School's Under 16 and Under 14 6-a-side Hockey teams both won their respective
age groups at the recent Chameleon Hockey Tournament hosted by Fettes
College on Sunday, 2nd March. The two teams finished the tournament
The prestigious tournament attracts Scotland's most talented Hockey teams, all
of whom battle it out every year in what proves to be a tournament displaying
the highest standard of Hockey.
Loretto’s Under 16 team beat Fettes 3-1, Strathallan 1-0 and Glenalmond 7-0 to
be crowned champions. The Under 14 team also had an unbeaten run by winning 4-1
against Fettes, 3-1 against Strathallan and rounded off the day with a 4-1 win
Jonathan Hewat, Director of External Affairs at Loretto, commented, "This
is a real feather in the boys' hat and we do congratulate them all. The teams
showed real skill and tenacity."
For further information, please contact Mr Jonathan
Hewat, Director of External Affairs at Loretto Scjhoo, on 0131 653 4413 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attached photograph shows the winning Loretto teams;
Left – Mr Neil Allan (Director of Hockey)
Back row Under 16 team (left to right) – Joe Waterston,
Murray Brechin, James Dickinson, Kyle Wright, Brodie Good (capt), Cameron
Blair, Timon van Rensburgh, Finlay McCreath, Stuart Thurlow
Front row Under 14 team (left to right) – Finlay Broomfield,
Murray Wigmore, Kyle McGhie, Justus Dieffenbacher, Jamie Butler (capt), Calum
Simon Smith, Lucas Oderiz, Ruari Reynier
Right – Mr Dennis Dickinson (Under 14 coach)
Set in a leafy campus just outside Edinburgh near East
Lothian's coastline, Loretto provides an all‐round education for around 630
boys and girls – boarders and day pupils ‐ aged 3‐18. The School is made up of
two parts: the Junior School ('The Nippers') for children aged 3‐12, and the
Senior School for those aged 12‐18.
Founded in 1827 as Scotland's original boarding school,
Loretto is well known for its relaxed family atmosphere, traditional values and
emphasis on the development of the whole person, mind, body and spirit.