U16 & U14 Hockey Teams are County Champions

Hockey Champions

Clayesmore’s U16 and U14 Hockey teams are celebrating becoming County Champions in their age groups. 

This year’s competition format has been changed by England Hockey and the U16 team entered the tier 3 competition, which involved two pools with three teams in each, followed by semi-final and then a final. Clayesmore acquitted themselves well, scoring 20 goals and finishing with a goal advantage of 17.

The results from the fixtures held on 2 October were as follows: 

Match 1: Clayesmore won 3-0 against Sherborne Girls 
Match 2: Clayesmore won 8-0 against QE School
Semi-final: Clayesmore won 4-3 against Gillingham School
Final: Clayesmore won 5-0 against Talbot Heath

Speaking about the competition, Clayesmore’s Head of Girls Games, Andrea Cheverton said:

“The girls were excellent, and we were really proud of their team spirit and determination throughout the tournament. We will now represent Dorset at the West of England tournament at Clifton College on Tuesday 20th November.” 

County Champion Hockey

This week it was the turn of the U14 squad. They played two fixtures, keeping a clean sheet and winning 3-0 against Gillingham School and 4-0 against St Mary’s. Another solid team performance!  The team will now represent Dorset at the West of England Tier 2 U14 Finals at Kings College, Taunton on Tuesday 27th November.

Congratulations to both squads and we wish you all the best in the next stage of your competitions.