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ISA Rugby 2015

Discussion in 'Schoolboy Rugby' started by Ruck & Maul 101, Aug 29, 2014.

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Oakhill 15 vote(s) 32.6%
St Augustines 12 vote(s) 26.1%
Kinross 2 vote(s) 4.3%
Stannies 8 vote(s) 17.4%
St Pius 2 vote(s) 4.3%
St Gregs 0 vote(s) 0.0%
St Pats 8 vote(s) 17.4%
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  1. Wood Rat Alfred Walker (16)

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  2. Runner Nev Cottrell (35)

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    Heard tha Oakhill defeated St Greg's. Congratulations on the Premiership
  3. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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  4. Deerhunter007 Frank Nicholson (4)

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    Stannies defeated Pats 36-15 at Stannies.
    Very entertaining game Stannies led 19-5 at the break. Then Pats hit back after half time to make it 19-15 with 20 to go.
    Stannies lifted a gear again to score a further two tries to win.
  5. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    Results ISA Div 2
    Round 1 - 2 May: [All games cancelled]
    St Andrews vs All Saints - St Andrews College Oval, Camperdown
    Redfield vs Central Coast Grammar - Redfields College, Dural
    Redlands vs Chevalier - Macquarie Uni Fields, Marsfield

    Round 2 - 9 May:
    Redfield 50 def Redlands 0 Redfields College, Dural
    Chevalier 31 def All Saints 13, Burradoo
    Central Coast Grammar 10 def by St Andrews 17, CCGS, Erina

    Round 3 - 16 May:
    Chevalier 7 def by Redfield 41, Burradoo
    All Saints 0 def by Central Coast Grammar 32, Bathurst
    Redlands 7 def by St Andrews 34, Macquarie Uni Fields, Marsfield

    Round 4 - 23 May:
    All Saints 13 def by Redfield 43, Bathurst
    St Andrews 22 def Chevalier 15, St Andrews College Oval, Camperdown
    Central Coast Grammar 50 def Redlands 0, CCGS, Erina

    Round 5 - 30 May:
    Redfield 46 def St Andrews 12, Redfield College, Dural
    Redlands 17 def by All Saints 24, Macquarie Uni Fields, Marsfield
    Central Coast Grammar 26 def Chevalier 19, CCGS, Erina

    Round 6 - 13 June:
    Central Coast Grammar 7 def by Redfield 17, CCGS, Erina
    All Saints 26 def by St Andrews 27, Bathurst
    Chevalier 50 def Redlands 0, Burradoo

    Round 7 - 18 July:
    Redlands vs Redfield - Macquarie Uni Fields, Marsfield - postponed?
    All Saints vs Chevalier - Bathurst - postponed ?
    St Andrews 5 def by Central Coast 19, St Andrews College Oval, Camperdown

    Round 8 - 25 July:
    Redfield 29 def Chevalier 19- Redfields College, Dural
    Central Coast Grammar 25 def All Saints 6 - CCGS, Erina
    St Andrews 38 def Redlands 7- St Andrews College Oval, Camperdown, Andrews by 30+

    Round 9 - 1 August:
    Redfield 36 def All Saints 5 - Redfields College, Dural
    Chevalier 35 def St Andrews 15 - Burradoo
    Redlands 5 def by Central Coast Grammar 45 - Macquarie Uni Fields, Marsfield

    Round 10 - 8 August:
    St Andrews 24 def Redfield 22- St Andrews College Oval, Camperdown.
    All Saints 33 def Redlands 0 - Bathurst.
    Chevalier 31 def Central Coast Grammar 22 - Burradoo.

    Table:
    1. [IMG]Redfield College - 36 points*
    2. [IMG]Central Coast Grammar School - 31 points
    3.[IMG] St Andrews Cathedral School - 29 points
    4.[IMG]Chevalier College - 22 points*
    5. [IMG]All Saints College - 12 points*
    6. [IMG]SCECGS Redlands - 1 point*

    * Round 7 games postponed ?
    Even if the Round 7 games were played, the places on the competition table would not change. If the Round 7 game that was played was removed and the round declared null, then positions 2 and 3 would change but there would be no difference to the composition of the Semi Final games.

    Congratulations to Redfield College on winning the ISA Div 2 1st XV Minor Premiership.


    To come:
    I can't find the draw for the Div 2 semifinals yet but teachers are creatures of habit, so I reckon the following games will be played at Oakhill College this Saturday:
    Redfield College (1) vs Chevalier College (4)
    Central Coast Grammar (2) vs St Andrew's Cathedral School (3)

    The winners of both fixtures will meet in the Grand Final in a fortnight.

    http://www.isa.nsw.edu.au/winter-sports/rugby/
  6. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    2015 ISA Division 1 results

    Previously:
    23/5 round 1
    Augies 11 Oakhill 13
    Stannies v The Bye (28-0 + 4TBP)
    Kinross 15 St Pats 23
    St Gregs 41 St Pius 8

    30/5 round 2
    Augies 17 Stannies 12
    Kinross v The Bye - actually KW 27 def SGS 10 (Friendly) (28-0 + 4TBP)
    Oakhill 86 St Pius 10
    St Pats 36 St Gregs 26

    13/6 round 3
    Augies v The Bye, (28-0 + 4TBP)
    Stannies 48 St Gregs 10
    Kinross 26 Oakhill 42
    St Pats 72 St Pius 19

    18/7 round 4
    Augies 69 def St Gregs 11
    Stannies 17 Oakhill 22
    Kinross v St Pius (Oxford Falls), Kinross by 30 (postponed)
    St Pats v The Bye (28-0 + 4TBP)

    25/7 round 5
    Augies 27 def St Pats 18 (Pittwater Park)
    Stannies 52 def St Pius 7 (Bathurst)
    Kinross 31 def St Gregs 7 (Campbelltown)
    Oakhill v The Bye (28-0 + 4TBP)

    1/8 round 6
    Augies 52 St Pius 7 (Oxford Falls)
    Stannies 41 Kinross 7 (Orange)
    Oakhill 32 St Pats 7 (Strathfield)
    St Gregs v The Bye

    This round results were:
    8/8 round 7
    Augies 43 Kinross 12 (Orange),
    Stannies 36 St Pats 15 (Bathurst),
    Oakhill 41 St Gregs 17 (Castle Hill)
    St Pius v The Bye (28-0 + 4TBP)

    Table:
    1[IMG]Oakhill College ---- P6 W6 L0 D0 Pts 29
    2 [IMG]St Augustines College ---- P6 W5 L1 D0 Pts 25
    3[IMG]St Stanislaus College ---- P6 W4 L2 D0 Pts 22
    4[IMG]St Patricks College ---- P6 W3 L3 D0 Pts 14
    5 [IMG]Kinross Wolaroi School * ---- P5 W1 L4 D0 Pts 6
    6[IMG]St Gregorys College ---- P6 W1 L5 D0 Pts 5
    7 The BYE 0 points
    8 [IMG]St Pius X College 0 points * ---- P5 W0 L5 D0 Pts 0

    * Game postponed, Awaiting Results

    As there are no finals matches in ISA Div 1 rugby, Congratulations to Oakhill College on winning the 2015 ISA Div 1 1st XV Championship.

    Other winners:
    2nd XV - St Augustine's College
    3rd XV (& Div 3 1st XV) - Oakhill College
    4th XV - Oakhill College
    5th XV - Oakhill College
    16A - St Augustine's College
    16B - St Augustine's College
    16C (& Div 3) - The Scots School
    15A - St Augustine's College
    15B - St Augustine's College
    15C (and Div 3) - Blue Mountains Grammar School
    14A - St Augustine's College
    14B - St Augustine's College
    14C (and Div 3) - St Augustine's College
    13A - St Augustine's College
    13B - St Augustine's College
    13C - Oakhill College and St Augustine's College


    http://www.isa.nsw.edu.au/winter-sports/rugby/
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  7. Tah123 Herbert Moran (7)

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    Whilst the success of Auggies across all ages and grades (ignoring the bizzare 'C/Div 3' competition) would be pleasing to the MIC of Rugby over Brookvale way, the lack of competition within the ISA is of deep concern to the future of dedicated rugby players at other schools - looks like everyone else is playing for second place. Any thoughts? Experience has shown me that "thrashings" don't help anybody - the winners don't develop and the losers do something else next year.
    Having said that, would love to see Joeys v Auggies across all ages and grades - that, my dear friends, would be as good as it gets at schoolboy level. Will it/does it happen?
  8. Hugh Jarse Rocky Elsom (76)

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    ^^^ At last count Joeys has 42 Rugby teams across the age grades. How many teams does Augies have?

    The Joeys approach to rugby seems to be that they see value in games for all 42 teams, and not just the 1st XV and Age group A teams.
  9. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    Oak Hill had a pretty good match against Joeys early in the season. The hills district team went alright (had a close win) against a not quite complete Joeys outfit.
    Augies have done a round of trial matches against various GPS teams over the years, including Scots and Joeys I am not sure if it was seen as good preparation for the season in some circles.The last match at Hunters hill around 2011 the clock was unplugged with about 4 minutes to go and it took the Brookvale lads a while to realise they were not going to be allowed out until Joeys Scored. I have heard the reason for discontinuing matches against Scots should not be spoken of .... . but this is only hearsay

    Depth and matching team numbers is also difficult (4 teams per age v 8 teams per age). The last two years were against Shore and Riverview..Riverview had a pretty good day across the board.
    Now that GPS are changing their comp dates there will be even less opportunity for outsiders to test their steel.
  10. Runner Nev Cottrell (35)

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    With the second round in GPS they will definitely be insulating their small competition from the other associations as trials will become much more difficult.

    So the like of Auggies may not play a GPS trial again. More trips to NZwhere all seem welcome.
  11. Quick Hands David Wilson (68)

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    Since the GPS followed CAS to a 2 round structure, inter-association matches have all but disappeared.
  12. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    Thats alright every 2nd year with 1st & 2nd XV and maybe a 16s in school hols if times are good but it doesn't help all the other grades
  13. Runner Nev Cottrell (35)

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    The other option is Canberra teams as trials
  14. Runner Nev Cottrell (35)

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    Very true
  15. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    So should ISA copy and close ranks too or open the circle wider. Though this association's participants may not have the individual school depth, we may find there are a greater number of participants in the sport across all schools. I hope the association can continue to build on the last two years of success
  16. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    well . twenty years realy ..how old is this association
  17. Steve Driscol Bob McCowan (2)

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    Stannies v Auggies tomorrow, will be interesting to see how the Stannies boys travel and what their lineup will be like as my nephew is doing his maths trial HSC there tomorrow. Should be good for younger boys experience especially with I think possibly a hard running Jack Veitch from outside centre.
    Any thoughts?
  18. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    is the answer still 42
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  19. sarcophilus Charlie Fox (21)

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    Pilot#54
    Is it now time for ISA to adopt a home and away season?
    The draw is out and first game up is Auggies v Oakhill. The winner should win this years ISA shield. Stannies have a tough away draw this year and could cause an upset but I would fancy their chances if they had the 2 big sides at home. Pats and Gregs have some good players coming through but maybe next year will be a closer comp.
    Quick hands
    "Won't happen".#60

    I wish I took this as a bet
  20. Whale berry Larry Dwyer (12)

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    Absolutely agree that ISA needs to go to a 6 team home and away plus semis comp.
    Have never seen the sense in playing 5 or 6 trials then a 5 game season.


    Unfortunately Pius cant handle Div 1 (in opens at least), just don't have the depth, it has become a soccer school.
    4 XI teams vs 2 XV teams
    12 out 15 soccer teams in the semis with 8 minor premiers.
    If you were a kid in Yr 10 or 11 and you had a choice of playing soccer and winning some silver ware or playing rugby and getting pumped each week, not a hard choice.

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