Sports Round-Up (18-22 October)

25 October 2021

Welcome to the first edition of ‘Sports Round-Up’, which provides the latest results and reports from our Sports teams’ fixtures and events! Check out the results and reports from 18-22 October below!

U16 Boys’ Basketball v Truro School (Away)

The U16 Boys’ Basketball team produced a fantastic all-round team performance against Truro School’s Academy first team earlier this week.

Both sides contributed towards what was an entertaining encounter, with some superb basketball on show.

Year 11 Boys’ Rugby v Kings College (Away)

Wednesday afternoon saw the Year 11 Rugby team travel to Taunton for a fixture v Kings College.

After a strong start from the hosts, Penryn battled their way back into the game with a fantastic second-half performance, but suffered a narrow 17-12 defeat.

A big thank you to Kings College, who hosted the team superbly, offering great facilities and much-appreciated sausages and chips!

Players of the Match: Ross and Freddie.

Year 10 Boys’ Rugby v Camborne Science & International Academy (Home)

On Thursday evening, the Year 10 Boys’ Rugby team progressed to the quarter-finals of the County Cup following a fantastic 26-19 victory over Camborne Science & International Academy.

In what was an extremely tight and well-matched encounter, Penryn showed excellent resilience to emerge as victors – playing with 14 boys for a majority of the game due to an injury.

Reflecting on the performance, Penryn College Rugby Coach, Mr Williams, said: “The boys really pulled together as a team, ‘onen hag oll’ style!

“We’re really excited for the quarter-finals and everyone is expected to keep at training in order to keep the progression and momentum moving forwards.”

Year 9 Boys’ Rugby v Sir James Smith’s School (Home)

The Year 9 Boys’ Rugby team suffered a narrow County Cup defeat to Sir James Smith’s School earlier this week.

Penryn showed great character and determination to come back from three tries down to level the match, demonstrating some great attacking play, but lost out by the narrowest of margins.

Speaking following the match, Mr Shepherd said: “Each of the players played fantastically well and the squad should be proud of their efforts.”

Year 7 Boys’ Rugby v Camborne Science & International Academy (Home)

The ever-growing Year 7 Boys’ Rugby team produced a fantastic performance in a friendly fixture v Camborne Science & International Academy earlier this week.

Speaking following the match, Head of PE, Mr Tucker, said: “It was another fantastic performance from this Year 7 group of players, who were boosted by the return of Fraser following his injury!”

U15 Girls’ Netball v Ivybridge Community College (Away)

After a fantastic second-round National Schools Netball Cup victory against St Ives School, the U15 Girls’ Netball team suffered a narrow defeat to Ivybridge Community College in the third round of the competition on Tuesday evening.

It was a closely-fought encounter, but with the scoreboard reading 17-17 at the end of the third quarter, it was the hosts who pushed on to register a 24-21 victory.

Player of the Match: Flo.

Year 11 Performance Sport Netball v Mounts Bay Academy (Away)

The Year 11 Netball team put in a brave performance against Mounts Bay Academy on Wednesday evening.

For many of the girls, it was one of their first competitive games, but each player demonstrated fantastic determination and resilience against a strong Mounts Bay side.

Reflecting on the match, Year 11 Netball Coach, Mrs Walker, said: “I am really proud of the girls. They all stepped up fantastically well and showed each other fantastic support throughout the match.”

Year 7 and 8 Girls’ Netball v Richard Lander School (Away)

On Thursday evening, two Year 7 and Year 8 Netball teams travelled to Richard Lander School for a group set of fixtures.

All players showed great effort in each of the matches, producing some brilliant passages of play.

It now means that all Year 7 and 8 players who attend Netball Club have participated in competitive games this year!

U16 Hockey v Truro School (Away)

In what was their first game as a full squad, the U16 Hockey players faced Truro School on Monday evening.

The players produced a great team performance, and each individual played their part in what was a fantastic, entertaining encounter.

U14 Girls’ Hockey Tournament at Richard Lander School

Thursday saw the U14 Girls’ Hockey team take part in a full-day tournament hosted by Richard Lander School.

The girls produced some fantastic, free-flowing attacking play, and showed great resilience throughout the day. It was also the first time many of the players had participated on an 11-a-side pitch!

Year 9 Boys’ Football v Redruth School (Home)

On Tuesday evening, the Year 9 Boys’ Football team were eliminated from the National Cup following a loss to Redruth School.

In treacherous weather conditions, Penryn showed great resilience throughout the match, in what was their first competitive match on the STP!

Year 8 Football v Callington Community College (Away)

The Year 8 Football team travelled to Callington Community College earlier this week for the squad’s third-round National Cup fixture.

Despite losing the match, there were many positives to take from the game, including Elena’s fantastic performance in goal!