On Sunday, our cross-country team took part in the ‘National Prep Schools’ Cross-Country Championships’ at Malvern College. This is the biggest race of the year with over 60 schools participating and nearly 300 runners in each race.
The Rathbones National Schools Lacrosse Championships took place from 3rd to 7th March at Surrey Sports Park, the venue for this summer’s women’s lacrosse World Cup. The event was spectacular, with over 3,500 girls participating over the 4 days.
Lanesborough pupil, Theo Collins, holds 3 British speed skating age group records, to go with a cabinet full of trophies gained due to successes through the junior ranks. His recent achievement has earned him a place at the 2017 Europa Cup Finals.
At just 13 years of age, Oswestry School 2nd Form pupil Connor Owen has been selected to play for the U16 Wales golf team in an international tournament against Scotland, Ireland and Holland this Easter at Prestatyn Golf Club.
13 year-old Dalis Jones from Tockington Manor School, who also runs for club Westbury Harriers, has not only won all five Gwent races but also all four Gloucestershire league races in what has been a remarkable season.
A dream has come true for King’s College pupil Sarah Hill, who has just been awarded a football scholarship by Concord University in West Virginia, USA and will be one of their 14 new signings for the 2017 season.
Kingswood School’s U18 Sevens team won the Wycliffe College Sevens Tournament last Thursday 2 March 2017. The strong U18 team won their group beating Sir Thomas Rich’s, KLB, Wycliffe and QEH Bristol with some strong tackling and accurate passing.
Brentwood School racer Matt Luff has taken another step up the motorsport ladder following yesterday’s announcement that he is to contest the Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship in 2017 with JHR Developments.
On Wednesday 22nd February the U11 hockey team went to Bradfield College to play in the U11 Berkshire In2Hockey tournament. They had a fantastic day of hockey and they did us proud with their courage and self belief. Well done girls!
Oundle School pupil, Daphne Ngan (13) has taken first place in the Badminton England Northamptonshire U17 Bronze competition which saw players from all over the country, as far afield as Kent and Yorkshire, competing.