Sporting achievements

Stirling has a long, proud history of sporting achievements in many sporting codes. 14 students achieved at a national level in sport in 2017:

Rebecca Ansell - SA U17 Water Polo

Lesley Blignaut - SA Swimming

Fransisca Darkoh - SA U18A Hockey, SA U21 Hockey squad

Krystin Ibbotson - SA Schools’ U18 Water Polo

Xanthe Ibbotson - SA U17 Water Polo

Luke Malherbe - SA Junior Surfing

Madison Malherbe - Silver Medal at SA Nipper Champs

Chloë Meecham - SA Ladies B and SA U20A Water Polo

Hannah Muller - SA Ladies B and SA U20A Water Polo

Vuyo Nkasawe - SA Karate

Uluthandolwethu Ntshweni - SA Karate

Tara Schwulst - SA Laser-Run and SA Triathle

Storm Siebert - SA U17B Water Polo

Tayla-Jade van Huyssteen - SA Senior Synchronised Swimming

National representation: In the period 1985-2017, 372 (including repeat selections) Stirling students received South African national colours or the equivalent in the following sporting codes: Adventure Racing (4), Angling (3), Athletics (3), Biathlon/Biathle (24), Bodybuilding (1), Canoeing (3), Cricket (3), Cricket Scoring (3), Diving (7), Drum Majorettes (91), Duathlon (3), Go-carting (1), Golf (4), Hockey (36), Horse Riding (15), Hydroplane (1), Karate (16), Lazer Run (2), Motor Racing (1), Netball (6), Pistol Shooting (1), Powerboating (1), Road Running (1), Rugby (1), Sailing (4), Softball (2), Squash (1), Surfing (13), Surf Lifesaving (2), Swimming (38), Synchronised Swimming (5), Tennis (14), Water Polo (45), Triathlon/Triathle (13), Waveski (4).

Provincial representation: On average, nearly 100 Stirling students are selected each year to represent their province at sport – either Border or the Eastern Cape.