Archive for November 2016

Lord’s Taverners Schools Physical Disability Boccia Tournament 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Pupils from Broadgreen and Woodchurch schools with medals and trophy

Regional Representatives from Broadgreen and Woodchurch Schools with Nathan Maguire

 

Approximately fifty children representing six schools from across Merseyside (Woodchurch High School, Sandfield Park School, Broadgreen International School, Bluebell Park School, Lansbury Bridge School and Springwood Heath School) took part in the Merseyside Physical Disability Boccia Tournament at Greenbank Sports Academy on 14th November.

The teams were competing for the honour of representing Merseyside in the Lord’s Taverners Regional Physical Disability Boccia competition (winner and runner up places), which will be held at Greenbank on 2nd February 2017.

Tournament finalists and therefore Merseyside representatives were Broadgreen IS and Woodchurch High School.

The overall tournament winners were Broadgreen, who won the final 11 points as opposed to 1 point from Woodchurch.

Tournament organiser Steve Sullivan said:

“It’s been a great tournament and it was fantastic that representatives from Boccia England and Lord’s and Lady Taverners were able to support the children by attending today. Without their funding, the event would not have been possible.

It is also important to acknowledge the contribution of volunteers and referees from Greenbank and Liverpool John Moores University who ensured that everything ran smoothly.

Thanks also to Paralympian Nathan Maguire who gave up his time to present the trophy.”

Merseyside Schools Pan Disability Boccia Tournament 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
Paralympian Nathan Maguire presents medals to event finalists

Finalists with Paralympian Nathan Maguire (centre)

Approximately seventy children representing six schools from across Merseyside (Woodchurch High School, Knotty Ash School, Knowsley Central School, West Kirby Residential School, Cavendish High School and Lansbury Bridge School) took part in the Merseyside Pan Disability Boccia Tournament at Greenbank Sports Academy on 7th November.

At stake was a place for both competition finalists to represent Merseyside in the Lord’s Taverners Regional Pan Disability competition next February. This honour went to Cavendish High School (C) and Knowsley Central (D).

The overall tournament winner was Cavendish High School (C) who beat Knowsley Central 7 v 3.

Tournament organiser Steve Sullivan said:

“Congratulations to all of the players who took part in the tournament for their high standard of play and performance.

Thanks to Boccia England and Lord’s Taverners for supporting the event and to the volunteers and referees who did an excellent job in ensuring the smooth running of the event.”