Waverley College were crowned 2022 St Andrew’s Cup (SACS) Champions following a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Moriah College that ended an amazing two days of quality football action at Valentine Sports Park on Thursday.
The College boys with the coaching staff of Patrick Darvill, Donato D’Agrosa and Jack Hardwicke-Owen proved too strong for their opponents while Knox Grammar claimed the Plate following its 1-0 win over Marist North Sydney.
It was a who’s who of private schools as the likes of Marist Catholic College, St Ignatius College (Riverview), Barker College, International Grammar School, Knox Grammar, Moriah College, Waverley College, Cranbrook School, Newington College, Oakhill College, Redlands, St Andrew’s Cathedral School, Sydney Boys High, Sydney Grammar School and St Spyridon College all took part in what was a fantastic two days of school’s football action for students in Years 11 and 12.
It was a monumental tournament with the famous schools Cup running for well over 20 years.
A unique competition, schools from across the various sporting associations including GPS, CAS, ISA and MCC were all involved.
St Andrew’s Tournament School Organiser Richard Butler was delighted with how the two-day event unfolded at the ‘Home of Football’ facility in Glenwood.
“The SACS Cup is a unique event on the Sydney school football calendar, bringing together many schools which would not otherwise meet on the football field.
“Every year the spirit is great among the competitors, and it was nice to have such a strong level of participation after the disruptions of COVID and the recent wet weather.
“Congratulations to everyone involved in bringing this tournament to life these past two days.”