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Students Selected to Represent Suffolk or Essex

16 Feb 24

It’s been an amazing Cross Country season for Woodbridge School athletes, and as it draws to a close we can confirm that a number of our students have been selected to represent their counties at the final National Cross Country events of the winter calendar.

Congratulations to all of those selected, details below:

UK Inter Counties – Nottingham Saturday 9 March
A record thirteen athletes will represent Suffolk and Essex at this one off event attended by every county in England, Wales and Scotland. For U20 and above the race also serves as the Great Britain selection event for the World Cross Country Championships in Belgrade on Saturday 30 March.

Racing for Suffolk (Burgundy vest):
U13 Girls : Year 7’S India J, Ella and Alexandra
U13 Boys : Year 7’s Dexter, Joshua and Otis, Year 8’s Digby
U15 Girls : Year 9’s Romilly and Felicity
U15 Boys : Year 10’s Jasper
U17 Men : Year 11’s Angus and Year 12’s Iwan

Racing for Essex (Red Vest):
U20 Men : Year 13’s Henry

English Schools Championship – Pontefract Saturday 16 March
The largest and most competitive schools Cross Country event of the year for Juniors (Year 8) and above, where each county select their top eight athletes across two year groups to compete for individual and team honours. The top ten individuals on the day, at Junior and Inter level, are then selected to represent English Schools at the home nation international the following week. (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales).

Racing for Suffolk Schools (Blue vest):
Junior Girls: Year 9’s Romilly
Junior Boys: Year 9’s Jago and Year 8’s Digby
Inter Boys : Year 11’s Angus
Senior Boys: Year 13’s Henry and Year 12’s Iwan

On short non travelling reserve lists:
Junior Girls : First Reserve – Year 9’s Felicity
Senior Boys : Third Reserve – Year 12’s Bruce

We wish our athletes every success and would like to thank parents and staff for their tireless support through the winter!

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