After extensive training at the Junior Regional Performance Centres this summer, with 15 of the School’s hockey players taking part in two weekends of competition, the following 8 athletes have been selected for the next level.

The following are taking part in the England High Performance Assessment Centre (HiPac) from November 28th-30th:

U15 Girls: Megan Batchelor (Wessex Leopards), Charlotte Calnan (Saxon Tigers) plus Emily Thorpe (Wessex Leopards) is a non-travelling reserve.

U17 Boys: Will Calnan (Saxon Tigers), Charlie Thompson (Saxon Tigers).

The following are taking part in the England Futures Cup from November 1st – 4th:

U16 Girls: Chloe Nicholls (Wessex Leopards)
U18 Boys: Ali Clift (Saxon Tigers), James Gall (Saxon Tigers)

Director of Hockey, Richard Organ, said: “we were all very pleased that 15 of our athletes were selected for the Tier 1 competitions – by far the largest number we have ever had at this level – and it is no surprise that we have as many as 8 going forward to either HiPac or the Futures Cup. We wish them all the best of luck and look forward to their continued progress.”

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