Bedwell Netball Team has firmly established itself as a force to be reckoned with over the last few years, winning the Stevenage League three times in six years and consistently making the final of the District Cup competition. This year has been a particularly successful one, with teams in action in both the Girls and Mixed leagues - you can find out more about how we've got on below...
Season update - June
It was a packed end to the school netball season, with both our Girls and Mixed teams working hard to complete all of their fixtures in time and finish as high as possible in the league table. Our Girls team took on Camps Hill, St Margaret's, St Nicks and Shephalbury Park in a series of tight, tough games, and finished in 7th place overall in the Stevenage league. Our Mixed team, meanwhile, went into their last game against St Ippolyts with everything to play for - and put in an awesome all-around team performance to win the game and go level on points with two other schools. The final league positions were decided on goal difference, where our sportsmanship (not running up big scores when we were winning) unfortunately went against us, and we finished as bronze-medallists (but joint first on points!)
Season update - March
After lots of cancellations due to rain, snow and ice, our Year 5/6 Girls Netball team only managed to play one game this half-term, taking on Trotts Hill in the Stevenage league. On a dark and rainy evening, we had to work really hard to move the ball down the court, with player-of-the-match Madhumitha seeming to cover every spot of ground as she battled to win the ball back.
In the last week of term, our Mixed Netball team took on Knebworth, securing an amazing win thanks to their precise passing, tight marking and all-around determination. Jayse was our player of the match this time around, thanks to his hugely impressive shooting.
Season update - December
Both our Girls and Mixed Netball squads have been in action this term, with tough league games against Ashtree, Codicote and St Ippolyts. It was brilliant to see the grit and determination with which both teams have approached every game, doubling their efforts when the going got tough and even battling on when the early nights meant that they had to finish some of their matches in near-darkness! As a result of all of that, they have had great success, winning two and losing one of their games and showing some impressive form that will put them in contention for medals at the end of the season!