Sport News - November 2017

Equestrian – NSEA Championships

Eight girls represented College at the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) Championships at Addington Manor. Over 1,000 riders qualified for this event and congratulations go to all of our riders for their very high standard of performance.

The 90/95cm showjumping team of Lily Rosenfeld, Islay Riddick, Martha Llewellyn-Palmer and Poppy Clark placed 5th out of 50 teams.

Out of 37 teams, College’s 1m team of Amy Hine, Jaymee Savill, Alice Hall and Alina Sverdlova were the only group to all jump clear the first and second rounds. They finished in 2nd place, missing out on 1st by less than a second.

Impressive individual results include Poppy Clark who came 10th in the 90/95cm, Amy Hine who came 6th in the 1m and then progressed to 5th in the 1.10m, and Jaymee Savill who jumped a clear, stylish round in the 1.10m Jumping with Style to come 2nd place.

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Rowing – Gloucester Autumn Head

Well done to Evie Nutton, Katherine George, Aisce McCarthy and Emily Boileau for winning in the junior 16 quadruple sculls at the Gloucester Autumn Head, and congratulations to Evie and Emily for also winning in the double sculls.

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Glasgow Home Nations Hockey Tournament

During Half Term, College’s Under 18 team took part in the Home Nations Hockey Tournament at Glasgow Green, the venue used for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Congratulations go to the Under 18 team who played some excellent hockey throughout, reaching the Plate Final and only narrowly losing by one goal.

Many girls gave notable performances and Mrs McNulty, Mrs Najim and Miss Tait would like to express how proud they are of all the girls who took part in the tournament.

Team results are below:

Day One

CLC vs Coleraine (Ireland) Lost 2-3
CLC vs Mount Sackville (Ireland) Won 2-1
CLC vs Hutchesons (Scotland) Drew 1-1

Day Two

CLC vs Kelso (Scotland) Won 6-2
CLC vs Wallace (Scotland) Won 3-1

Plate Final
CLC vs Craigholme (Scotland) Lost 0-1

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Abingdon Marathon Winner

Congratulations to Hilary Mott, Teacher of Biology, for winning the Abingdon Marathon in 2:49:50. Her achievement is down to her hard work and dedication, and we hope she continues to enjoy and compete in other outdoor activities.