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LORETTO HOCKEY ACES WIN UNDER 16 & UNDER 14 CHAMELEON HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
6th March 2014

Loretto 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 unbeaten.


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 over Glenalmond.

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 jhewat@loretto.com

 

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)

Loretto School

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. 

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