Search

Bancroft’s School under-18 girl’s crowned Essex champions

PUBLISHED: 16:48 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:48 25 September 2018

Bancroft�s under-18 girl�s celebrate being crowned Essex champions (Pic: Bancroft�s School)

Bancroft�s under-18 girl�s celebrate being crowned Essex champions (Pic: Bancroft�s School)

Archant

Bancroft’s School’s under-18 girls’ hockey team have followed the example set by the school’s U16s by becoming the U18 Essex Champions last week at Redbridge Sports Centre.

It was a slow start for the Woodford Green team as they were initially down to Coopers’ Coburn; they came back, however, in the second half with a 2-1 win.

This was followed by two convincing wins against Brentwood and Forest.

The team went into their final match against Chigwell knowing that a draw would be enough to secure them the Essex title; this close game ended 1-1.

Praise Olawanle was nominated Bancroft’s player of the tournament.

Head of Girls’ Hockey at Bancroft’s, Jo Fryer Green, said: “The girls, led by Claudia and her vice-captain Millie Woods, were all brilliant.

“This is the first time for over 25 years that Bancroft’s name appears on both the U16 and U18 trophies.”

Latest Ilford Stories

A Gants Hill chicken shop caught employing three undocumented migrants and fined £20,000 could have its licence revoked.

Yesterday, 19:22

Dagenham & Redbridge could potentially face an away tie against National League North side Southport in the first round of the FA Cup.

Yesterday, 18:00

Cricklefield Stadium in Ilford to host talent ID evening this week

Yesterday, 17:00

The clash at Meadow Park on December 8 will now kick-off at 12.35pm

Yesterday, 16:03

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed attacker Angelo Balanta from National League rivals Boreham Wood.

Hugo Lloris denies ‘Arnie’ and the Hammers in one-sided second half

Yesterday, 12:30

The new boss at Gallagher Stadium reflected on the FA Cup victory and backed Saturday’s opposition, the O’s, to secure promotion

Yesterday, 15:30

Ilford became possessed with the spirit of Mexico as performers and residents - painted as the skeletons of their late ancestors - paraded through High Road.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

Newsletter Sign Up

Ilford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now