Thursday Sport

Parramatta Diocese has their own weekly inter-school sports competition which runs on Thursdays

In 2024, we offer 2 competitions across our schools, with a total of 24 schools involved each Thursday.

Competition 1

This is a boys school competition involving:

  • Parramatta Marist High, Westmead
  • Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown
  • St Dominics College, Kingswood
  • St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills
  • St Pauls Catholic College, Greystanes.

Sports offered are as follows for Competition 1 are:

  • Season 1 - Basketball and Cricket
  • Season 2 - Football and Rugby League
  • Season 3 - AFL and Touch Football.

Competition 2

This is a boys and girls school competition with a Year 7/8, Year 9/10 and Year 11/12 division for:

  • Bede Polding College, South Windsor
  • Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park
  • Catherine McAuley, Westmead
  • Delany College, Granville
  • Emmaus Catholic College, Erskine Park
  • Gilroy Catholic College, Castle Hill
  • Marian Catholic College, Kenthurst
  • Maronite College of the Holy Family, Harris Park
  • Nagle College, Blacktown
  • Penola Catholic College, Emu Plains
  • Santa Sophia Catholic College, Box Hill
  • St Agnes Catholic High School, Rooty Hill
  • St Andrews College, Marayong
  • St Clares Catholic High School, Hassell Grove
  • St Columba's Catholic College, Springwood, Rooty Hill
  • St John Paul II College, Schofields
  • St Lukes Catholic College, Marsden Park
  • St Patricks Marist College, Dundas
  • Xavier College, Llandilo.

Sports offered are as follows for Competition 2:

  • Season 1 - OzTag, Volleyball and Boys Basketball
  • Season 2 - Football and Rugby League, Girls Netball and Ultimate Frisbee
  • Season 3 - Cricket, Touch Football, and Girls Basketball.



We offer 3 seasons of sport in the year with each season running for 10-12 weeks.

There is no specific start date for Season 2 or 3. To allow for varying weather conditions flexibility has been built into the school calendar for Thursday sport. Refer to the PDSSSC Calendar for specific dates.


Season 1



Season 2



Season 3




Participating Schools

The following schools participate in the PDSSSC Thursday Competition throughout 2024.

School Location
Bede Polding College South Windsor
Caroline Chisholm College Glenmore Park
Catherine McAuley Westmead
Delany College Granville
Emmaus Catholic College Erskine Park
Gilroy Catholic College Castle Hill
Marian Catholic College Kenthurst
Maronite College of the Holy Family Harris Park
Nagle College Blacktown 
Parramatta Marist High Westmead
Patrician Brothers College Blacktown
Penola Catholic College Emu Plains
Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill
St Agnes Catholic High School Rooty Hill
St Andrews College Marayong
St Clares Catholic High School
Hassal Grove
St Columba's Catholic College Springwood
St Dominics College Kingswood
St Gregory's College Gregory Hills
St John Paul II College Schofields
St Lukes Catholic College Marsden Park
St Patricks Marist College Dundas
St Pauls Catholic College Greystanes
Xavier College Llandilo


Division Year Groups
Junior Division Year 7 and 8 students only
Intermediate Division Year 9 and 10 students only
Senior Division  Year 11 and 12 students
Open Division Year 7 to 10 students only
Some sports and competition have variations to the above divisions.             

Game Times

Start Time 1.00pm
Forfeit 5 minutes after the advertised start time. The game should still be played (shortened in time) and the PDSSSC will decide.
Conclude Varies according to competition and sport being played

Point Score System

Win 3 points
Draw 2 points
Loss 1 point
Bye 0 points
Forfeit 0 points
Washout 2 points each team


Thursday Competition Guidelines