U16s Girls Lancashire Cup Football

On Tuesday 3rd December, Unity College U16s (year 10 and 11s) participated in a Lancashire Cup football game against Our Lady and St John, Blackburn.  Unity won 4-0 and all girls played extremely well together.  Sophie Riley scored 2 goals, one from a corner and one from open play and Jaiden Hutchinson and Nellie Roberts also score 1 a piece.  Kaitlyn Gallery played extremely well and got players player of the match.  Demi-Lee Guest did fantastic in goal and managed to save some amazing shots on target.  Each player who participated in the game gave 100%.  Well done girls.  The
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SEMI FINAL SPOT FOR U15 RUGBY

The U15 Lancashire Bowl quarter final saw Unity College face off against St Margeret’s Academy. The visiting Liverpool team had won the previous two meetings between the schools, with Unity needing to be at their best in order to compete.  Unity started strongly, with Daniel Maymond scoring in the corner after some early pressure, before adding a second between the posts shortly after. From here, Unity grew in confidence and through good supporting runs saw Matas Zalieckas add a try of his own.  The game continued to be a hard fought battle in the middle of the pitch, with Unity
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YEAR 7 RUGBY CONTINUE TO PROGRESS

Unity hosted their first year 7 event of the year, following the team’s visits to Preston Grasshoppers and Blackburn Central. The day saw teams from Blessed Trinity, Shuttleworth and Sir John Thursby attend, with Burnley Rugby coaches leading the event.  Unity College had 26 boys involved throughout the afternoon across two teams, with other regular attendees of training unavailable for the event. Numbers at training so far have been exceptional, with a strong base to develop over the coming years.  Over the afternoon the boys played a combination of touch and contact rugby, to ensure that all teams were able
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U14s Football Match Report Unity College v OLQP 5th November 2019

Fantastic 9-2 victory to the U14 Girls Football Team Congratulations to the U14 Girls Football Team who won 9-2 against Our Lady Queen of Peace, Skelmersdale. Picture Top Row: Poppy O’Brien, Olivia Ainsworth-McCoskery, Charlie Astin, Keira Grennan, Frankie-Leigh Forest, Jayde Williams-Bennett, Abby Lawless and Ella Anderson Picture Bottom Row: Jaden Hutchinson, Emily Sunter, Madison Larnach and Megan Rodriguez Match Report Unity College V Our Lady Queen of Peace written by Madison Larnach First Round of the U14s Girls Football Lancashire Cup We started off the match by our Captain Emily Sunter winning kick off. Within the first couple of minutes,
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UNITY U14’s SEASON ENDING SEVENS

In the final rugby event of the season, Unity College’s Under 14 rugby team took part in a friendly sevens competition. The competition involved two Unity teams, two teams from Darwen Vale and a team apiece from St Augustine’s and Blessed Trinity.    Games were all played to an excellent standard, with a high quality of rugby and athleticism shown by all teams. Players from all sides demonstrated a fantastic understanding of the core values of rugby and competed in a friendly and sportsmanlike manner. Each game was evenly matched and showcased how far the year group have come since
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Burnley Schools Rounders Tournament

The year 8 girls rounders team ( new year 9) won the Burnley Schools rounders tournament, being unbeaten by all other teams. The girls played extremely well and showed a massive amount of unity to gain the title of Burnley Champions. Well done ladies. In the photo from left to right… Maddison Larnach,  Abby Lawless, Abbie-Leigh McIvor, Eve Waters, Pascha Hartley, Kiera Brennan, Jessica Ozel and Leoni Lacey- Lucy Law missing from the photo as she hadn’t done her hair and make up)
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Orienteering Score Event

We had 8 participants that took part in an Orienteering score event held in Towneley Park. The winners of the event would go through to represent the area in the Lancashire games. In team A we had Katie Marsden and Ellie Bennett. Team B was Emma Holt and Amelia – Rae Stewert. Team C was Luke Smith and Josh Sanders. Team D was Ryan Rea and Liam Simpson. For some of them it was their first Orienteering event and others had very little coaching prior to the event. The whole team were outstanding and took 2nd place. The highest score
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Table Tennis Lancashire School Games Finals

  Our U13 girls team represented Burnley in the Lancashire School Games Table Tennis competition at Garstang High school on Wednesday 8th May. The team was made up of Abby Lawless, Kiera Porter, Eve Waters and Jessica Ball. In order to reach the finals the girls won their regional competition beating Blessed Trinity and Sir John Thursby.  In the final the girls competed against 9 other schools who had all won their regional competitions. The standard of table tennis on the day was extremely high and the girls competed very well considering they are relatively new to the sport. Their
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Year 7 Cup Winners 2019

It was a very equal game to begin with Unity and Blessed Trinity both playing nervously until Unity manged to score half way through the first half. Archie Mcivor managed to get his head onto the ball and direct it into the net from a lovely corner. This gave Unity a lot of confidence and they started to push having numerous attempts stopped by the Blessed Keeper.  However, Blessed Trinity started to come back into the game more and a ball over the top wasn’t dealt with properly and Blessed punished Unity to make it 1-1. This gave Blessed Trinity
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Year 9 Cup Winners 2019

  The Year 9 Cup Final was contested between Unity and Blessed Trinity on Thursday 2nd May at Thomas Whitham Sixth Form. Both teams know each other well as they make up the majority of the squad from the Burnley U14 town team. Both managers knew the game would be extremely tight based on previous contests between the two sides. The match was a very tense affair with both teams having a lot of possession and creating a number of goal scoring opportunities in each half. Blessed Trinity took a 1-0 lead after a defensive mix up between the Unity defense
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