The weekend of the 26th and 27th of September saw a return to intra-school sporting fixtures across the city and many sporting disciplines were in action representing the green and gold.
Under-11 girls and boys basketball turned out 50 competitors away at NIST and on Shrewsbury’s home court; a number that Junior PE & Sports Coordinator and Performance Lead for Basketball Mr Joe Cahill was delighted with.
"It's great to have basketball back on a competitive level and to be able to have so much interest in the sport. I hope that this weekend's opportunity has inspired those players to continue to develop their skills and I look forward to seeing their development over the upcoming weeks as we move towards the BISAC tournament", Mr Cahill remarked.
New Varsity boys coach, Mr Alun Morris took charge of his first game and saw a lot of potential in his squad despite the need for much improvement after a 5-0 loss at the hands of Bangkok Patana, away from home.
"Some tough lessons were learnt, and the guys were a bit rusty. However, if Shrewsbury can play with the same intensity shown during the 2nd half we will hope for a better outcome in our next match," Mr Morris insisted.
Across town, a pair of 3rd placings for the Varsity Girls and Boys Volleyball squads in a tournament at ISB was a good result against some historically intense competition. Both sides had three wins and two losses - just missing out on the final.
On Sunday, past students, staff and VIP guests contested the Shrewsbury Alumni Golf Tournament at the Thai Country Club. Class of 2012, Pan was the pick of the golfers with a one-over 73 while Mr Nick Loudon and Mr Simon Aves shared the staff prize.
Monday saw a return to the Thai Country Club where over 100 golfers took part in the Shrewsbury Invitational. The school had excellent representation in junior year groups. ASB came first overall with the team prize, and numerous other students played exceptionally well to win individual prizes.