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“Team first” attitude makes team first – again

Trinity’s run as the number one CAS track and field school now extends from 2016 and counting after another top-of-the-table performance in which Summer Hill students broke four CAS records. But it wasn’t just mighty individual achievement that won the day. Leaders cited a “team first mentality” and countless stories of sacrifice as key factors [...]

The day time stood still for one proud Trinitarian

Old brigade joins new for marching band’s 70th anniversary. Greg Allardice wound the clock back more than half a century, and for a moment time stood still. Drumsticks in hand, the spry 72-year-old was back on the quad where he first performed with the Trinity marching band in Junior School. This time he was playing [...]

Suli Niulala: a gentle man of God

Trinity mourns “universally loved” teacher Junior School teacher Suli Niulala has been remembered as a humble, kind, strong, and wise man whose defining characteristic was his faith in God. The Trinity flag is flying at half-mast this week in honour of Mr Niulala, who died in hospital on Sunday from liver cancer. “Mr Niulala was [...]

Australian Rugby Champs

Three Trinity students have become national rugby champions, helping the NSW Waratahs to victory in the final of the Australian under 16 championships. M.Meagher (10Hi), S.Niulala (11St) and D.Christodoulou (11Mu) were part of the team that defeated the Queensland Reds 40-10 in the final. Director of Rugby Mick Snowden described it as a “fantastic achievement”. [...]

The legacy of Arthur Holt

Most Trinity students will step through the doors of the Arthur Holt Library hundreds – if not thousands – of times. It’s easy to forget that the name of the library honours a man who enjoyed a quintessential Trinity experience at a time when state-of-the-art facilities were harder to come by, and dedicated much of [...]

New life for Bishop Chambers House

From hospital to exam centre It was a hospital and a nursing home before becoming Trinity’s boarding house. Now Bishop Chambers House has begun its latest incarnation - as a dedicated examinations centre. The specially refurbished building had its full initiation during the Year 12 trial exams for both the HSC and the IB Diploma [...]

Cool head wins Comm Games medal for Sam

Sam Fricker managed to control his passionate, competitive nature and secure a coveted bronze medal with a high-stakes final dive at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 20-year-old Trinitarian admits he can become super excited in the heat of battle, and he was quick to praise his synchronised diving partner, the “super chilled” Chinese-born Australian [...]

Ollie grabs gold in a race for the ages

Ollie Hoare ran the race of his life to win the 1500m gold medal in Commonwealth Games record time, then dedicated his stirring achievement to his grandfather, who died last week. The 25-year-old Trinitarian ran down not one but two world champions in the final straight, lunging to victory in the last couple of strides. [...]

Ollie wins Comm Games 1500m heat – Fastest qualifier for final

Ollie Hoare was in sparkling form as he won his heat and secured a spot as the fastest qualifier for the Commonwealth Games 1500m final. The 25-year-old Trinitarian has a point to prove after missing out on a finals berth in the just-completed world championships in Oregon. He was all business as he quickly established [...]

Comm Games final for Rohan – Sixth place but oh so close to a medal

Rohan Browning has made his mark on the world stage, reaching the Commonwealth Games final in Birmingham only to finish sixth, just six hundredths of a second outside a medal. The 24-year-old Trinitarian finished a smart second in his semi-final behind defending champion Akani Simbini of South Africa, booking his place as the first Australian [...]