Sport Report: 18/09/2015

This week in Sport has seen all extra-curricular clubs get up and running with some excellent numbers attending; over 100 boys participated in Rugby and 70 girls participated in Netball. 

Below is a full list of all the extracurricular school clubs in PE this term:

Monday – Year 7/Year 9 Boys Rugby Training and Year 7/Year 8 Girls Netball Training

Tuesday – Year 8/Year 10/Year 11 Boys Rugby Training, Year 7/Year 8 Mixed Hockey Training and Year 9/Year 10/Year 11 Girls Netball Training

Wednesday – Fixtures Night – see all Fixtures here

Friday – Year 7 Boys Rugby Training, All Years Girls Netball Training, Year 9/Year 10/Year 11 Hockey Training and All Years Girls’ Football

Our first fixture of the year took place back on the 8th September with the Year 11 Rugby team booking themselves a spot in the second round of the Cup with a comfortable win against Liskeard 22-15. Try scorers included Josh Barberry, Fraser Nottle (2) and Cameron Davies. Ben Plummer took the man of the match honours and another important point of note was the return of Finn Richardson to the Year 11 Rugby team who made an important and positive impact as a substitute in the second half. The boys now await the winners of Sir James Smith and Treviglas in the second round.

The first block fixture took place in the form of three pre-season games away at Penair last Friday; the Year 7 team representing Penrice Academy for the first time, the Year 8s and the Year 9s all travelled and got some very important game time under their belts. The Year 7 team returned victorious winning 20-15, the Year 8s lost narrowly 20-10 and the Year 9s won comfortably 37-12.

This week saw all five year groups travel to Truro School in our first full-set of fixtures this year and a real opportunity to gauge the quality of all of our Rugby teams. The Year 7 team were arguably team of the day with a fantastic 40-15 victory – a great team performance saw the boys earn their victory. Notable performances came from Jake Edmonson who scored a stunning hat trick, John Sherard playing in his first ever game and Jowan Conibear-Trathen for excellent tackling. The Year 8s battled hard and competed for the majority of the match before going down 42-5. There were many excellent individual performances including Ewan Ross, Monty Jones and Loui Hill who scored an extraordinary solo try.

The Year 9s were also victorious coming back from 19-10 at half time to win 26-32 with another excellent team performance. Kieron Giles made a great impact as a substitute to score the winning try which was duly converted by Kit May to earn Penrice the win. Both the Year 10 and Year 11 teams were understrength but competed incredibly well, despite both being in a losing cause the Year 10s losing 37-12, and Year 11s 47-5.


Year 11 Cornwall County Cup – Round 1

Year 11 – Penrice Academy 22-15 Liskeard (MVP – Ben Plummer)


Wednesday 11th September – (pre-season friendlies)

Year 7 – Penair 15-20 Penrice Academy (MVP – Oscar Acraman)

Year 8 – Penair 42-0 Penrice Academy (MVP – Charlie Dent)

Year 9 – Penair 37-12 Penrice Academy (MVP – Jack Cocking)


Wednesday 16th September – Truro School

Year 7 – Truro School 15-40 Penrice Academy (MVP – Jake Edmonson)

Year 8 – Truro School 42-5 Penrice Academy (MVP – Ewan Ross/Monty Jones)

Year 9 – Truro School 26-32 Penrice Academy (MVP – Kaelin Fletcher-Taylor)

Year 10 – Truro School 37-12 Penrice Academy (MVP – Gabriel Connolly)

Year 11 – Truro School 47-5 Penrice Academy (MVP – Henry Hutchinson)


Next Week

The girls get their competitive season up and running next week with the Year 8 and Year 10 Netball teams hosting Truro High School on Tuesday and the Year 7, Year 8 and Year 11 teams hosting Brannel on Wednesday.

It is another busy week for the Rugby players with Years 7, 8, 10 and 11 playing at home against Fowey on Wednesday. There is Cup Rugby in the form of the Year 9 team who are travelling to Brannel on Tuesday and the Year 8s are at home against Poltair on Friday both in the first round of the County Cup. Finally the Year 9 Boys Football team are in National Cup competition action hosting Wadebridge on Monday with the game due to kick off at 3:30pm.