Category Archives: John Fisher School

Fisher Festival, John Fisher playing fields Plough Lane, May 5

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Old MidWhitgiftians enjoy a try-fest at Lime Meadow Avenue

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old MidWhitgiftians quickly got their season back on track with a breath-taking 62-5 win at home against Old WImbledonians in Surrey 1 last Saturday. Andrew Dean scored a hat-trick of tries, fellow centre Temi Okenla got two, and … Continue reading

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Rugger off! Pitch tensions force cancellation of grudge match

The annual match between John Fisher and Whitgift schools’ senior rugby teams, due to be staged today, was cancelled because of fears of more physical violence on the sidelines than on the field of play. Catholic state school Fisher, named … Continue reading

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John Fisher makes shortlist in national schools’ rugby awards

John Fisher School in Purley has been shortlisted as School of the Year in the national rugby awards. The Catholic boys’ school has a long-standing reputation for producing outstanding sportsmen, including international rugby players Paul Sackey and Kyle Traynor, and … Continue reading

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Warlingham to host Saracens’ summer rugby camp, Aug 30-31

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham is hosting its final kids’ rugby summer camp of the holidays at Hamsey Green next week, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 30-31. For boys and girls aged from five to 13, the organisers already have around 40 youngsters … Continue reading

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Stellar season sees Trinity shortlisted for rugby award

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Trinity School has been shortlisted as the Rugby School of the Year at a set of awards which recognise outstanding contribution to the sport. The National Rugby Awards will take place at Twickenham on September 1 and the … Continue reading

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Double champion Rooney proves a point and relays a message

Martyn Rooney ensured his place among the greats in British athletics history last night when he retained his European 400 metres title in Amsterdam, and promptly stirred another row with officials over selections for the relay squads this weekend. The … Continue reading

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