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Netball: Girl power reigns supreme in landmark contest

Netball: Girl power reigns supreme in landmark contest

Girl power reigned supreme at Rydal Penrhos thanks to their sterling efforts at a recent landmark encounter.

The girls’ netball team took on their male counterparts for a special contest on Thursday, May 3, which saw the boys’ aiming to transition their athletic skills to a new sport in order to claim bragging rights.

Despite Kieron McNamara managing to score three times for the boys’ team, it was pretty much one-way traffic for the entirety of the clash, and they raced into an 11-2 advantage in the early stages.

This same pattern of play continued later on, with the experience senior girls managing to run rings around the bewildered male contingent, with Becky Lawton, Elinor Davies, Sam Randall and Emily Cashell all contributing significantly to their dominant 20-8 overall success.

The boys will be hoping for better fortune when they take on the staff in the highly-anticipated Leavers’ Football match, which takes place on Friday, May 18 at the home of JD Welsh Premier League side Llandudno.

Head of Sixth Form Peter Lavery, said: “It was another fantastic occasion played in a spirit that has been a cornerstone of life during the academic year within our Sixth Form.

“The Upper Sixth have been a fantastic group and have played a huge role throughout all areas of school life, and they are going to be sorely missed when they embark on the next stage of their life journey this summer.”

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