Glenmere Sport

In June 2017, our Tag Rugby team came in 3rd place in the Tag Rugby Final held at Oakham Rugby Football Club. Again, the children played against the best teams in the County. Well done to everyone who took part! Thank you to Mr Dixon and Mr Dixon for their hard work.

In June 2017, our Year 3 & 4 A & B team came 1st and 2nd in the Oadby & Wigston Tennis Tournament and then went on to gain 1st and 2nd place in the South Leicester District Final. They also gained 4th place at the School Games Super-Series Final which was held at Uppingham Community College, where they competed against the best teams in the county. Well done to all the children who took part in these matches and a big thank you to Chris Whitmore for all his work with the teams.

In May 2017, the Year 3/4 Tag Rugby team recently played in a tournament at the Vipers Rugby Ground, playing against 12 teams from Oadby & Wigston. The team won their group stage, semi final and the final and they will now go onto the area competition. The team have been undefeated this year. Well done to them all! Thank you to Mr Dixon and Mr Dixon for all their hard work with the team coaching.

In April 2017, Glenmere represented Oadby and Wigston in the Leicestershire and Rutland county finals. They played against the top teams from 8 districts. To get to these finals Glenmere had won the Wigston schools competition, which 12 teams had entered. They then went on to beat Gartree High School, who won the Oadby tournament. They then won the Leicester Sports Partnership tournament. On the day of the County finals they did extremely well and came 2nd. They won their group stage, where they played against Hinckley and Bosworth, West Leicester and Melton. They also won their semi final against Blaby and Harborough and then lost in the final to West Leicester, who they had beat in their group stage. It has been over 10 years since Glenmere made the basketball county finals.

Glenmere’s Basketball Teams took part in a tournament held at Wigston Academy on Thursday 16th March 2017. Both teams did extremely well with our A team being undefeated and the B team being knocked out in the semi-finals. Well done to everyone who took part!

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