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Netball Fixtures, 1960 - 61

Owing to frequent bad weather many of the netball fixtures were cancelled. However we did manage to play the following matches:

Salisbury Trg. Coll.... 1st Team Lost 10 - 15

Queen Elizabeth's ... 1st Team Lost 13 - 8

Queen Elizabeth's ... 2nd Team Won 12 - 8

Queen Elizabeth's ... U.13 Team Won 7 - 4

A return match with Queen Elizabeth's resulted in a win for both 1st and 2nd teams.

Convent High ... 1st Team Lost 15 - 10

Convent High ... 2nd Team Won 11 - 12

Convent High ... U.14 Team Won 8 - 18

Convent High ... U.13 Team Won 7 - 11

The following teams represented the School in a Bournemouth Inter-Schools netball rally held on March 15th. The 1st team were runners-up and were presented with medals.


R. Beveridge
S. Harwood
H. Banks
Y. Baugh
E. Hooper
G. Matterface
J. Simmonds

1st TEAM

Goal Shooter
Goal Attack
Wing Attack
Wing Defence
Goal Defence
Goal Keeper


J. Wood
K. Sharples
J. Leyden
P. O'Callaghan
S. Millett
J. Matthews
S. Banks


M. Andrews
M. Edlin
M. James
M. McNaught
J. Wilkinson
A. Jacobs
A. Hutchings

2nd TEAM

Goal Shooter
Goal Attack
Wing Attack
Wing Defence
Goal Defence
Goal Keeper


L. Pyke
B. Allum
F. Hopkins
M. Cousins
P. Barry
M. Fletcher
A. Ellis

As a result of the good performance put up by the 1st team, they went to the trials for the Bournemouth U.19 and U.16 teams. Rosemary Beveridge was chosen for the U.19 team with Josephine Simmonds as reserve. Suzanne Harwood and Gillian Matterface were reserves for the U.16.

The Form Netball Cup was won by IVA.

The Summer Term saw the start of our swimming lessons, to which we went once a week to the Pier Approach Baths. Also this term we began to concentrate more upon tennis rather than upon rounders. Many of the seniors took coaching lessons and play improved considerably. Unfortunately match fixtures did not materialise.

Our thanks are due to Mrs. Dane whose enthusiasm has done so much to increase interest and to raise the level of the P.E. work.

H. BANKS, Games Captain.
J. SIMMONDS, Games Secretary.

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