Form 2 pupils Jet Treasure-Jeffreys and Harry Copp have been reflecting on a very successful 2012/13 Hockey season which culminated in them both bring selected for the Welsh Dragons U13 boys team.
This representative team is selected from clubs from all over Wales. Last month the Dragons represented Wales at the UK Boys Festival of Hockey Championships which took place over 3 days at the prestigious Highfields Hockey club on Nottingham University’s campus. This event started in 1996 which saw Barry Middleton (England and Great Britain) lifting the 1st trophy. Over the years the tournament has been the catalyst for the identification and development of outstanding young players from all over the UK.
During the tournament, Harry and Jet played some fantastic hockey against Scottish, Irish and regional English teams. The Welsh Dragons eventually came a respectable 6th in the tournament.
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