Senior School Sport

Sport is an integral part of life at Fairholme with the emphasis being on enjoyment, participation and sport etiquette. A wide variety of sporting activities are offered in both competitive and non-competitive environments.

AFL

Annual competitions include:

  • Girls’ Tribal Cup - Term 2 TSSS

Athletics

See Fairholme Athletics Club 

Basketball

Fairholme plays Association Basketball in terms 2 and 3 and TSSS on a Friday night in term 1.

Annual events include:

  • TSSS Interschool Basketball
  • Armstrong Automotive Group Cup Basketball Challenge
  • Champion Basketball School of Queensland

Chess

Teams and individuals have opportunity to compete.

Annual events include:

  • Toowoomba Schools Chess Tournament

Cricket

Representative pathways through Darling Downs School Sport.

Cross Country

Fairholme has 12 Darling Downs Representatives, one Queensland Representative and a current National Champion. In 2017 Fairholme were TSSS Champions; winning 5 of the 6 age groups, Queensland All Schools Team Relay Championship; winning medals in all five age groups contested.

Annual events include:

  • Fairholme Interhouse Cross Country Carnival
  • Toowoomba Secondary School Sport Cross Country Championships
  • St Aidan’s College meet - Brisbane
  • St Hilda’s College meet - Yatala
  • Darling Downs Regional Trials
  • Queensland All Schools Relay
  • Queensland All Schools Individual Championships

Equestrian

See Equestrian details 

Football

Fairholme has two Association teams.

Fairholme plays in the Football South West Queensland competition:

  • Red Lions Cup
  • UHL Sport Cup
  • TSSS competition - Term 1

Futsal

Fairholme plays in an interschool Toowoomba competition in Term 1 and 4.

Annual events include:

  • South West School Futsal Titles
  • TSSS competition - Term 2
  • South West Interschool - Term 4
  • Chantelle Cramb Cup

Hockey

Fairholme has one Association Team – School Club link with Norths’ Hockey Club.

Annual events include:

  • TSSS competition - Term 1
  • Darling Downs Schools Cup

Netball

Fairholme has 28 Association Teams, ten team grand-finalists, with seven Darling Downs Representatives.

Annual events include:

  • Andrews Cup
  • Laura Geitz Shield Competition
  • Junior Vicki Wilson Cup
  • TSSS competition - Term 1 & 2
  • Senior Vicki Wilson Cup
  • Toowoomba Netball Association club competition - Term 1, 2 and 3

Orienteering

Fairholme in 2016 had four Darling Downs Representatives and three Queensland Representative. Fairholme was also Queensland Schools Interschool Champions for 2016.

Annual events include:

  • State Orienteering

Royal Life Saving

Clinics are conducted by our Aquatic Centre staff. Fairholme were winners of 8 medals at the State Championships in 2017.

Annual events include:

  • Royal Life Saving Schools Championships

Rugby Union 7’s

Introduced in 2017 with 3 teams from years 7 to 12

Competitions at this stage:

  • South West Sevens - weekly all of Term 4
  • Scots PGC College Carnival - weekend in Term 4

Skiing

Fairholme offers a Year 12 Ski Trip to Perisher Blue annually.

Softball

Fairholme provides players to local Association Softball.

Annual events include:

  • Golden Glove Cup

Swimming

Fairholme Aquatics Swim Club is one of the largest and strongest on the Darling Downs and Queensland. A qualified full time swimming coach is responsible for coordinating squads and swimming lessons catering for all ages and levels of ability. Swimmers from this club participate in many competitions including the Australian Schools Swimming Championships and the National Age Swimming Championships. As a College, we have 16 Darling Downs Representatives, one Queensland Representative, and one National Champion. From Years 7 to 12, girls have the opportunity to be part of Fairholme FLAMES squad, designed specifically for students who have demonstrated a commitment to the sport of swimming. For more information on swimming at Fairholme College, see the Fairholme Aquatic Centre 

Annual events include:

  • Fairholme Middle and Senior Interhouse Swim Carnival
  • Fairholme vs Clayfield College Swim Meet
  • Toowoomba Secondary Schools ‘A’ Schools Swim Championships
  • Darling Downs Secondary Swim Trials
  • Queensland Secondary Schools Swim Championships

Tennis

Members of the Fairholme Tennis Club, under the guidance of a full time fully qualified coach, compete in regional, state and national competitions. Lessons are conducted for all ages and ability levels. Fairholme has three Darling Downs Representatives.

Annual events include:

  • Knowles Tennis Cup
  • Sacre Coeur Tennis Tournament
  • Queensland Secondary Schools Cup

Touch Football

Fairholme has six Association Teams including 2016 Premiers in A Grade and six Darling Downs Representatives.

Annual events include:

  • Queensland All Schools Tournament
  • All Hallows’ Tournament
  • Swans SWQ Secondary All Schools Tournament
  • TSSS Competition

Triathlon

Fairholme has 12 Darling Downs Representatives. Triathlon training is offered throughout the year with highly qualified coaches.

Volleyball

Fairholme has supplied several Association Teams, teams to Queensland Schools Cup teams, and one Darling Downs Representative.

Annual events include:

  • TSSS competition - Term 2
  • Toowoomba Volleyball Association competition - All year
  • Darling Downs Schools Cup
  • Queensland Senior Schools Cup

Waterpolo

Fairholme has two Association Teams.

Annual events include:

  • Queensland Secondary Schools State Championships
  • Toowoomba Waterpolo Association competition - Term 1 and 4

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