AM 10:10am – 11:30am Curran, Halmarick, Hanna


Week 4 Saturday 3 March

Team  & Game Time

BBQ Duty Time

Families Rostered

 NO MATCHES 7:45am – 9:20am  N/A
LON08 – 9:15AM 9:10am – 10:20am Moraitis, Saw, Wills
 LON12 – 10:30AM 10:10am – 11:30am Cameron, Cave, Chapman, Coulton

Duties involve cooking on the BBQ or serving. If you are unable to fulfill your duty you must arrange a replacement (contact other day girls’ families in your team from the team contact list).


2018 Sport Contacts Term 1




IPSHA Sports Ms Emily Doyle
Midweek Activities Ms Emily Doyle




IGSSA Tennis  Mr Dave Brock
IGSSA Softball Mr Tim Higgins
IGSSA Rowing Miss Jess Levy
Badminton  Mr Matt Mulroney
Midweek Activities Ms Emily Doyle
Performance Dance  and Cheerleading Ms Emily Doyle
Head of Sport Mrs Jasmine Palmer


For IGSSA competitions, the full draw points table, venue lists and wet weather details see the IGSSA website here.

Mrs Jasmine Palmer

 Head of Sport