Match Report
Alleyn's School Boys-U14A vs  Stamford
On: Friday, 20 Aug 2021
Venue: tbc

<p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span class="s2" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri; font-weight: bold;">National Fives Championships, August 2021</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">During August 2021 Alleyn&rsquo;s School were&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">privileged</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;to host all of the National Schools&rsquo; Championships for both boys and girls.</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">During the first weekend we hosted the 13&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">boys</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&rsquo;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">age group and all of the girls</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&rsquo;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;age groups. Milo Arie finished as National U13 Champion after winning an all Alleyn&rsquo;s final against National&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">r</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">unner</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">-u</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">p Archie Shaw. They then paired in the doubles and won a close final against Edinburgh Academy to become National U13&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">d</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">oubles&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">c</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">hampions. The girls also enjoyed great success. Martha Nugent, (AOG), won the U18 singles,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">with&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Katie Innes finish</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">ing</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;as runner</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">-</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">up. Katie then partnered Lu Arie and they finished as National doubles&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">winners. At Under 16 level Anna Chance finished as National&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">s</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">ingles&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">r</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">unner-</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">u</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">p</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Anna then partnered Claudia Davey and they finished as National&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">d</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">oubles&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">r</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">unners-Up. At Under 14,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Emily Erdmeier and Annie Guo finished at National doubles winners, Emily finished as National singles runner-up and Claudia Davey won the plate competition. At Under 13 level Annabel McAllister was National singles runner</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">-</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">up and Annabelle and Janice&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Ho&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">finished as National doubles runners-up.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">It was a fine weekend of all-round success in all competitions.</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">The second group of competitions were held over four days later in the month and involved the U14,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">U</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">16 and 18 boys</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&rsquo; age groups</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">.&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">To give some context, Alleyn&rsquo;s last won an U18 boys</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&rsquo;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;National championship in 2008 and there has never been an all Alleyn&rsquo;s final. So&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">we are</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;delighted to&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">report</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;that in an all Alleyn&rsquo;s final Gwydion&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Wiseman finished</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;as National champion and Stuart&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Scott&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">as runner-up. They then finished as doubles champions, defeating Winchester in the final. To cap off an incredible day Laurie&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Milner&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">and Theo&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Vernac</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">c</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">hio&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">won the U16 National doubles (last won in 2007), defeating Tonbridge in the final. In earlier finals Alex Dorok</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">h</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">ov,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Eli Arie,&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Patrick Harrison and Harrison Shaw all finished as plate winners.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;Sky</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">e</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;Richar</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">z</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;finished as plate runner-up.</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">During the weekend we&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">were</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;joined by some&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">Yr.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: Calibri;">&nbsp;14s so that the 2019/20 U18 singles and doubles could be retrospectively played. Gwydion was again successful and won the singles and he and Stuart were again successful in the doubles, defeating Blundell&rsquo;s in a very close final.</span></p> <p class="s3" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; caret-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px;">&nbsp;</span></p>