Rugby Academy tour Australia

Priestley students who are part of the Warrington Wolves Academy have just returned from the trip of a lifetime in Australia. Frank Sergent, a former pupil at Culcheth High School, was among those who took part in the rugby tour, which saw them compete against some of the best young players in the country. “You… Continue Reading Rugby Academy tour Australia

Regional win for footballers

Priestley College men’s footballers were crowned regional seven-a-side champions yesterday. They finished the event unbeaten with wins over St John Rigby, Blackburn and Hopwood colleges. Priestley’s women also impressed in the competition and did not lose a match either. However, they were eliminated in the group stage by points per game ration… by 0.25 points.… Continue Reading Regional win for footballers

Academy players chosen for England

Two members of Priestley’s Rugby Academy were picked to play for England’s U19s in France earlier this month.  Thomas Mckinney and Joe Bajer helped England to victory on Saturday 8th July in Saint Gaudens, winning 33-20.   For Joe, who attended Beaumont Collegiate Academy, the rugby academy – which is run in partnership with Warrington Wolves… Continue Reading Academy players chosen for England

Sports Awards 2023

Sport Priestley honoured its athletes and scholars this week at its annual awards with guest speaker Olympian Beth Tweddle. Ella Clifton-Stringer was named Sports Performer of the Year in recognition of her achievements in football, which included helping Wrexham Women’s FC earn promotion. Team of the Year was the college’s netballers whose hard work in… Continue Reading Sports Awards 2023

Ella helps team to promotion

PRIESTLEY student Ella Clifton-Stringer helped Wrexham FC’s women’s team secure promotion last month – then met the club’s owner Ryan Reynolds during a celebration on the pitch. Ella, who is part of Priestley’s Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme, played her part in Wrexham being promoted to the Welsh Premier league, playing the final match of the season… Continue Reading Ella helps team to promotion