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Independent Schools Hockey Cup Finals

Bristol Grammar School's U13 boys' hockey team qualified for the finals of this year's Independent Schools Hockey Cup, held at Birmingham University on 19 March 2019.

They came up against a very strong Whitgift team in the semi-final. The team played very well, leading 1-0 with ten minutes of the match to go. Whitgift fought back to win 1–3, playing some excellent hockey and went on to win the competition comfortably 5-0 in the final.

The boys picked themselves up well after the disappointment of losing the semi-final and beat King’s Chester in the third/fourth place play-off to claim bronze medals. The team played some excellent hockey and can hold their heads up high after the best-placed finish the School has ever had in this competition. This bodes well for the future with the team having had a taste of what it takes to compete at the very highest level – congratulations to them all.

Semi final
1–3 L Whitgift (Stevens)

Third/Fourth play-off
4–1 W King’s Chester (Smith 2, Hunt, Nancekivell)

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