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Conquer the Courts: SWPS U13 National Netball Competition

In the world of school sports, netball is a game that tests agility, teamwork, and strategic thinking. The U13 National Netball competition, organised by Sisters n Sport, is one such event that provides a platform for schools to showcase their prowess in this engaging sport. The Sisters n Sport National Netball competition is a challenging tournament that draws hundreds of schools and thousands of teams from across the nation. This event allows schools to compete against teams they wouldn't typically encounter, thus enabling them to display a range of skills, styles, and flair.

Our U13 netball team embarked on an exciting journey in this knockout competition. In the initial stages, they demonstrated an exemplary performance by winning convincingly against Lancing Prep with a score of 63-8. Their performance was nothing short of spectacular, marked by excellent teamwork and strategic gameplay.

Continuing their winning spree, our U13 team faced Redmaids’ High School in the quarter-final match. Our players secured a victory with an impressive score of 40-11, reflecting their consistent performance and unwavering determination.

In the semi-final match against Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar at SWPS, our U13s continued their remarkable journey. They maintained their pressure throughout the game, eventually securing a well-deserved win with a score of 35-24.

The grand finale of the Sisters n Sport competition took place at Loughborough University, a renowned hub for sports in the UK and home to several sports governing bodies. Our U13s team played against Stockport Grammar in what turned out to be a keenly contested match, the result of which was determined in extra time losing by a golden goal.

While our SWPS netballers lost by a golden goal against the eventual winners, they exhibited immense grit and determination. Despite the outcome, their spirit remained unbroken as they went on to win their play-off match, securing third place nationally.

Our SWPS netballers demonstrated true sportsmanship throughout the competition. Their exceptional performance and character led to their achievement, making us incredibly proud.  The team consisted of Rania A, Lani B, Eva S, Lucy R, Sophia M, Daniella S, Mehar S, Freya G, Rachel H and Sophia S.

Congratulations to all the team for their exceptional performance and a testament to their skills, determination, and teamwork. The journey of our U13 netball team serves as an inspiration for all our students, and here's to many more successful tournaments in the future!