Area Football Finals 2016

Both our boys' and girls' teams played in the North Devon Football Finals, which were held at Barnstaple Football Club, this Spring.
We competed against the best sixteen team from our area - who all had to qualify by winning their local competitions.

We had a great time (as the photo shows !) and were also very successful.

It's got to be said that our boys' team had a mixed morning, however they put in a fantastic performance in their last group match to win 4 - 0. This meant they qualified for the knock-out stage by scoring one more goal than the school in third place.
This obviously spurred us on and we went on to reach the final where we lost by a single goal to Braunton.

Our girls' team were unbeatable - and in fact they went through the whole tournament without loosing a single game.
Unfortunately our semi-final finished 0 - 0 and this meant the "lottery" of penalties; which we lost.

We managed to put the disappointment behind us pretty quickly (an ice-cream on the way home helped a lot) and when we look back we're really proud of how well we did.