AFL Sun Country Cup inter-regional final

Congratulations to our 2nd XVIII AFL team on winning the Inter-Regional final of the Sun Country Cup. They defeated the winners of the Goldfields Region competition, Daylesford High School, by 61 points. The BSSC Lions trailed by a point at quarter time, but outscored their opponents by fifteen goals to four after quarter time to run away with a convincing win.

2 2 14 ¼ TIME 2 3 15
7 3 45 ½ TIME 3 8 26
11 5 71 ¾ TIME 6 10 46
17 6 108 FULL TIME 6 11 47

Goals: Will Allen 4, Ash Mayo 3, Riley Matricardi 2, Nathan Leed 2, Jordan Amor 1, Jack Thompson 1, Nathan Fisher 1, Leyton Chisholm 1, Tom Nunn 1, Dylan Barber 1

Best players: Will Allen (best player medallist), Leyton Chisholm, Ash Mayo, Dylan Barber, Manny Thalasinos, Jack Thompson


Bendigo Academy of Sport volleyball trials

The Bendigo Academy of Sport will soon be conducting selection trials for the 2017-18 volleyball squad. Successful candidates will be offered a 10 month Academy Program beginning in September. Trials take place from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday 5 and 12 September. Registrations close on Friday 1 September. Athletes must be under 18 years of age as of 31/12/2017. For more information, please contact Graham Gordon at the Bendigo Academy of Sport on 5444 7700 or


Bendigo Tennis Association – summer season

The Bendigo Tennis Association (BTA) and member clubs are now recruiting interested players for the 2017/18 Summer Season of Tennis Competitions. There has never been a better time to join tennis, with the $6.4m redevelopment of the Bendigo Tennis Complex due for completion by the end of next month (September 2017).

To promote the new season, the BTA is offering all Primary and Secondary School Students a FREE trial membership, running for six weeks from 15 August – 30 September 2017. Once registered, players will be provided FREE court hire access at the Bendigo Tennis Complex, valid until 30 September, 2017.

Registration is simple and can be done directly through the Bendigo TA website (  Players will also be provided information about summer tennis and how they can get further involved.

For any enquiries, please contact Leon Retallick on 0438 395 776 or


BSSC sport Facebook group

A reminder that if you would like to keep up to date with everything that is happening in sport this year, you are welcome to join the BSSC Sport Facebook group. Just follow the link below:


SPORTS CALENDAR FOR TERM 3 & 4            

  • Thursday 31 August          Road Cycling – Victorian Schools Cycling Championships
  • Tuesday 5 September       Soccer (boys)             – SSV State Finals
  • Monday 11 September    Lacrosse – Senior Schools Competition
  • Thursday 14 September  Netball (girls) – Netball Vic Schools Championships finals
  • Tuesday 19 September    Basketball (girls) – SSV State Finals
  • Thursday 12 October       Athletics – Loddon Mallee Region Finals
  • Monday 23 October          Athletics – SSV State Finals