Tennis Update

The girls’ teams travelled to Bradfield on Saturday looking to finish the term on a high; for some of the senior players this was to be their last representative match for the School.

The 1st team played indoors and were level going into the final round 3 apiece; the 2nd and 3rd pairs finished strongly to record a 5-4 victory over a strong Bradfield 1st VI. The 2nds faced very tough opposition and despite Emily Potter and Georgia Boardman winning their 3 matches, we lost 5-4. Our 3rds and 4ths both won convincingly 9-0 and 7-2 respectively.

Harriet Harries-Jones and Kyla Haslett-Hawkins led the 15As from the front, winning all three matches to finish with a 6-3 victory. Poppy Webb and Antonia Lewis also won all three of their matches for the Bs, winning 7-2, while Selena Thompson and Lettie Neame won all three of their matches for a second week in a row enabling the Cs to win 7-2.

The Shells have worked hard all term and are showing big improvements every week; they faced tough Bradfield teams losing 7-2, 5-4, 5-4 and 3-1.

The boys played at home but had new teams owing to exams. Despite new pairings, the 1sts continued their great run of wins, recording a 5-4 victory with Gregg Kratt and George Doxiadis winning all three of their matches. Our 3rds played their 2nds and despite a valiant effort lost 9-0; the 16 A&Bs both lost 9-0 despite fighting hard and almost winning several sets.

More Sport news

26 March 2018 General, Sport

Positive Campaign at Rosslyn Park Sevens Concludes Season

The boys' rugby sevens sides were in action at the Rosslyn Park National Schools...
8 March 2018 General, Sport

Cameron King selected for England

St Edward's Upper Sixth pupil, Cameron King, has been selected by England Counties U18...
7 March 2018 General, Sport

Conditioning and Recovery camp for England Rugby

England Men's Senior Rugby Squad returned to St Edward's last week for another training...