Netballers celebrate Doncaster Schools Tournament victory

By Antonia Edwards and Madeleine Taylor (Year 10), BBC Young Reporters

Trinity Academy’s netball team have successfully maintained their unbeaten reign, coming first place in the Doncaster Schools Tournament.

Back row (L-R): Amy, Hannah, Alex, Liberty. Front: Cameron, Chloe. Absent from the photo was Katie.

“They are such a talented bunch of netballers who work amazingly as a team, supporting and encouraging each other on and off court,” said the team’s coach Nicola Anderson. “The level of skill demonstrated was excellent and was commented on by all the other attending schools’ staff.”The tournament was played as a round-robin, with opposition teams from Hayfield, Hungerhill, Hall Cross and Balby Carr. The Trinity girls played especially well, winning all five of their matches, despite several players who are still recovering from recent injuries.

The girls also commented on how proud they all were of each other, highlighting their sense of team spirit. Team member Amy Wilcox added: “We wouldn’t have won without Mrs Anderson’s great coaching.”

For anyone interested in Netball, training is at 3:10 on a Tuesday every day after school. Team player Hannah Sanderson recommended that the sport is “an amazing opportunity to meet new people and share the same love for netball.” In addition, there are many other extra curricular activities for students of all abilities who are looking to get involved.

From left to right; Chloe Taylor, Alex O’Neill, Amy Wilcox, Katie Taylor, Hannah Sanderson, Liberty Hallam, Cameron Pollitt.