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Claire Ferguson – 2021 Rugby Recruit

The Person

About Me:

  • Passionate about sport
  • Independent, confident and strong sense of wellbeing
  • Accepts challenges readily and prepared to go out of comfort zone
  • Quiet achiever and humble about achievements
  • Respectful
  • Good sportsmanship – works well within a team and encourages and supports others

Leadership & Community:

  • House Captain for King’s Baptist College
  • Participated in athletics, netball, soccer, basketball, AFL Football and Touch Football over the last 4 years for school teams and carnivals.
  • Coached a primary school netball team for a season.
  • Assisted coaching primary aged club netball team for three seasons
  • Umpired netball for 3 years
  • Coaches Under 9 girls relay team for Little Athletics
  • Help coach javelin to beginner athletes at local athletics club
  • Scoring and timing for netball at the Pan Pacific School Games in 2018

Personal Quote:

When I play a sport that I love, I am the most dedicated, inspired and driven to become the best player I can, and when I am set back, I am even more determined to come out better than before.

The Athlete





Position Played:


Game Strengths:

  • Speed
  • Agility
  • Explosive power
  • Good eye, hand coordination
  • Work ethic and dedication to all training, including gym work, Plyometrics and general training
  • Listens and takes on board coach’s advice
  • Passionate about all sports and loves rugby
  • A Team player
  • Used to performing at high level, national level sports

Athletic Highlights

Notable Teams Represented:

  • Rugby XV – Adelaide University Premier Women’s XV – Club
  • Rugby 7’s – Adelaide University Roma’s 7’s – State
  • Rugby XV and 7’s -Asked to participate in South Australian U18 State Girl’s Team but couldn’t because of prior commitments and injury
  • Kings Baptist Grammar School Open girls Touch Football team – local school competition 2019
  • Track and Field Javelin – South Australian Track and Field State Team in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Track and Field 4 x 100m relay – South Australian State Team 2015

Awards Received:

  • Best New Player for the Adelaide University Women’s Rugby team – 2019
  • Numerous awards for athletics Best all rounder– club level
  • 2017 Named Girls Club Captain for Tea Tree Gully athletics club

The Student


King's Baptist College

Preferred Course of Study:

Sports Science, Physical Education Teaching

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Averaging A’s and B’s throughout high school years

References, Resume & High School Transcript

Coach Reference: Click to View

School Reference: Click to View

Student Athlete Resume: Click to View

If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Maria Hopes
Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes