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

PDCPSSC Selections AFL

 

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

AFL BOYS TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Girls can trial in the AFL Boys pathway, however if they choose this pathway, they cannot trial for the Girls pathway.

Date
16th February 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Bruce Purser Reserve
Cnr Commercial and Withers Road, Rouse Hill 
Arrival Time

BOYS/GIRLS - registration commences @ 12.00pm 

Trial Time 12.20pm - 3:00pm (approx)
Cost
$10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registrations for AFL close on Monday 7th February 2022.
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep Experience' and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.

AFL GIRLS TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Australian Football – Girls Trials – nominate via NSWPSSA registration portal DASH for closest region for All Schools trials (The state is divided into 8 regions ) From the regional cross sector trials, teams will be selected and they progress to the 2 day NSWPSSA Girls Carnival.

Date
Term 1 2022 - TBC
Venue TBC
Registration Students must register on NSWPSSA registration portal DASH
Cost
TBC
Please pay upon the confirmation that your 'Expression of Interest' has been approved by your school principal on NSWPSSA registration portal DASH
Closing date Registration close TBC
Please ensure that all sections are filled out appropriately including 'Rep experience'and press the submit button for the nomination to be processed.
Other Information If selected in the Metro West Regional team, NSWPSSA GIRLS AFL Championship will be held 23rd & 24th May, 2022


Notes About Selections

AFL Jersey and attire is to be worn - NO Representative uniform is to be worn

Mouthguards are mandatory for students to participate.

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A team will be selected with up to 20 students, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan AFL Trials - Wednesday 16th February 2022 (Rouse Hill)
  • MacKillop AFL Trials - Friday 25th March, 2022 (Wagga Wagga)
  • NSWPSSA Boys AFL Championships - Wednesday 25 - 26 May (Coff Harbour)
  • NSWPSSA Girls AFL Championships - Monday 23 - 24 May 2022 (Coff Harbour)

To be considered for selection in the NSW PSSA state team for participation at all School Sport Australia 12 Years & Under championships: Students must be turning between the ages of 10 and 12 in the year of competition i.e. Students turning the ages of 8, 9 and 13 in the year of competition are not eligible for NSW PSSA State selection.


Sports Safety Guidelines

Mouthguards are mandatory for students to participate at the Parramatta Diocesan AFL trial.

Refer to the NSW PSSA Sport AFL Sport Safety Guidelines.

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Basketball

 

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

(Students in Year 4 may nominate for Basketball)

BASKETBALL TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date Friday 4th February 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre
Herbert St, Cambridge Park
Arrival & Trial Time (Boys)

BOYS                                                                                                                                              Registration commences at 12.40pm                                                                                                            Trial starts at 1pm - 3:30pm (approximately), dependent on the number of attendees

Arrival & Trial Time (Girls) GIRLS                                                                                                                                              Registration commences at 1.00pm
Trial starts at 1:20pm - 3:00pm (approximately), dependent on the number of attendees
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for BASKETBALL must be completed by Tuesday 1st February 2022.
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 important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 in Year 4 may nominate for Basketball)

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A Boys and a Girls team will be selected with up to 10 students per team, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Basketball Trials - Friday 4th February 2022 (Cambridge Park)
  • MacKillop Basketball Trials - Friday 25th February 2022 (Goulburn)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Basketball Championships - Tuesday 31st May to 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Basketball Championships - Tuesday 31st May to 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)

To be considered for selection in the NSW PSSA state team for participation at all School Sport Australia 12 Years & Under championships: Students must be turning between the ages of 10 and 12 in the year of competition i.e. Students turning the ages of 8, 9 and 13 in the year of competition are not eligible for NSW PSSA State selection.


Sport Safety Guidelines

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

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Basketball

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

 

PDCPSSC Selections Cricket

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

CRICKET (BOYS & GIRLS) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 29th April 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Jamison Park Cricket Nets, Jamison Rd, Penrith
Arrival Time Student registrations commence @ 8.30am
Trial Time 8:45am concluding approx 2:30pm dependent on attendees
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for CRICKET must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

School Sports Polo/Shirt and white cricket pants are to be worn - NO Representative uniform is to be worn

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

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.

Girls
Due to the small number of girls who nominate for cricket, the girls attend selections with the boys and are assessed for the Girls team.

A Boys and a Girls team will be selected with up to 10-14 students per team, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Boys & Girls Cricket Trials - Friday 29th April 2022 (Penrith)
  • MacKillop Boys Cricket Trials -  Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd September 2022 (Wagga Wagga)
  • MacKillop Girls Cricket Trials -  Thursday 1st September 2022 (Wagga Wagga)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Cricket Championships - Tuesday 31st May to 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Cricket Championships - Tuesday 31st May to 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)

To be considered for selection in the NSW PSSA state team for participation at all School Sport Australia 12 Years & Under championships: Students must be turning between the ages of 10 and 12 in the year of competition i.e. Students turning the ages of 8, 9 and 13 in the year of competition are not eligible for NSW PSSA State selection. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Sport 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

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Diving

 

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are currently CLOSED and will be available in 2022.

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

For the selection in the MacKillop Diving team to compete at the NSWPSSA Championships, an expression of interest form must be completed online via Catholic Schools NSW Sport website, click on the REGISTER button below. If you do not have a CSNSW Sport account on this website you will need to create one.

Date 4th April 2022
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 TBC

Notes About Selections

Students born 2009 - 2014 with diving experience may nominate for selection in the MacKillop Dive Team to compete at the 2022 NSW PSSA Diving Championships. MacKillop does not hold diving selections for team selection.

3 students per division for will be selected based on experience, achievement and coach's recommendations in their nomination. Successful students will be notified via email and progressed through the system on the website.

Divisions

  • Springboard - 8 Years, 9 Years, 10 Years, 11 Years, 12/13 Years - Boys, Girls
  • Platform - Open - Boys, Girls

Students wishing to be considered for selection must submit a nomination form which will be available in 2022. 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.


Sport Safety Guidelines

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

SelectionsSoccer

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

FOOTBALL (SOCCER) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 15th March 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Bernie Mullane Sports Complex, 
Marella Ave, Kellyville
Arrival & Trial Time (BOYS) BOYS
Arrive @ 8:10am 
Selections: 8:30am - 1:30pm (approximately)
Arrival & Trial Time (GIRLS)   GIRLS
Arrive @ 1:45pm
Selections: 2:00pm - 3:30pm (approximately)
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for FOOTBALL must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

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

Shinpads are mandatory for students to participate.

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

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

A Boys and a Girls team will be selected with up to 12 students per team, who will represent Parramatta at the MacKillop Trial.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Football Trials - Wednesday 24th February 2021 (Kellyville)
  • MacKillop Football Trials - Friday 23rd April 2021 (Goulburn)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Football Championships - Tuesday 27th - 29th July 2021 (Griffith) 
  • NSWPSSA Girls Football Championships - Tuesday 15th - 17th June 2021 (Rooty Hill)
To be considered for selection in the NSW PSSA state team for participation at all School Sport Australia 12 Years & Under championships: Students must be turning between the ages of 10 and 12 in the year of competition i.e. Students turning the ages of 8, 9 and 13 in the year of competition are not eligible for NSW PSSA State selection.

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 (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Golf

 

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are currently CLOSED and will be available in 2022.

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

Information on how to register will be provided in 2022.

ELIGIBILITY

Any student in Years 3 - 6 at a NSW Catholic School affiliated with NSWCPS MacKillop entries are by individuals not as a team or school.

DIVISIONS

9 Hole Tournament - a participation competition. No golf link number or handicap required and suitable for beginner golfers and less experienced. (Must have some experience).

18 Hole Tournament - participants must have a golf link number and a handicap. This event is also used for selecting Polding and MacKillop teams to go to the NSW PSSA State Carnival in September.

EQUIPMENT

Each participant must provide their own equipment - clubs etc. Participants must wear their school sports shirt (and jacket). No caddies are allowed but we are always looking for volunteer walkers.

ENTRY

Entries are completed online via Catholic Schools NSW Sport website, click on the REGISTER button below. If you do not have a CSNSW Sport account on this website you will need to create one. Upon entry, an email will be sent to your principal for principal approval.

NSWCPS GOLF PATHWAY 2022 (BOYS & GIRLS) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION 

9 Hole & 18 Hole Tournament is open to any Golf player who has a Golf Australia Handicap and a Golf Link Number.

Date
Monday 1st August 2022
Venue Blackheath Golf Club
Brightlands Ave, Blackheath
Time
8:30am - 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 Catholic Schools NSW affiliated school to be eligible 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

Students must provide their own Golf Clubs.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Golf

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (light leather or synthetic boots that conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Hockey

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

HOCKEY (BOYS & GIRLS) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

  14th March 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Western Sydney University (Kingswood Campus - Hockey Fields)
O'Connell St, Kingswood
Arrival & Trial Time Boys & Girls registration @ 3:45pm - 5:15pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for HOCKEY must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

School Sports uniform is to be worn - NO Representative uniform is to be worn.

Mouth guard and shin pads are mandatory.

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A Boys and a Girls team will be selected with up to 10-14 students per team, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Hockey Trials - Monday 14th March 2022 (Kingswood)
  • MacKillop Hockey Trials - Friday 6th May 2021 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Hockey Championships - Tuesday 31st May - 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Hockey Championships - Tuesday 31st May - 3rd June 2022 (Tamworth)

To be considered for selection in the NSW PSSA state team for participation at all School Sport Australia 12 Years & Under championships: Students must be turning between the ages of 10 and 12 in the year of competition i.e. Students turning the ages of 8, 9 and 13 in the year of competition are not eligible for NSW PSSA State selection.


Sport Safety Guidelines

Mouth guard and shin pads are mandatory for students to participate at the Parramatta Hockey trial.

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Hockey.

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Netball

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

NETBALL TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 7st March 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Hawkesbury Stadium YMCA
16 Stewart St, South Windsor
Arrival & Trial Time Registration @ 11:40am and concludes @3:30pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost $10.00
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for NETBALL must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

School Sports uniform is to be worn - NO Representative uniform is to be worn.

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A team will be selected with up to 10 students, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Netball Trials - Monday 7th March 2022 (Windsor)
  • MacKillop Netball Trials - Friday 6th May 2022 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Netball Championships - Monday 25th – 27th 2022 (Menai)

Sport Safety Guidelines

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

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Netball.

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Rugby League

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 9th March 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue The Ponds Synthetic Field (St Patrick's JRLC)
Fyfe Rd, Kellyville Ridge
Arrival & Trial Time (U11 Years) 11 Years & under (born in 2011 & 2012)
Arrive @ 8:30am
Selections: 9:00am – 12:30pm (approximate)
 Arrival & Trial Time (U12 Years)

12 Years & under (born in 2010 to 2011)
Arrive @ 12:15pm
Selections: 12:45pm – 3:45pm (approximate)

No 13 year old permitted and observance of the 2 year window

Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for RUGBY LEAGUE must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

Nominated numbered club jersey is to be worn.

Mouth guards are compulsory and head gear is encouraged to be worn to protect the ears and head.

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A team will be selected between 14 - 17 students, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Rugby League 11 & under & 12 & under Trials - Wednesday 9th March 2022 (The Ponds)
  • MacKillop Rugby League U11's & U12's Trials - Friday 6th May 2022 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Rugby League U11 Years Championships - Tuesday 7th – 9th June 2022 (Parkes)
  • NSWPSSA Rugby League U12 Years Championships - Tuesday 21st - 23rd June 2021 (Kiama)

Sport 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

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

 

PDCPSSC Selections Rugby Union

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

RUGBY UNION TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY - Students born in 2010 & 2011 can participate.

Please note 2012 & 2009 students cannot trial for Diocese or MacKillop as NO students who 10 and 13 year old students are permitted.

Students must meet the Minimum/Maximum Height & Weight Restrictions to trial. 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.

Date 27th April 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Kingsdene Oval
Felton Rd, Carlingford
Arrival & Trial Time Registration @ 12:00pm and concludes at 3:30pm (dependent on numbers)
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for RUGBY UNION must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

Mouth guards are mandatory and appropriate footwear must be worn.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY - Students born in 2010 & 2011 can participate.

Please note 2012 & 2009 students cannot trial for Diocese or MacKillop as NO students who 10 and 13 year old students are permitted.

Students must meet the Minimum/Maximum Height & Weight Restrictions to trial. 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 important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A team will be selected between 20 - 22 students, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Rugby Union Trials - Wednesday 27th April 2022 (Carlingford)
  • NSWCPS MacKillop Rugby Union Trials - Sunday 26th June & Monday 27th June 2022 (Forbes)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Rugby Union Championships - Tuesday 23rd - 25th August 2022 (Mudgee)

Sport 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

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Softball

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

SOFTBALL TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 4th May 2022 (dependent on COVID restrictions & venue availability)
Venue Cumberland/Nepean Softball Complex
50 Stanhope Parkway, Stanhope Gardens
Arrival & Trial Time Student registrations commence @ 3:40pm concluding at 5:30pm
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’ Expression of Interest’has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for SOFTBALL must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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

All fielders must wear a glove and shin pads are recommended for close infield players. 

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A team will be selected with up to 12 students, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Softball Trials - Wednesday 4th May 2022 (Stanhope Gardens)
  • MacKillop Softball Trials - Thursday 9th June 2022 (Canberra)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Softball Championships - Wednesday 30th August – 1st September 2022 (Mudgee)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Softball Championships - Wednesday 30th August – 1st September 2022 (Camden) 

Sport 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

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

PDCPSSC Selections Tennis

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

(Students in Year 4 may nominate for Tennis if the play competitive tennis)

TENNIS (Boys & Girls) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date  4th February 2022 (dependent on COVID venue availability)
Venue  Nepean Tennis - Woodriff Gardens
 2260 Castlereagh Rd, Penrith
Arrival & Trial Time (BOYS)

 BOYS - Registration commences at 9:10am                                                                                         Trial starts @ 9:30am - 2pm /2:30pm (approximately), this is dependent on the number of attendees

 Arrival & Trial Time (GIRLS)  GIRLS - Registration commences at 10.10am                                                                                         Trial starts @ 10:30am - 2pm (approximately), this is dependent on the number of attendees
Cost  $10
 Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’Expression of Interest’has been approved by  your school principal.
Closing date  Registration for TENNIS must be completed by Tuesday 1st February 2022.
 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

Students trialling for tennis must have experience playing in full court regular competition and be able to score and self- umpire competently.

Regulation (yellow) tennis balls will be used (no low compression red, green or orange balls will be used).

It is important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

A Boys & Girls team will be selected with up to 4 students in each team, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Tennis Trials - Friday 4th February 2022 (Penrith)
  • MacKillop Tennis Trials - Friday 25th February 2022 (Wollongong)
  • NSWPSSA Tennis Championships - Tuesday 3rd – 6th May 2022 (Rockdale)

Sport Safety Guidelines

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

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Tennis

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

PDCPSSC Selections Touch

Information and registration process

2022 Nominations are now OPEN - REGISTER

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet for Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.

(Students in Year 4 may nominate for Touch who play representative touch)

TOUCH FOOTBALL (BOYS & GIRLS) TEAM SPORT TRIALS INFORMATION (FOR APPROVED STUDENTS ONLY)

Date 16th February 2022 (dependent on COVID venue availability)
Venue The Kingsway Touch Fields
The Kingsway, St Marys
Arrival Time Student registrations commence @ 3:40am
Trial Time 4:00pm concluding approx 5:45pm (dependent on the number of entries)
Cost $10
Please pay your school upon the confirmation that your’Expression of Interest’ has been approved by your school principal.
Closing date Registration for TOUCH FOOTBALL must be completed by Monday 7th February 2022.
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 important to note that these trials are generally for those students that MUST demonstrate an ABOVE AVERAGE ability, HIGH LEVEL OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT or in particular sports demonstrate REPRESENTATIVE playing experience in their nominated sport. In most sports, students should have experience playing regular competition outside of school. 

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 2022 be invited to attend.

Students must attend the selection trials to be eligible for selection.

Any APPROVED 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.

Selections will be made on performance at the trial.

Selectors will be appointed based on their experience and background in a particular sport.

A Boys and a Girls team will be selected with up to 10-12 students per team, who will represent Parramatta Diocese.

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

  • Parramatta Diocesan Touch Football Trials - Wednesay 16th February 2022 (St Marys)
  • MacKillop Touch Football Trials - Friday 18th March 2022 (St Marys)
  • NSWPSSA Boys Touch Football Championships - Tuesday 16th May - 18th May 2022 (Tuggerah)
  • NSWPSSA Girls Touch Football Championships - Tuesday 16th May - 18th May 2022 (Tuggerah)

Sport Safety Guidelines

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

Refer to Sport Safety guidelines for Touch Football

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle and appropriate footwear (conform to the laws of the game) 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).

 

Trials Information for Parents

The 2022 Representative Sport Trials Parent Information sheet of Years 5 and 6 students in 2022 is available.


PDCPSSC Code of Conduct

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