Hockey success for Wisbech Grammar as under 11’s battle it out in Laxton Tournament

PUBLISHED: 16:48 18 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:48 18 September 2018

Oundle’s annual Junior Hockey competition, the Laxton Tournament, took place on 12 September 2018 and Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team were one of the eight teams taking part on the day. Photo: Submitted

Oundle’s annual Junior Hockey competition, the Laxton Tournament, took place on 12 September 2018 and Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team were one of the eight teams taking part on the day. Photo: Submitted

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Perseverance paid off for Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team at the annual Junior Hockey competition.

Oundle’s annual Junior Hockey competition, the Laxton Tournament, took place on 12 September 2018 and Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team were one of the eight teams taking part on the day. Photo: SubmittedOundle’s annual Junior Hockey competition, the Laxton Tournament, took place on 12 September 2018 and Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team were one of the eight teams taking part on the day. Photo: Submitted

Oundle’s annual Junior Hockey competition, the Laxton Tournament, took place on September 12 and Wisbech Grammar’s U11a Hockey team were one of the eight teams taking part on the day.

Group stages were challenging but through resilience, determination, and teamwork, the girls made their way through to the final of the Silver Plate and coming down to penalty shuttles they prevailed going on to win.

Freddie Whatling, U11 hockey coach, said: “I am very proud of the girls’ performance as they produced their best hockey when it really mattered; their perseverance, hard work and commitment to training has been highly commendable.”

Wisbech Grammar aims to meet pupils’ aspirations and enable them to meet their sporting goals.

Talented rugby, hockey, netball, cricketers and athletes, as well as individual sports-people in other fields can access tailor-made coaching programmes, via their Elite Sports Programme.

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