Week commencing 25 September 2017

News & events

Week commencing 25 September 2017

Girls' Hockey

Friday 22 September

U13A VII v Maynard - won 6 - 0

U13B VII v Maynard - lost 1 - 2

Saturday 23 September

1st XI v West Buckland - won 2 - 1

2nd XI v West Buckland - won 3 - 0

U15 XI v West Buckland - drew 2 - 2

U14 XI v West Buckland - won 4 - 1

U13 A VII v West Buckland - won  6 - 0 (Player of match Emily Goodison)

U13 B VII v West Buckland - lost 0 - 1 ( Player of match Summer Hill)

U12 A VII v West Buckland - won 3 - 1

U12B VII v West Buckland - won 2 - 0

Head of Girls' Games Ali Marsh said it has been great week of hockey.

"The girls performed well securing 8 wins, but more importantly large squads were given the opportunity to represent the school.

"8 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses over the last week show that the girls are making real progress."

Tuesday 26 September

U13 A v Plymouth College - drew 2 - 2

U13 B v Plymouth College - won 3 - 2

Wednesday 27 September

1st XI v Plymouth College - lost 0 - 1

3rd XI v Uffculme - won 3 - 0

Mrs Marsh said: "It was good to see so many of our Senior hockey players representing the school on Wednesday playing for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd XI teams, before many of them acted as tour guides at the Open Evening. Another busy day!"


Saturday 23 September

1st XV v QEH, Bristol - won 30 – 10 

2nd XV v QEH, Bristol - won 24 – 12

U16A v QEH, Bristol - lost 19 – 26

U15A v QEH, Bristol - lost 7 – 57

U15B v QEH, Bristol - lost 12 – 46

U14A v QEH, Bristol - lost 0 – 57

U13A v QEH, Bristol - lost 15 – 45

U13B v QEH, Bristol - lost 0 – 45

Head of Rugby Tom Ross said it was a tough block fixture was at least played in sunny conditions for the first time this season.

"Across the teams all Exeter rugby players demonstrated good grit and determination against some quality players and will have taken some lessons on how to improve in the future.

"The U16 showed huge improvements from the previous year where they lost convincingly to come within one score. Jamie Brough commented on it being a cracking match of two halves with QEH winning the first 26 – 0 and Exeter fighting back to win the second 19 – 0 .

"The U15s, 14s and 13s will have to take the positives through to next week after tough losses but good team spirit.

"The 1st XV made the most of the dry conditions to put together their best rugby of the year, playing at a high tempo and offloading the ball in the contact. Tom Watkinson in particular orchestrated the team well with Robin Edbrooke and Charlie Mayall providing the grunt up front.

"The 2nd XV played particularly well with the debut captain, Simon Priddle, showing his class to go over for a try breaking through three tackles and converting a few as well."

Tuesday 26 September

U13A XIII v Torquay Boys' Grammar School - lost 10 – 15

Mr Ross said the travel must have had an effect on the U13s down to Torquay as they struggled to play in the first half going 0 – 10 down by half-time.

"However, a good chat at the break and a renewed focus on areas for development meant a competitive second half score of 10 – 5 to Exeter," he said.

"Hopefully the players can rectify the slow start in the next game."

Wednesday 27 September

U16 XV v Blundell's School CANCELLED

Thursday 28 September

U12A XII v Torquay Boys' Grammar School - won 25 – 0

Mr Ross said this was a very even match up was played out in glorious conditions on Thursday evening with another bumper crowd in to watch the U12s in action.

"In a tight game the score remained locked at 0 – 0 at half-time but with Mr Mason and Mr Parry directing their thoughts Exeter were able to find the way to the try line and defended bravely to protect their own," he said.

"Another good performance from a team of mixed ability who all want a spot in the ‘A’ team."


Tuesday 26 September

Aegon U13 Girls' Team Tennis Division 2 Regional Final

Mr Skinner said this was a hard match against Millfield which showed a lack of practice although the girls fought valiantly in every game before going down 1 - 4.

"Playing against time and Cardiff Cathedral School for third place resulted in victory on games won totals.

"Well done girls!"