BASKETBALL: Holyrood Academy Under-14s enjoy good win

BASKETBALL: Holyrood Academy Under-14s enjoy good win

Posted: 30th January 2018
THE Holyrood Academy Under-14s boys’ basketball team enjoyed a 30pts-23 victory over The Park School. The Chard lads started strongly with Harvey Evans and Archie Spokes scoring well, while some good defensive work kept The Park School on the back foot and saw Holyrood going into the second quarter 8pts-nil up. Oli Collins, Will Board and Barnaby Willis defended strongly…

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NETBALL: Good performance in friendly for Holyrood Academy’s Year Eight B-team

NETBALL: Good performance in friendly for Holyrood Academy’s Year Eight B-team

Posted: 30th January 2018
THE netball B-team from Holyrood Academy’s Year Eight put in a good performance in their first friendly match with Preston School of Yeovil. The Chard girls travelled to Yeovil on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, and they created some great chances. There was some fantastic defending from Willow Wootton, Maisy Bishop and Freya Rex and the rest of the girls had a go at…

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NETBALL: Winning start for Holyrood Academy’s Year Eight A-team

NETBALL: Winning start for Holyrood Academy’s Year Eight A-team

Posted: 30th January 2018
THE Holyrood Academy Year Eight netball A-team got off to a winning start in their opening league match of the new season. The Chard girls travelled to Preston School in Yeovil on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, and returned home with an excellent 16-12 victory. Captain Kirsten Dallimore and fellow shooter Frankie Woodland started off brilliantly and scored a few quick…

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YOUTH CRICKET: Holyrood Under-15s shine indoors

YOUTH CRICKET: Holyrood Under-15s shine indoors

Posted: 15th January 2018
THE Holyrood Academy Under-15 boys indoor cricket team has won through to the next stage of a competition after enjoying success in the first round of action. The Chard team travelled to Stanchester Academy at Stoke-sub-Hamdon for their fixture of the new year and put into bat first they suffered an early blow when opener Seb Horne was caught off the roof and Manny…

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YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood girls are county champions

YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood girls at county champions

Posted: 13th December 2017
YEAR Eight girls at Holyrood Academy in Chard have been celebrating after winning the County Hockey Finals at Millfield School. Despite the early and chilly start on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, the Chard girls won their opening match 1-0 against Chilton Trinity. The girls took this momentum into their second game against Hugh Sexey's where they won 3-1. They knew that…

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YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood boys crowned champions of South Somerset

YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood boys crowned champions of South Somerset

Posted: 6th December 2017
THE Holyrood Academy Year Seven boys’ rugby squad from Chard produced an outstanding performance on Tuesday (December 5, 2017) to beat Huish Episcopi Academy 25pts-15 and be crowned South Somerset champions. An enthusiastic crowd of over 100 came to Chard RFC to watch the match under the floodlights and were treated to some outstanding rugby displayed by all the young…

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YOUTH HOCKEY: Excellent win for Holyrood Under-13s

YOUTH HOCKEY: Excellent win for Holyrood Under-13s

Posted: 10th November 2017
HOLYROOD Academy's Under-13 boys in Chard faced a strong Castle School side from Taunton in their first hockey game of the season. The team consisted of some experienced Year Eight students and Year Seven students who had never played hockey before. The boys were apprehensive as they watched Castle warm-up, but all nerves appeared to diminish as the whistle signalled the…

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YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood hockey girls are district champions

YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood hockey girls are district champions

Posted: 22nd October 2017
THE Holyrood Academy Year Seven girls’ hockey team in Chard travelled to Huish Episcopi on Wednesday (October 18, 2017) for their second district tournament of the year. The girls played five teams throughout the afternoon in some blustery, miserable conditions on a difficult surface. The team, led by Lola Saxby, played absolutely brilliantly in all of their games;…

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YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood boys continue winning streak with double success

YOUTH RUGBY: Holyrood boys continue winning streak with double success

Posted: 22nd October 2017
HOLYROOD Academy's Year Seven boys’ rugby squad in Chard concluded a busy but successful first half-term with back-to-back wins. The victories came against Castle School Taunton and The Kings School, Ottery St Mary, in their last week before the half-term holidays. Both opposition schools are highly-regarded as in the top sporting schools in the whole of the South West…

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YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood’s Year 11 girls battle hard to see off Preston

YOUTH HOCKEY: Holyrood’s Year 11 girls battle hard to see off Preston

Posted: 18th October 2017
THE Holyrood Academy Year 11 hockey girls team in Chard had their second league game of the season against Yeovil’s Preston School. The home team was looking to build on their strong 5-0 win against Stanchester Academy the week before, but they were missing a few players so the girls were not very optimistic at the push off. The first-half was extremely well-matched with…

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