Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

1st XI – The Final Home Match of the Season

If ever the stage was set for eleven boys to fill the Elstree shirts, this was it. It is a particularly beautiful southerly view from the Uppers dormitories acr...

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Winners of the U11 Shrewsbury 6-a-side 2015

V Packwood 0-4V Stafford Prep 0-5V Yarlet 3-1V Cothill 2-0V Terra Nova 1-1 (won 3-2 on penalties)V Yarlet 1-1 (won 4-3 on penalties) On the 256th anniversary of...

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Elstree Triathlon

Another busy term of sport came to end on Wednesday 1st July with the annual Elstree Triathlon. Scorching conditions ensured that as well as having plenty of fu...

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Sports Day

Weren’t we lucky with the weather on Sports Day!  It was a fabulous day with some exciting track races and plenty of closely contested field events too, all ...

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House Tennis Championships

Last Wednesday, the House Lawn Tennis Championships took place on Bates. Would northern rock be hard to crack? How far would the hand of southern hospitality ex...

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Elstree Eagles at Caldicott Premier League Cricket

What do you get if you have 6 or 7 all-rounder cricketers, five over innings, short boundaries and three trophies? Answer: the end of defensive cricket. On Sund...

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A Sporting Sunday Service for Elstree’s Super Six!

Radley  Tennis Tournament 2015Myles Ward/Ned Hine ; Angus Goaman (capt)/Andrew Holmes ; Max Findlay/ Hector Brown  Group match v Moulsford          ...

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Bates brings out the best in Mothers

What a racket, what funFor mother and sonFurnish’d and burnish’d by Woolhampton sunWhat strenuous doubles they played after teaThey in the tournament at sun...

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Fathers and Sons’ Golf Competition

A slightly breezy afternoon brightened up into something much more glorious as nine Elstree boys accompanied by their fathers (or uncles or Grandfathers in a co...

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Veni vidi Vincent!

This year’s Fathers and Sons’ tennis competition had the usual edgy competitiveness cloaked in charming chivalry and bonhomie, After all, the runners and ri...

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