|17 Oct 2018|
Once more a week of heavy fixtures, with 12 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses coming across 18 matches – not including cross country races which were hosted at Bromsgrove School.
For the second time in the school’s history, Bishop Vesey’s played 10 matches against St Peter’s RC High School, Gloucester across 7 age groups. On Friday 12th, the Under 12 A side registered their first loss of the season away from home, losing a close encounter 5-4. However, both Under 12 B and C sides were able to score 7 past a strong Gloucester side, winning 7-5 and 7-4 respectively.
On Saturday, the 1st XV lost a close game 23-18, however the Under 16s reigned victorious, registering a 29-10 win at home. Once more, the 100% win rate of the Under 15 A team was broken as they lost 27-21. Both Under 14 A and B teams won emphatically, winning 27-20 and 31-5 at Gloucester. Unfortunately, both Under 13 A and B teams lost: with the A’s losing 40-30 and the Bs struggling, losing 25-5.
A successful week in hockey, with both Under 14 A and B sides extending their unbeaten win this season, over Warwick School. The A’s won a close game 2-1 however the Bs were entirely dominant, winning 6-0. These impressive results were followed up by 3-2, 2-1 and 4-0 victories over the Warwick by the 1st, 2nd and 3rd XI the following day, Wednesday 10th. The 4th XI were involved in a 0-0 stalemate with Bablake School also to round up an unbeaten week for Bishop Vesey Hockey.
Another team extending their impressive start to the season is the 1st Netball VII who beat The Streetly Academy 34-24 to preserve their 100% win rate this year. Next week, they and the 2nd team enter a county tournament against local schools in the area.
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