Under 16’s Rugby Semi Final

Unity’s Under 16 team traveled to St Augustine’s for their Lancashire Bowl semi-final match. In cold and wet conditions, Unity started against the wind having to defend against some fantastic St Augustine’s kicking, with full back Jonathan Sunter able to deal comfortably with all threats. This allowed Unity to demonstrate their attacking potential, with Roshane Hemmings crossing under the posts for a fantastic solo try which was converted by Adam Broxton. Josh Bailey-Tattersall then completed a driving run with an inch-perfect pass for Josh Waddington to score in the corner. St Augustine’s responded strongly however, slowly working their way up the pitch
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U16 Rugby Lancashire Bowl Quarter Final

The U16 rugby squad travelled to QEGS for their Lancashire Bowl quarter final. Unity raced ahead into an early lead, with tries from Logan Murray, Kaie Jolly, Jaden-Haworth Franklin, Charlie Ball and Roshane Hemmings. Roshane was also able to add a conversion to take the score to 29-0.    Not to be outdone, QEGS responded with four converted tries of their own to leave the score at 29-28 in Unity’s favour. After a tense second half, late tries from Josh Waddington and Charlie Ball, along with a conversation apiece from Adam Broxton and Roshane Hemmings, saw the game finish 41-28
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Year 7 Rugby Tournament

The year 7 rugby boys competed in their first tournament on Thursday 15th November at Burnley Rugby club. They played a round robin format against Clitheroe Grammar, All Saints, Blessed Trinity, Sir John Thursby and Shuttleworth.    The boys were unbeaten throughout the entire tournament, winning four and drawing one, with seven different try scorers. Every player put in an outstanding performance, with key attacking praise for Thomas Ashworth and Macaulay Houghton, scoring four and three tries respectively. Solid tackling from Gabriel Metcalf, Archie McIvor and Patrick Horan saw Unity concede only 4 tries throughout the day.    The college
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Under 14’s Lancashire Cup

Under 14’s Lancashire Cup rugby game against Maricourt After early pressure from Unity, the deadlock was broken by a try from debutant winger Daniel Maymond, before adding his second after sprinting the entire length of the pitch. Unity then withstood a large amount of pressure from the away team, with both forwards and backs demonstrating fearless tackles and commitment for their team mates. Thomas Wooller was then able to touch down between the posts, allowing Ben Uttley to score the conversion. Maricourt fought back however, securing their own try just before half time. In the second half, another blistering run
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Athletics

Unity College Whitewash Unity College took all the accolades at the Burnley Schools year 7 and 8 athletics event. Unity dominated, with both teams; year 8s and year 7s winning both events. This means that both year 7 teams will progress to represent Burnley at the Lancashire School Games in Blackpool later in the term. Pupils came together to encourage each other through the field and track events and were a credit to the school both in terms of quality and attitude. The Unity College PE teachers were all extremely proud of all of their athletes.    
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Unity College Sporting Success 2017

Year 7 girls netball team, participated in the Burnley High Schools Tournament competing against Shuttleworth, Hameldon, Burnley High School, Sir John Thursby and Blessed Trinity. Both teams did exceptionally well, group 1, took first place, and group 2 took seconds place. A great start to the netball fixtures ladies. Unity College netball teams from year 7 & 8 took part in a large netball tournament held at Thomas Whitham Sixth Form. This was a successful afternoon where over 100 students from across Yorkshire, Pendle, Burnley and Blackburn participated in the event. U13’s girls Football team competed in the Premier League
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Football Winners!

Girls u12 Football team played Ormskirk School last Friday, winning 2-1. Megan Rodriguez secured 2 goals overall, one in the first half and another in the second half of the game. The girls U12 will now go through to the second round of the Lancashire Cup. The teams Goalkeeper, Isobel Halton obtained the player of the match. A fantastic result ladies! Picture from your left to right on back row; Charlie Candland, Ella Devers, Madison Larnach, Front row left to right; Leah Rowley, Isobel Halton and Megan Rodriguez.
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Unity College PE Kit

Following concerns from parents please be advised that the official authorised Unity College PE kit is readily available from local suppliers. Parents should only buy the official authorised PE kit as shown above. It is parents’ responsibility to ensure the correct style of uniform and PE kit is purchased. PE kit that does not match the official authorised PE kit may not be allowed and retailers may be unwilling to accept returns. If you are in any doubt about the style of the official PE kit please contact college where a sample is available to view.
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Year 10 Handball Final

Last week the Year 10 Handball Team competed in the North West Handball finals. They were representing Lancashire at the Under 15 boys category. All the best teams from other NW counties were there and the standard of handball was extremely high. The boys won their group stage and then went all the way to the final were they lost by one goal. They were the only undefeated team in the whole competition until they lost in the final.  Well done team! Photo left to right: Top row- James Littlefair, James Catlow, Lewis Hughes, Ben Larnach, Luke Westall, Ben Beck Bottom
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