Shooting Stars – U19 County Netball Champions

Head of Girls’ Games, Miss Andrea Cheverton, reports on a tightly fought match:

“Clayesmore 1st netball team are the U19 County Netball Champions. The girls performed consistently in the group stages winning all their group matches against the following teams; Bournemouth School for Girls, QE, Talbot Heath, Bryanston, Leweston, The Gryphon School and Gillingham. We continued our good form in the semi-final winning against St Mary’s to secure a place in the final where we faced Canford on Tuesday 7 November. We led 3-0 at half time and managed to hold our nerve in the final stages, winning by 1 goal! The girls were outstanding, they played with excellent team spirit, determination and sportsmanship. They deserved the victory and I am very proud of their efforts!”

The team have qualified for the regional round of the competition which will take place at Marlborough College on Saturday 28th January.