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Mannum Community College offer a wide variety of sports and activities and encourage student participation while catering for students at all levels. Students have access to a range of sporting equipment and high quality facilities, both onsite and within the community. As part of the network of opportunities, MCC is affiliated with the Murraylands Sapsasa District and the Upper South East Secondary School Sport Zone, which provide the bulk of school’s extra-curricular sporting possibilities. SAPSASA cater for students from Years 5-7 (must be at least turning 10 in the year of competition) and the Secondary School Sport Zone region accommodates for students from Years 8-12.


Murrayland SAPSASA Schools Upper South East Schools
Jervois Primary Keith Area School
Tailem Bend Primary Tintinara Area School
Unity College Coomandook Area School
Murray Bridge South Primary Meningie Area School
St Joseph’s Karoonda Area School
Murray Bridge North Primary Mannum Community College
Mypolonga Primary Swan Reach Area School
Mannum Community College Lameroo Regional Community School
Palmer Primary
Cambrai Primary
Swan Reach Area School


School Sport South Australia is the governing body who organise SAPSASA and Secondary School Sport.


The South Australian Primary Schools Sports Association offers a wide variety of sports for schools. Murraylands District organise schools and hold trials to select teams to compete in single day State Championships and 4 day State wide Carnivals.

Term 1:                 Swimming, Athletics, Softball, Cricket and Tennis

Term 2:                 Cross Country, Netball, Football and Golf

Term 3:                 Soccer

Term 4:                

Secondary School Sport

School Sport South Australia (SSSA) offer secondary students a variety of sports across the state for schools/zones to compete. These competitions are based on a knockout format and begin with schools playing each other in local regions. As teams progress through the rounds, eventually they will have the chance to go to Adelaide to play off in the state finals. Schools and Zones have the chance to nominate for different sports based on their choosing. This varies, from year to year, depending on student numbers and interest. The Upper South East Zone nominated these sports this year.

Term 1:                  Swimming, Athletics, Cricket (Knock Out, Open Boys, Open Girls, 8/9 Boys)

Term 2 & 3:         Cross Country, Netball (Knock Out, Open Girls, 8/9 Girls), Football (Knock Out, Open Boys, 8/9 Boys), Basketball (Knock Out, Open Boys, Open Girls, 8/9 Boys & Girls)

Term 4:                 Softball, 8-a-side Cricket, 9-a-side Football, Super 6s Cricket

Murraylands SAPSASA Intra-District activities:

NRL SA organise a 6/7 ‘Tackle Rugby’ competition early in Term 2 and Murraylands organise a 6/7 Basketball competition later in Term 2.

Upper South East Secondary School Sport Intra-Zone activities

USE agree to hold several intra-zone activities. There are plans to hold a Touch Rugby & Ultimate Frisbee Carnival in Term 3 and Super 8 in Term 4. These events are open to all students with travel being the only expense.