|Sports Event||v Aitchison College||v Abbotabad Public School|
|Hockey||Draw 0-0||Won by Lawrence College 5-1|
|Cricket||Won by Aitchison College||Won by Lawrence College|
|Football||Draw 2-2||Draw 2-2|
|Basketball||Won by Aitchison College||Won by Lawrence College 50-22|
|Athletics||Won by Lawrence College||N/A|
|RUBBER WINNER||Aitchison College||Lawrence College|
|Sports Event||v Aitchison College|
|Hockey||Won by Lawrence College Colts 2-0|
|Cricket||Won by Aitchison College Colts|
|Football||Won by Lawrence College Colts 2-0|
|RUBBER WINNER||Lawrence College Colts|
A Clean Sweep in Annual Sports Fixture against APS
The Abbottabad Public School sports contingent reached Ghora Gali in the evening of 18th of October, 2018 to play the Annual Sports Fixture. The fixture was played from 19t to 20th October, 2018. After a wonderful show in the field, Gallians had a clean sweep and won the fixtures by remaining victorious in basketball, hockey and cricket while football was drawn.
The fixture started in the morning of 19th of October with the basketball match. Gallians outdid Abbottonians in the match and won it by 50 to 22. The hockey match was played in the evening of 19th of October. Gallians dominated the field and won the match by 5 to 1.
The cricket match was played in the morning of 20th of October. Abbottonians set a target of 114 runs. Gallians met the target in the 19th over. The football match was played in the evening of 20th of October. Both the teams displayed marvellous skills and the match ended in a draw as each team had two goals in its account
Earlier, a formal dinner was served in honour of the guest teams in the evening of 19th of October. Souvenirs were exchanged on the occasion. Principal Lawrence College, while addressing the gathering, said that the purpose of these traditional fixtures is to develop friendship and sportsman spirit. We play with our sister institutions and not against them. Principal Abbottabad Public School, a Gallian himself, said he was very happy to be there as it was after 51 years that he was visiting his first alma mater. He recalled the days when he was in the Junior School almost 53 years back. He appreciated both the schools for showing a splendid performance in the matches and expressed his hope that the students from both the sister institutions would exhibit true sportsman spirit.Image Gallery
Sports Fixture – LC vs AC
The Annual Sports Fixture between the senior teams Aitchison College and Lawrence College was played from 25-28 of October, 2018. The Lawrence College teams visited Aitchison College. Gallians put up an excellent show in the field. Aitchisonians won basketball and cricket. We won athletics, while football and hockey ended in a draw. Gallians played all the matches with great spirit.
The basketball match was played in the morning of 26th of October. The Gallians played well, but Aitchisonians won the opening match by 36 to 21. It was followed by 800 metre race. Gallians prevailed the victory stand. Talha Qureshi, Hassam Siddique and Suleman Khan remained victorious with first, second and third position respectively. The hockey match was played in the evening of 26th of October. This was one of the most exciting games of the whole fixture. The match ended in a draw with no goal on the score board. Shehryar Abbasi, Husnain Babar and Rana Mateen put up an excellent show.
The remaining athletics events were held in the morning of 27th of October. Gallians dominated in track and field events with outstanding performance of Osaja, Zulfiqar, Kamran, Anees, Talha and Noor. They won 4 X 100 Metre Relay, 200 Metre and Discus Throw. The cricket match was played in the afternoon of 27th of October. Aitchisonians kept up their tradition of being dominant in the cricket field. Gallians set a target of 77 runs which Aitchisonians met in 13 overs. The performance of AC captain Nail Dar was commendable.
Football match was played in the morning of 28th of October. It was a very close game and both the teams played equally good. On the final whistle, the honours were even, with each team scoring two goal. From Gallians’ side, Saad Shafqat and Sabuktageen scored spectacular goals. Performance of Asghar Khan and Junaid Iqbal is also worth mentioning.
Earlier on, a formal dinner was served in the honour of Gallians in the evening of 27th of October. The Principal of Aitchison College appreciated the spirit and conduct of Gallians. Souvenirs were exchanged on the occasion. Gallians commended the Principal, staff and students of Aitchison College for looking after our teams so well.
We appreciate our teams and coaches for exhibiting sportsmanship and congratulate Aitchison College teams for winning the fixture.Image Gallery
The Sports Fixture between the junior teams of Lawrence College Murree and Aitchison College Lahore was played at Lawrence College from 26th-28th of October, 2018.
On 26th of October, 2018, the fixture started with the hockey match. Although the hockey team of Aitchison College played very well, yet couldn’t succeed in scoring any goal against the host team and Lawrence College won the match by 2-0.
On 27th October, 2018, the cricket match was played between both the sister-institutions. The opening batsmen of the guest team performed very well and made more than 100 runs. Aitchison team gave a target of 150 to win. Gallians played equally well and lost the match by 4 runs only.
Athletics was held on 26th and 27th of October. Five events were held and Gallians athletes outshone Aitchisonians in almost all the events. The position in Athletics is as follows:
|Event||Event Won by||Overall Winner|
|100 Metre Race||AC||
|200 Metre Race||LC|
|4*100 Metre Relay||LC|
On 27th of October, a formal dinner was served in honour of the young Aitchisonians. The Principal Lawrence College, Brig (Retd) Mujahid Alam, graced the ceremony as the chief guest. Mr Jonathan Wright, the Director Cricket Aitchison College, thanked the College administration for such a caring, loving and professional environment they were given at the Lawrence College.
In his address, Principal Lawrence College highly appreciated the sportsmanship of the guest teams as well as their grooming. He added that the colts of Aitchison were also like his sons and the future of this nation. The Principal further said that these events gave the students, from both the Colleges, an opportunity to develop friendship, share experiences, exchange views and strengthen bonds of friendship between them. He wished the best of luck to both the contingents for the upcoming football match next morning. He gave away tokens of love to Aitchisonians and souvenirs to their chaperons.
On the last day of the fixture, 28th of October, the football match was played. Aitchisonians also played well, but the day of departure resulted in win of Gallians by 2-0.. After a warm farewell, the Aitchisonians left for Lahore. Gallians won the fixture by 3 to 1.