School Sport: Coopers win again

Coopers Coborn's girls have made a good start to the new hockey season

Coopers Coborn's girls have made a good start to the new hockey season - Credit: Archant

Hockey squad secure third straight win

Coopers Coborn's year eight netball teams have started the season well

Coopers Coborn's year eight netball teams have started the season well - Credit: Archant

Coopers Coborn’s under-16 girls made it three wins out of three for the hockey department last night.

They beat Forest Under-18s 2nd XI by a 4-0 margin, following double success against New Hall last week.

Coopers are due to visit Ipswich next week and also play in the Essex Cup.

The year eight netball squad were also in action against borough rivals Albany.


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The A team won 9-7, while the B team fought hard to finish 2-6.

“A great start to the season by all the girls who played!” said a school spokesperson.

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A total of 52 students also took part in the Lee Valley Cross Country relays.

The year seven boys squad finished second, while the girls were third.

And the year eight/nine girls came out on top in their age group, while the boys were second.

Each race included around 20 teams and a spokesperson said: “These results are excellent.

“Outstanding effort was shown by every student and fantastic team spirit, giving their all for the badge! What a start to the season!”

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