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Sporting News

Yesterday, 6 pupils took part in the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Cross Country event held in a very muddy Margam park. A tough course made the conditions difficult but we came away with some outstanding results… Rhys James – 1st Rohan Crossman – 35th (a year young) Cerys Teague – 5th Frances Lewis Wong – 20th (a year young) Elli Sleep – 37th Eden Rae Davies – 3rd (a year young) Rhys, Cerys and Eden have qualified to represent West Glamorgan Schools…
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More sporting success!

Congratulations to Yr10 pupil Bethany Moule (of Neath Harriers), who on Saturday 21st January, at the West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships, was presented with the JDB Williams Award by the Welsh Schools Athletics Association for the top field event performance of summer 2016. Bethany is currently the UK U15 girls’ all time record holder for the 500 gram javelin with a throw of 48.84m. She was ranked number 1 in the UK in 2016 finishing clear of her nearest rival by 7m.…
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Sporting Success

The PE department would like to celebrate the recent successes of pupils, in particular the Yr8 boys football team who were victorious last week against Croesyceilog in the Welsh Cup.  The 4-2 win puts the boys through to the last 8 of the competition. Recognition also needs to be given to a number of athletes; Lauren Thomas (Yr9) had a fantastic competition on the weekend competing at the U15 West Wales indoor athletics competition. She had a PB in the…
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Sporting success over the summer holidays

Sporting success from over the summer holidays update…. Sophie Topper (Year 8), Freja Davies (Year 9), Seren Hughes (Year 10) – selected for the West Glamorgan football squad. Seren Hughes – selection to Welsh cricket senior ladies squad. Bethany Moule New javelin PB of 42.20m – placing 1st in the U15 Welsh Championships. Welsh regional championships – 1st javelin (40.69m). Swansea Junior Games – 1st javelin (40.42m), and 2nd in the 200m (28.21s). Welsh U15 Plate Final – 1st javelin…
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Dwr-y-Felin Athletics Team

Our young Athletics team represented Afan Nedd Tawe in the NASUWT Wales Athletics Competition. They were awesome. They were a credit to themselves and the school. They finished in 2nd place overall only slightly behind Cardiff & The Vale School, Glantaf. Within the results on the day, two of our girls set new records. Bethany Moule threw 40.76m in the Javelin. This throw was further than any of the U16 boys. Bethany also now holds the record for the 300m…
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