Representative Selections

The Parramatta Diocese Catholic Primary School Sports Council (PDCPSSC) is responsible for the provision of opportunities for primary students from eight years of age to participate in representative teams in a range of sports.


All primary students in Years 5 and 6 are eligible to participate and represent in AFL, Basketball, Cricket, Diving, Football (Soccer), Hockey, Netball, Rugby League (11 years), Rugby League (opens), Rugby Union, Softball, Tennis and Touch Football.


Representative Sports

SelectionsAFL

Information and registration process (Boys & Girls)

2018 Parramatta Diocesan Boys & Girls AFL Team Nominations are closed and all approved nominees to attend trials will be informed by their school by 16 Feb 2018.


Date
Monday 12th March 2018
Venue Wright Reserve - Pye Rd, Quakers Hills
Arrival Time 3:45pm
Trial Time 4:00pm 
Cost
$10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration closed on Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 in 2018 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

School Sports Uniform or AFL attire is to be worn - NO Representative uniform is to be worn

20 selected students will represent either Parramatta Diocesan or Combined Parramatta/Sydney and participate at the NSW CPS MacKillop Trial held in Wagga Wagga on Friday 6th April 2018.

If selected in the MacKillop AFL team, they will represent MacKillop at the NSWPSSA AFL Championships from 22 - 24 May.



Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouthguards are mandatory for students to participate at the either the Parramatta Diocesan AFL trial or Combined Canberra/Goulburn, Parramatta & Wollongong Diocesan AFL trial. Refer to the NSW PSSA Sport AFL Sport Safety Guidelines.

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear must be worn by the student.

All relevant medical conditions should have been included on the nomination form. (e.g. asthma, bee stings, allergies etc).

 

SelectionsBasketball

2018 Parramatta Diocesan Team Representatives



Information and registration process

2018 Parramatta Diocesan Boys & Girls Basketball Team Nominations are CLOSED and all approved nominees to attend trials will be informed by their school by 7th November.


Date Tuesday 14th November 2017
Venue Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre
Herbert St, Cambridge Park
Time Student registrations commence @ 3.30pm concluding at 5:45pm
Cost $8.00
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your ’Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 27th October 2017.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience' and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

10 selected students will represent Parramatta at the NSW CPS MacKillop Trial held in Wollongong on Friday 2 March 2018.

If selected in the MacKillop Basketball team, they will represent MacKillop at the NSWPSSA Basketball Championships at the following:

  • BOYS in Tamworth from 8-10 May 2018
  • GIRLS in Broken Hill from 29-31 May 2018

Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouthguards (if required) and appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Basketball trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Basketball

 

SelectionsCricket

Information and registration process

2018 Cricket Trials - Nominations are now closed.

All approved BOY nominees to attend trials will be informed by their schools by 2nd Feb 2018.
GIRLS trials will be held later in the year.


Date Friday 9 February 2018 (Boys only)
Venue Jamison Park Cricket Nets
Jamison Rd, Penrith
Time Student registrations commence @ 8.35am concluding at 2pm
Cost $10
Please your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2 February 2018
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience' and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.

 



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Boys
Due to the popularity of boys cricket a maximum of 2 REPRESENTATIVE children only are eligible to trial from each school. Selection of the 2 boys will be made jointly by the school sport coordinator and principal.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

Girls
Due to the small number of girls who nominate for cricket the selections may be paper-based or the girls may be invited to attend a Combined Girls Trial (3rd August) prior to the MacKillop Girls Trials on 7th September.


Sports Safety Guidelines

Helmets with a face guard, batting pads, gloves and protector are mandatory for students to participate at the Parramatta Cricket trials whilst batting and Rubber-soled cricket boots or sports shoes must be worn for hard wickets.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Cricket

 

SelectionsDiving

Information and registration process

2018 Diving Team Nominations OPEN 

For the selection in the MacKillop team to compete at the NSWPSSA Championships, an expression of interest form must be completed online by 21 March 2018.
If you do not have an account on this website you will need to create one.

Date
11th April 2018
Venue Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre
Homebush
Time
Warm Up 8am - Start 9:00am
Cost
Successful applicants will be forwarded details upon selection in the team
Closing date 21 March 2018



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students wishing to be considered for selection must submit a nomination form which will be available in 2018. Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.


Sports Safety Guidelines

For students to participate at the NSWPSSA Diving Championships
Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Diving.

 

SelectionsSoccer

Information and registration process

2018 Boys & Girls football (soccer) trials and registrations are NOW CLOSED - APPROVED Students to attend


Date
Wednesday 4 April 2018
Venue Cook Park
Wilson St
St Marys
Time
BOYS registration @ 8:20am and concludes at 1:30pm
(dependent on numbers)
GIRLS registration @ 1:45pm and concludes at 3:45pm
(dependent on numbers)
Cost Boys - $10
Girls - $8
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2 February 2018
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'



Notes About Selections

School Sports Uniform is to be worn. No representative uniform is to be worn.

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Football 12-14 selected students will represent Parramatta. Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Football Trials - Wednesday 14 March 2018 (St Marys)
  • MacKillop Football Trials - Friday 11 May 2018 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Football Championships - Tuesday 29-31st May 2018 (Miranda) OR
  • NSWPSSA Girls Football Championships - Tuesday 19-21st June 2018 (Nowra)


Sports Safety Guidelines

Shinpads are mandatory for students to participate at the Parramatta Diocesan Football trial.
Refer to the NSW PSSA Sport FOOTBALL Sport Safety Guidelines.

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear must be worn by the student.

 

SelectionsGolf

Information and registration process

NSWCPS Expression of Interest Registrations for Golf are now OPEN. Click here for information on how to register.

NSWCPS Golf  Pathway 2018 (MacKillop Golf)
There is a NSWCPS 9 Hole & 18 Hole Tournament that is open to any Golf Player who has a Golf Australia Handicap and a Golf Link Number.


Date
Monday 6 August 2018
Venue Mudgee Golf Club
21 Robertson St, Mudgee
Time
9am - 3pm
Cost
Successful applicants will be forwarded details upon selection in the team.
Closing date TBA



Notes About Selections

Teams selections will be made from results of 18 Hole Handicap Tournament. Students must be a member of a registered golf club (AGU, WGA), Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation, or any Junior Development Program. Students MUST have a Golf Link Number and a Handicap.

Must be enrolled in a CSSS affiliated school to be selected

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.


Sports Safety Guidelines

Appropriate footwear must be worn. Light leather or synthetic boots. Students must provide their own Golf Clubs.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Golf

 

SelectionsHockey

Information and registration process

2018 Diocesan hockey nominations are now CLOSED for boys and girls.


Date Monday 12th March 2018
Venue Western Sydney University (Kingswood Campus - Hockey Fields)
O'Connell St
Kingswood
Time Boys & Girls registration @ 3:45pm - 5:15pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost Boys & Girls - $8.00. Please pay your school upon confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal - this will occur in term 1 2018

Hockey boys & girls registration form must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018. Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 in 2018 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Hockey 12-14 selected students will represent Parramatta.

Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Hockey Trials - Monday 12th March 2018 (Kingswood)
  • MacKillop Hockey Trials - Friday 11th May 2018 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Hockey Championships - Tuesday 5th – 7th June 2018 (Narellan) OR
  • NSWPSSA Girls Hockey Championships - Tuesday 26-28 July 2018 (Moorebank)


Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouth guard and shin pads are mandatory and appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Hockey trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Hockey.

 

SelectionsNetball

Information and registration process

2018 nominations are nowCLOSED


Date Tuesday 13th March 2018
Venue Hawkesbury Stadium YMCA
16 Stewart St
South Windsor
Time Registration @ 11:40am and concludes @3:30pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal - this will occur in term 1 2018
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Netball 8- 10 selected students will represent Parramatta.

Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Netball Trials - Tuesday 13th March 2018 (Windsor)
  • MacKillop Netball Trials - Friday 11th May 2018 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Netball Championships - Tuesday 31st July – 2nd August 2018 (Homebush)

Sports Safety Guidelines

Appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Netball trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Netball.

 

SelectionsRugbyLeague

Information and registration process

2018 Parramatta Diocesan Rugby League Trials - 11 Years & Opens nominations are now CLOSED


Date Tuesday 6th March 2018
Venue Patrician Brothers College Blacktown
Time 9:00am arrival - 2:30pm
NO PARKING ALLOWED in the SCHOOL CARPARK
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal - this will occur in Term 1 2018.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.

 



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Rugby League 14 - 17 selected students will represent Parramatta.

Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Rugby League 11's & Opens Trials - TBC
  • MacKillop Rugby League 11's & Opens Trials - Friday 11th May 2018 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Rugby League 11 Years Championships - Tuesday 19th – 21st June 2018 (Kingscliff), OR
  • NSWPSSA Rugby League Opens Championships - Tuesday 26th – 28th June 2018 (Mudgee)

Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouth guards are compulsory and head gear is encouraged to be worn to protect the ears and head. Appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Rugby League trial and all pathway trials.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Rugby League

 

SelectionsRugbyUnion

Information and registration process

2018 parramatta Diocesan Rugby Union Trials now CLOSED


Date Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Venue Kingsdene Oval
Felton Rd
Carlingford
Time Registration @11:40am  and concludes at 3:30pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost Boys - $10.00
Please pay your school upon confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal - this will occur in Term 1 2018.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.

 



Notes About Selections

Student eligibility - Students born in 2006, 2007, & 2008 can participate. Students born in 2008, must contact Margaret Thornton to complete 2 Year Window exemption form. Please note 2008 students cannot trial for Diocese or MacKillop UNLESS this protocol is followed. No 13 year olds permitted.

This policy aims to protect the safety and welfare of age grade rugby players by trying to ensure that participants with broadly compatible physical development and skill levels play with and against each other.

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Rugby Union 20-22 selected students will represent Parramatta. Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Rugby Union Trials - Wednersday 2nd May 2018 (Carlingford)
  • NSWCPS MacKillop Rugby Union Trials - Monday 2nd July 2018 (Forbes)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Rugby Union Championships - Tuesday 28th - 30th August 2018 (Coffs Harbour)

Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouth guards are mandatory and appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Rugby Union trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Rugby Union.

 

SelectionsSoftball

Information and registration process

2018 Softball trials are now CLOSED


Date Wednesday 28 February 2018
Venue Stanhope Gardens Softball Complex
Stanhope Parkway, Stanhope Gardens
Time Student registrations commence @ 3:40pm concluding at 6pm
Cost $8
Please your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience' and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.

 



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 in 2018 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

12 selected students will represent Parramatta to participate at the NSW CPS MacKillop Softball Trials held in Panania on Friday 22nd June 2018.

If selected in the MacKillop Softball team the players will compete in the NSWPSSA Softball Championships:

  • BOYS - Milperra 4th - 6th September 2018
  • GIRLS - Mudgee - 25th - 27th September 2018

Sports Safety Guidelines

All fielders must wear a glove and shin pads are recommended for close infield players. Students are to wear appropriate footwear such as softball cleats or wear sports shoes. The designated catcher must wear a face mask, throat protector, chest plate, helmet, leg protectors and a genital protector (if applicable).

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Softball

 

SelectionsTennis

Information and registration process

2018 Parramatta Diocesan Boys & Girls Tennis Team Nominations are CLOSED and all approved nominees to attend trials will be informed by their school by 10th November 2017.


Date BOYS ONLY - Monday 5th February 2018
Venue Nepean Tennis - Woodriff Gardens
2260 Castlereagh Rd, Penrith
Time Closed
Cost $10
Please your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration must be completed by 17 November 2017
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience' and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.

 



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial. Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

4 boys and 4 girls will be selected to represent Parramatta and participate at the NSWCPS MacKillop Tennis Trials held in Wollongong on Friday 2nd March 2018.

If successful and selected in the MacKillop Team the players will play at the NSWPSSA Tennis Championships in Newcastle from 8th May - 11th May 2018.


Sports Safety Guidelines

Appropriate footwear and clothing must be worn to participate at the Parramatta Tennis trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Tennis

 

SelectionsTouch

Information and registration process

2018 Touch Football trial nominations for boys and girls are now CLOSED


Date Monday 19 March, 2018
Venue The Kingsway Touch Fields
The Kingsway
St Marys
Time Registration @3:40pm - 5:30pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost $8 (Boys and Girls).
Please pay your school upon confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal - this will occur in Term 1 2018.
Closing date Registration must be completed by Friday 2nd February 2018.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'.

 



Notes About Selections

It is very important to note that these trials are generally for those children who display an above average ability in their chosen sport. While teams are open in age it is strongly recommended that only children of a representative standard in Years 5 & 6 be invited to attend.

Students must be attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection. Any student who cannot attend trials for any valid reason must contact the Primary Sport Teaching Educator (Margaret Thornton) prior to the trial.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial. Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

In Touch Football 10-12 selected students will represent Parramatta. Players selected MUST be available to attend all pathway levels below:

  • Parramatta Diocesan Touch Football Trials - Monday 19th March 2018 (St Marys)
  • MacKillop Touch Football Trials - Friday 25th May 2018 (St Marys)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Touch Football Championships - Tuesday 31st July - 2nd August 2018 (Mudgee)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Touch Football Championships - Tuesday 28th - 30th August 2018 (Cronulla)

Sports Safety Guidelines

Appropriate footwear must be worn for students to participate at the Parramatta Football trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Touch Football.

 

 

Trials Information for Parents

The following information sheet contains information for parents of Years 5 and 6 students concerning representative sports team trials in 2018.


PDCPSSC Code of Conduct

Principles of ‘The Australian Sports Commission Codes of Behaviour' for parents and teachers.