Great Weekend Performance by the Skulls

The Skulls had a very busy weekend of Hockey as they had 4 league matches scheduled.
CBC 4 – Kyle 0
CBC 3 – South Eastern College 1
CBC 2 – Goldridge 0
CBC 1 – Hippo Valley 1

School Spirit – Viriliter Age!

When we have a rugby match 15 of us go onto the field, but the rest of us do the work outside the field – we are the 16th player.
When we have a soccer match 11 of us are in the pitch – but we are the 12th player.
When we go into a Hockey match, 11 of us go into the pitch, but we are the 12th player
We are the supporters, we go out in numbers, in full force –

CBC Rugby Players Make Mat’land Teams

cbc bulawayo rugby 2017

A total of 19 CBC boys made it into Mat’land Rugby teams over the weekend. The teams had a great day, as all of them fought hard to win their matches whilst the individual players gave their all in order to impress the selectors for the various Mat’land teams.

CBC Media Club hosts Inaugural Inter schools festival

christian brothers college media club

Capture the moments that make life worth living, was the mantra for the first Inter-Schools Media Festival, hosted by the CBC Media Club yesterday.

A spectacular win for CBC Eagles!

Fresh from their 3-1 mid-week victory against Entumbane High School, today the CBC Eagles followed up with a spectacular 10 – 1 victory at home with the visitors (Masiyephambili College) only managing a single penalty goal.
From the onset the Eagles defence was solid with our centre back Mbonge Moyo opening the scoring charts with a well worked goal. There was good cohesion between our two forward players with Rodney Nyadza coming out with a hatrick and Oscar Nyoni having 2 goals to his name.

CBC Family mourns Old boy Adrian Manyathela

adrian Manyathela

CBC has learnt with great sadness of the news of the passing away of old boy, Adrian Manyathela, who died in Ukraine.
Adrian Manyathela “Manello” left CBC in 2015 after completing his ‘A’ levels in Sciences. He then proceeded to Ukraine for his tertiary studies at Cherkasy University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Business Trade and Exchange Activities.

CBC Rugby vs Milton results

cbc bulawayo rugby 2017

CBC Hornets 26 vs Milton Elephants 22

Men of Men 12 vs Milton 2nds 3

CBC U16s 22 vs Milton U16s 0

Five CBC Rugby players selected for U16 rugby tour to Ireland

christian brothers college rugby tour

While the CBC U15s, U16s, U17s Rugby teams were on tour at Grootvlei in Pretoria, 5 of their U16 players were selected into the team which will go on tour to Ireland in September.

CBC Junior Rugby teams S.A. Tour Update

cbc bulawayo rugby tour

CBC’s Junior Rugby teams (U15, U16s, U17) together with their CBC coaches, are on tour in Grootvlei, South africa. News updates from the Media club correspondent, Amiel Jackson, who travelled with the team indicate that the teams are doing very well and the boys are having fun. Training and coaching sessions are conducted by Blue Bulls coaches and the boys are also taken for team building exercises.

Ebenezer, CBC Chess captain wins bronze

CBC Chess captain, Ebenezer Madamba gets bronze medal at National Scholars Chess championships.
Ebenezer Madamba, together with team mates from Bulawayo province took part in the at National Scholars Chess championships  held in Marondera on the 6th to 10th April.
Out of the 9 rounds played, Ebenezer won 5, drew 2 and lost 2. This placed him on third position overall and he got a bronze medal for Bulawayo Province.
In addition to that, Ebenezer will be part of the Zim team for 2017.
Well done Ebenezer!

CBC Debate and Public Speaking Club shines once again.

The CBC Debate and Public Speaking Club travelled to Harare to take part in the Hellenic Academy International Tournament and once again emerged as winners of the tournament.

NBT Mathematics – Short Course at CBC

nbt examinations at christian brothers college cbc bulawayo

The National Benchmark Test is a “Readiness Test” which must be written by all students applying for University in South Africa.

Candidates from Zimbabwe are at a disadvantage in that the test is based on the syllabus for the South African Matric.

CBC will be offering a short course in the April/May holidays which will :-

CBC Old Boy Sponsors Chess Tournament

Equate Africa Chess Tournament

The CBC Chess Tournament which had been a self – supporting annual event all along has got a new sponsor and will be known as the “Equate Africa Chess Tournament” when it takes place on the 1st of April 2017.

The headline sponsor Equate Africa is an independent African property and construction consultancy providing managed solutions for clients investing in infrastructure, property and construction across the continent. One of its founding Directors is Nhlanhla Mtobi an old boy of the college. A multi – disciplinary sportsman in his school days, Mtobi represented the college at first team level in Rugby, Tennis and Soccer. He was selected as a Lower Six prefect and went on to become house captain for Patricians in his final year.

CBC commemorates International Water Day

cbc celebrates international water day

March the 23rd is International Water Day. In recognition of the day, the school hosted Miss Devine Moyo an Edmund Rice associate who gave a presentation on how we can help conserve water, a precious resource that we have been blessed with. At the end of her speech, the school watched a video of Michael Jackson’s ‘Earth Song’ which addresses human effects on the environment such as deforestation and overfishing of the oceans.