29 April 2019
Some great sporting news for fencing, cricket, tennis and riding, and very well done to the staff and OS who successfully ran the London Marathon!
Harry Houillon scored a brilliant hundred for the 1st XI versus Sutton Valence.
Amelie Tsang and Elena Tsang have won the Kent U14 and U16 Foil Fencing Championships respectively. Both girls will represent the South Eastern Region in the British Championships.
Piero Steiner won a bronze medal at the first British cadet ranking event of the year. He also came 10th of 178 fencers at the Regional Coppa Italia event in Milan. Thanks to his consistently strong level of performance, Piero has been conferred a Training Award from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) for 2019/20.
Our 80cm and 90cm eventing teams have qualified for the national championships at Stonar School in September.
The U14, U15 and U16 boys all won the first round of the Independent Schools League, while the U13 girls and boys tennis teams won their first matches in the county round of the national cup.
Well done to the Volleyball team who won 4-0 at TASIS last week.
Congratulations to John Witton, Head of Cross Country, who ran a personal best of over six minutes at the London Marathon to post a brilliant time of 2hrs 45mins, putting him in the top 1.8 per cent of male runners.
Well done also to Old Sennockian Georgia Richards (nee Bush) who ran the marathon in memory of fellow OS from the Class of 1991, Jem Nightingale.
Also to Kate Curran (OS 2014), former GB junior triathlete, who ran her first marathon, on behalf of SportsAid, and was in the top five per cent of women runners.