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Bishop's Stortford College Netball Squad are Media Celebrities in Antigua

Published Thursday 8th of August 2013 12:02:55 PM

As the first ever netball squad from England to tour Antigua, Bishop's Stortford College were in great demand by the media and became TV and radio celebrities and even appeared on the front page of the local newspaper, the Daily Observer during their recent ten day tour.

The Hertfordshire based independent school's U18 netball squad played eight matches against local teams including the U17 National team. They won five of the matches and lost three, with the girls playing some excellent netball with determination and a competitive attitude.
Away from the court, the squad enjoyed kayaking through the Mangroves, snorkelling on Cades Reef and sailing.

'The girls should be very proud of their success on what has been our most successful netball tour to date,' said tour organiser and Head of Netball, Kay Adkins. 'We were made to feel very welcome by all the people that we met and had the opportunity to watch the Eastern Caribbean annual netball tournament with teams from St Lucia, Antigua, St Kitts, Dominica, Montserrat, Granada and St Vincent.'

Squad Members: Vicky Paxman, Jenny Farrant, Phoebe Poulter, Emily Patton, Abbie Patton, Freya Durham, Nifi Osiyemi, Georgia Martin, Lotty Hood, Portland Samek Richardson,, Louisa Young, Louise Reilly, Louisa Gregory, Pippa Holdsworth, Elene Portas, Amelia Dimmock
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