St Stithians College to host 35th Sports Festival

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NewsGStStithians School of Rugby | St Stithians College to host 35th Sports Festival - School of RugbySt Stithians College is delighted to host its 35th Sports Festival beginning over the Easter weekend. The Saints Sports Festival is a highlight in the school's calendar, and it is a celebration of sport, friendly competition, and all that these bring.

Many of you know this festival as the Easter Sports Festival. Due to the addition of the Prep schools' festival St Stithians now refers to it is as the Saints Sports Festival to include both the Prep and College festivals. Once again, the headline sponsor is Standard Bank.

The College festival takes place over the Easter weekend and begins on Wednesday 28 March 2018. #SaintsFest2018 takes place on the 28 March, 29 March, 31 March, and 2 April 2018 at St Stithians College. Thousands of young athletes will compete in cross country, football, hockey, netball, squash, tennis, and rugby in an exciting four days of sport.

The Prep schools' festival will take place from 5 – 7 April 2018, this is a change from last year where the event took place before the College festival. Prep festival participants will play rugby, netball, and tennis.

The festival promises great entertainment, exciting sport, and tasty food from a range of vendors. There will be a children's play area, a youth chill area, a hospitality tent for over 18s, as well as a large Standard Bank - Saints Supporters' marquee. Vendors include, but are not limited to Spur, Amici Pizzeria, Cupped Coffee, House of Crepes, Paquito’s Treatery, Blendid, Tapped Event Services, and Bubbles Galore.

Tickets go on sale on 15 February 2018 and will be available from St Stithians College or at the gate on #SaintsFest2018 days. They cost R40.

St Stithians College thanks its generous event sponsors. Namely, headline sponsor Standard Bank, along with Amici Pizzeria; City Lodge Hotel Group; Mercedes Benz, Bryanston; Sodexo; and Spur.

For more information on St Stithians College, visit www.stithian.com 

The Rugby fixtures: 

Thursday, 29 March 2018

09:45 - Rondebosch Boys' High vs Parktown Boys' High
11:00 - Graeme College vs Clifton
12:15 - Diocesan College vs Grey High School
13:30 - St Stithians College vs Kingswood College
14:45 - St Andrew's College vs Michaelhouse
16:00 - Maritzburg College vs SACS 

Saturday, 31 March 2018

09:45 - Graeme College vs Parktown Boys' High
11:00 - St Andrew's College vs Clifton
12:15 - Rondebosch Boys' High vs Kingswood College
13:30 - Grey High School vs Maritzburg College
14:45 - SACS vs Michaelhouse
16:30 - St Stithians College vs Diocesan College

Monday, 2 April 2018

08:45 - Graeme College vs Northcliff 
10:00 - Rondebosch Boys' High vs Maritzburg College
11:15 - Grey High School vs Parktown Boys' High 
12:30 - St Stithians College vs Clifton
13:45 - Kingswood College vs SACS
15:00 - Diocesan College vs Michaelhouse