For the second consecutive year, the Newington 4 x 100m Medley Relay team has broken a GPS record in the first event of the 2019 GPS swimming calendar. The event is contested each year at the Sydney Boys High School Swimming Carnival at Des Renford Aquatic Centre in Maroubra. Lachlan Sheehy (12/JN) (Backstroke), Charles Dillon (11/FL) (Breaststroke), Christopher Mina (10/PR) (Butterfly) and Karl Kovarik (10/LE) (Freestyle) touched out St Ignatius’ by a very small margin and recorded a time of 4min 09.30sec.
Rohan Wood (12/PR) was selected and played for New South Wales in the Under 18s National Baseball Championships from 11-20 January at the Olympic Baseball Centre in Blacktown. As a pitcher, Rohan pitched out 7 innings of the Semi-Final against Victoria, leading NSW to victory 6 runs to 5. He had an impressive batting average of 0.33 over the championship.