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School Sport: Redden Court girls net county spot

PUBLISHED: 07:32 06 October 2015

Latest news from the netball court (pic: Graham Hodges)

Latest news from the netball court (pic: Graham Hodges)

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Mixed fortunes for netball squads

Redden Court’s under-16 girls will represent Havering at the county round of the National Netball Championships after winning three of their four borough matches.

The Romford pupils overcame a slow start in their first match against Chafford, which they lost 9-6, to beat Emerson Park and Albany.

And they saved their best netball until last, defeating Coopers Coborn 9-3 in their final match to go through.

Redden Court: Scarlett Jacks, Emily Roofe, Emily Diwell, Holly Nash, Lucy Eost, Amy Pinkney, Tayler Martin, Josie East, Louise Banham-Scott.

The under-14s missed out in a high-standard competiting, but competed well in defeats against Chafford (7-6) and Albany (8-6) and beat Sacred Heart (7-5).

Coopers proved too strong on the day, though, as they ran out 15-2 winners but a Redden court spokesperson said: “This was the first competition of the season so the girls can only get stronger.”

Redden Court: Katie Hawkes, Ellie Luxton, Grace Roberts (captain), Nicole Payne, Victoria Long, Molly Eagling, Amy Nash, Angel Norris.

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