Sports News

SUPER SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2021

On Saturday 18th September, the Downside Association welcomed current and past parents, OGs and their families to Downside for a Super Saturday of sport: hockey, rugby, football and badminton. It was fantastic to see so many of the wider Downside community supporting our teams in the setting of the beautiful campus that we are lucky […]

RUGBY SEASON 2021/22 START

Tuesday 14th September saw the return of competitive rugby fixtures for Downside. Our 1st XV boys won against Kings Bruton in what proved to be a close and competitive National Cup match. The Downside team were very well led by captain Robert Keeley, who also scored two tries. Our thanks go to Kings Bruton for […]

INTER-HOUSE ATHLETICS 2021

The atmosphere at this year’s Inter-House Athletics Day was electric. Pupils and staff were delighted to be able to participate in this much-beloved annual event, despite the need for distancing and bubbled groups. The event is very much about celebrating sport with a healthy amount of good-natured competitiveness. Whether participating in one of the track […]

PERFORMANCE PATHWAYS: GIRLS’ HOCKEY, CRICKET & NETBALL

The girls representing themselves and Downside at the numerous Performance Pathways each week, do so with great commitment and humility. They are an example to the sporting community at Downside of hard work and dedication. Not only this, but the girls are an embodiment of the Benedictine Values every time they step out on the […]