Category: Sport

Musings from a peninsula

What has happened to England? – Six Nations report – Rosy F

It is that time of the year again, when local rugby fans gather to support England in the 6 nations. While it used to be a time for England fans to celebrate Englands success, more recently it has been a time to curse out the below par performances. The last time that England won the…
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Formula 1 2021 season – Matt C & Archie L

What is Formula 1? Formula 1 is the highest class of international racing and has been around since 1950. An F1 season consists of a series of races, aka Grands Prix, across the world. The results of each race are evaluated using a points system to determine who will win the two annual World Championships:…
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Racism in Sports: Let’s talk about it – Rachael Ilori

I’m sure by now many of you have heard about the rather serious accusations of racist hate crimes at Yorkshire Cricket Club. The allegations were made by Azeem Rafiq, a British-Asian cricketer originally from Pakistan. Rafiq spoke at an emotional tribunal hearing and outlined harrowing instances of bullying and abuse, which were deemed to be…
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Men’s T20 World Cup – Jos Buttler shows just how good he is! – Rosy F

Saturday 23rd October saw the top 12 cricket nations start their campaigns in the cricket T20 World Cup. For those who do not know, T20 cricket is the shortest form of cricket (if you do not count the controversial hundred!) where each side bats for 20 overs then bowls for 20 overs, where one over…
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Reminiscing on a Normal Sports Day – Lucy Dixon

Last Sunday would have seen the annual whole school sports day, following the leavers’ divisions and chapel service. Unfortunately it was not to be. So what have we all missed. The leavers’ chapel service is probably the most entertaining chapel service you will ever go to. Listening to the year 13s tell all their funny stories; describing their journey growing up through the school, sharing the memories and events which had led for many of their years at the school to have been filled with…
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The End of the Group Stages: Euro’s 2021 Week 2 – Rosy F

The second edition of this article is looking over the past week of the Euro’s 2021 tournament. There have been heartbreaks and lifelines with the final 16 advancing to the knock out stages. Group A With Italy winning all 3 games, they placed top of the group, followed by Wales and Switzerland both on a…
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Ronaldo missing a sitter, Erikson collapses and Phil Foden’s hair; Euro’s 2021 Week 1 – Rosy F

The highly anticipated football event has started in Hungary and within the first week, a lot has happened! This article will be the start of a new series where I look a week of the best football in Europe and give my opinions on it, as well as my predictions for the next week. Group…
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Year 12 Boys take a shock win in the Netball Match! – Joel S

The year 12 netball team took on their fellow peers in a very competitive match, here is Joel S’ report of the match! “On Wednesday, May 19th, a novel occurrence to took place in the sports hall at RHS. To my knowledge, the ‘not-so-friendly’ match that took place was the first of its kind. What…
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What is really going on in India? – Lucy Dixon

“It can be said with pride, India … defeated COVID-19 under the able, sensible, committed and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Modi … introducing India to the world as a proud and victorious nation in the fight against COVID”.  These are the words of India’s current ruling party, Bharatiya Janata. Having only being announced only a few…
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Dalian Atkinson; tragic murder and evidence for why we have more work to do on race equality- Savannah Collis

On August 15th, 2016, former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson was murdered by two police officers in what was an initial noise complaint which resulted in an unnecessary brutal and violent act of power abuse. Atkinson was reported by a concerned neighbour for making a bit of noise outside his father’s house, at the time…
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