Sports News

GIRLS CRICKET WINS OVER PRIOR AND ROYAL HIGH

This week the Downside girls U15A cricket squad won against Prior Park and Royal High Bath in the first round of the 2020 Lady Taverners competitions – the UK’s only national girls-only cricket competitions. In a post-match interview the Downside team spoke of how supportive they were of each other throughout the games – an […]

INTER-HOUSE ATHLETICS COMPETITION

Sporting spirits were high last week as all six Houses at Downside School competed in the ever-popular annual Inter-House Athletics. The School decamped up to the athletics track and field, complete with music and refreshments, to compete in a variety of events including javelin, high jump, shot put and running. The standard of the performances […]

ETHAN’S RUGBY PATHWAY

Sport at Downside School in Somerset continues to go from strength to strength, for both the boys and girls teams. Pupils’ discipline, humility, tenacity and teamwork on and off the pitch is evident in everything that they do. One such pupil is Sports Scholar Ethan Morgan who lives for rugby and has recently been selected […]

ROSSLYN PARK NATIONAL SCHOOLS 7S VASE

Tuesday 26th March saw Downside School’s 1st VII compete in the Rosslyn Park National Schools 7s Vase, the largest school rugby tournament in the world. The boys performed better than they have for over 20 years; indeed they won all four games on the first day. Day two started well with a win against Gower College, Swansea […]