Archive for January 2017

Alt Bridge Victorious in MLD Football Tournament 2017

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Congratulations to pupils from Alt Bridge School who won both the Primary and Secondary age categories in the Merseyside Schools MLD Football Tournament held at Greenbank Sports Academy on 20th January.

Twelve Merseyside schools took part and enjoyed a great day of competitive football.

Mark Horlick, LCFA Disability Football Development Officer said:

“The standard of play was very high, with some excellent games throughout the day, especially the finals in both age group categories, which were great to watch with very closely matched teams.

The hard work that teachers and coaches are providing to ensure the teams are ready to play is clearly evident with several talented players on show.”

Stockport Tigers Triumph in Tense Team Boccia Final

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

A tense and closely fought final between Stockport Tigers and Cheshire D marked the end of an exciting Team Boccia Tournament at Greenbank Sports Academy on 15th January. Stockport Tigers were the eventual victors, with a tight 5 v 4 score line as they maintained their unbeaten record.

Organiser Steve Sullivan said;

“It’s been a great day, which was well supported with sixteen teams travelling from across the country to take part.

The standard of play was high and professionally refereed by students from Greenbank and Liverpool John Moores University and Anne and Tim Craddock.”

He added:

“We offer many opportunities for disabled people to play Boccia competitively; it’s this month’s mini-league sport at the Academy and we’ve got an event planned on 19th March which is open to all disabled players.

Contact me on 07835 537 292 or email steve.sullivan@greenbank.org.uk”

 

Results

Semi Finals

Game 1 Cheshire D   6  v  5  Stockport Dynamos

Game 2 Stockport Tigers   5   v  2  Conwy Castle

Final                     

Stockport Tigers  5  v  4  Cheshire D