King’s Ely through to third round of England Hockey competition

King's Ely's 1st XI Hockey Girls team has qualified for the third round of the England Hockey Nation

King's Ely's 1st XI Hockey Girls team has qualified for the third round of the England Hockey National Schools Tier 1 Competition. - Credit: Archant

King’s Ely has qualified for the third round of the England Hockey National Schools Tier 1 Competition.

The school’s 1st XI girls team played against Wellingborough School in the second round of the competition on November 8.

The girls qualified for that round after beating Stamford High School 3-0 in the preliminary round last month, with all three goals scored by Rebecca Daniel.

In the match King’s Ely were 4-1 down up until the last eight minutes of the game.

With Rebecca on her usual top form, the girls fought back to win 5-4 – with Rebecca scoring all five goals.


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Chanre Bond, head of girls’ games at King’s Ely, said: “I am extremely proud of the entire team and the way in which the girls never gave up.

“The delight and happiness on their faces after the match was one I will never forget.

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“Well done to all of you, you are a super team!”

The girls have qualified for the third round of the England Hockey National Schools Tier 1 Competition, which is due to take place before the end of the Michaelmas Term.

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