Sporting tour news cont ….

A thousand apologies for the lack of sporting tour posts!  We have been a number of days without either an Internet connection or in the case of London, no time to access one :((  But you will be pleased to know that we haven’t dropped off the face of the earth and are all still alive, healthy and having a wonderful time!!

Have a look at each daily page and we’ll try to fill in some of the blanks.  We promise to keep you better informed over our days in Italy …

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Sporting tour news …

After an exciting and tiring trip we’ve emerged from England’s fog and have packed in lots of adventures already. We’ve seen soccer in Wigan where the home team went down to Fulham despite the support of our face painted girls; we’ve discovered the shopping in Manchester; we’ve had a great time with our host school/families from Bradford Grammar (who were too good for us in all 3 games unfortunately), we’ve had adrenaline rushes in the beautiful grounds of Alton Towers in the rain and we’ve met our new friends from Newcastle under Lyme. Hopefully we will have better luck in our games tomorrow …

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Welcome to the 2012 Mater Maria European Tour

Welcome to the 2012 Mater Maria Catholic College European Cultural and Sporting Tour. This will be the eighth time Mater Maria Catholic College has sent a cultural and/or sporting team to Europe to experience the historical, literary, sporting and everyday culture of Scotland, England, Wales and Italy. This is the College’s largest group of students to travel and they have an incredible opportunity to visit some major European cities, visit host schools and of course, the visit to Vatican City should prove one of the major highlights of this tour.

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