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March 2019

 

County Cross-Country Championships, Basingstoke

 

On Thursday the 7th March one of our year 6 boys represented Eastleigh and Winchester District at the County Cross-Country Championships in Basingstoke. This was a huge achievement as he had qualified from two previous rounds and was one of only two boys from the Eastleigh area. The race was a very muddy and windy 1.8km with over 160 runners! He came 47th and his position contributed towards Eastleigh and Winchester District winning the team event.

 

We are very proud indeed!

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Sparsholt Tag Rugby Festival, WRC - Thursday 21st March 2019

 

On Thursday we took a team to the annual Sparsholt Tag Rugby Festival which was held at Winchester Rugby Club. It was a huge event with 16 other schools attending from the Winchester and Eastleigh District. We played 9 games and won 6 of them, scoring 23 tries in total! The team organised themselves brilliantly, kept their attacking/defensive lines, tagged well and executed some amazing tries. In true Merdon spirit they encouraged each other and came away with a team award for the 'loudest support team!' for which each player won a T-shirt.

 

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Knightwood 1 v Merdon 2   - Won

Kingsworthy 4 v Merdon 2

John Keble 1 v Merdon 3    - Won

 

Merdon 3 v Owslebury 2    - Won

Merdon 2 v St Faiths 4

Merdon 3 v St Peters 1       - Won

 

Winnall 1 v Merdon 2          - Won

Kingsworthy 3 v Merdon 2

Micheldever 1 v Merdon 4    - Won

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