Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

More success for King’s Golf Team at HMC Foursomes

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The King’s golfers represented the school, for the first time, at the National Finals of the HMC Foursomes, the most prestigious Public School team golf competition. Fresh from their success at the HG Trophy, the team of Charlie Cook (Marlowe, 6a), Christy Francis (Linacre, 6a), Tom Fish (Mitchinson’s, 6a) and Harry Coe (School House, 6a) More »

Harrison & Henry enjoy national success with Canterbury Hockey Club

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Harrison MacKinnon (Mitchinson’s Vth) won the National Plate title with Canterbury Hockey Club Under-16s last Saturday, helping the side seal a 9-3 win over Cheltenham in the final. On the same day, Henry Brett (Carlyon, 6a) was part of the Canterbury Under-18 team that came runners up in the National Cup competition. Well done to More »

Henry qualifies for National Cup Finals with Canterbury Hockey Club

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Henry Brett (Carlyon, 6a) helped the Canterbury Hockey Club Under-18s advance from the semi-finals of the National Cup as they beat Cambridge City 3-2.  As a result, the team will travel to the National final in Nottingham this weekend.  Coach Matt Lea said after the game: “After a challenging season with the Covid restrictions and More »

Matt impresses at British Athletics Olympic Trials

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Matt Stonier (OKS Marlowe, 2015-20) competed against the best 1500m runners in the country at the British Championships in Manchester last weekend. He qualified for the final, which doubled as the Olympic Trials, by coming 3rd in his heat and went on to finish 8th overall in 3:44:53, beating some notable senior athletes. Having left More »

King’s golfers win team competition in national trophy

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Our top three golfers, Charlie Cook (Marlowe, 6a), Christy Francis (Linacre, 6a) and Tom Fish (Mitchinson’s, 6a) won the net team competition in the prestigious ISGA HG Trophy last week. The team travelled up to The Warwickshire Golf Club for the national event which attracts top golfing schools from across England and Scotland. A practice round More »

Theo enjoys equestrian success at British Eventing competitions

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Theo Boyle (Meister Omers, Fifth) has achieved some impressive equestrian results this year. He secured a fourth-place finish at a competition in Borde Hill last month and has managed three other top-10 finishes at British Eventing fixtures, as well as coming runner-up at a Pony Club one-day event. Eventing is an equestrian event where riders More »

King’s win three medals at the Kent Schools Athletics Championships

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Our athletes took two golds and one silver medal at the Kent Schools Athletics Championships in Ashford. They excelled across a variety of disciplines, with Chloe Sumner (Mitchinson’s, 6a) and Marnie Reeves (Harvey, 6b) taking the Senior Girls 200m and javelin titles respectively. Lucy Procter (Jervis, 6b) was the runner-up in the Senior Girls 1500m More »

King’s Hosts Kent Prep School Golf Championships

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King’s was delighted to host the Kent Prep Schools Invitational Golf Championship last week. The event has been running for over 50 years and attracted some of the finest golfers from Kent Prep Schools. Overnight rain had softened up the challenging course at Canterbury Golf Club, but the skies cleared and some high-quality golf was More »

Tommy raises more money for Mind at Kent Trail Half

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Tommy David (Meister Omers, Fifth) has been out fundraising for Mind again, this time completing the Kent Trail Half Marathon in Tunbridge Wells. He recently completed a duathlon with fellow Fifth-former Harrison MacKinnon (Mitchinson’s) to support the charity after a spike in teenagers reaching out for mental health support since the pandemic began. Taking on More »

Matt wins Loughborough International 3k race in season opener

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Matthew Stonier (OKS Marlowe, 2015-20) started his season with an impressive victory at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting on Sunday. Matt showed impressive composure to win a tactical 3,000m race in 8 minutes and 30 seconds, allowing Rory Leonard—who was representing England—to take a 15m lead with a lap and a half to go before More »

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