King’s Ely hockey players to represent the county at regional tournament next month

The King’s Ely U14A hockey girls are set to represent the county at a regional tournament next month

The King’s Ely U14A hockey girls are set to represent the county at a regional tournament next month following a string of wins. Picture: KING’S ELY - Credit: KING’S ELY

A handful of King’s Ely hockey players are set to represent Cambridgeshire at a regional tournament next month.

The U14A girl’s squad competed in the Cambridge County Tier 2 Hockey Tournament on Tuesday, October 9.

They beat Saffron Walden County High School 3-1 and Wisbech Grammar School 5-2 to win the competition.

As a result, they will now represent the county at the Regional Tier 2 Tournament in November.

On the same day, the 1st XI girls played against Stamford High School in the preliminary round of the England Hockey Nationals Schools Tier 1 Competition.


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Chanre Bond, head of girls’ games, said: “Every King’s Ely player put in a fantastic performance and the final score was 3-0 to King’s Ely, with Rebecca Daniel scoring all three goals.

“We are all delighted with the performances of both the U14A and the 1st XI team players.

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“The energy and drive with which they played on the day gave them their well-deserved victories.”

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