Hockey Awards Evening Success

The Leicestershire Youth Hockey Schools and Youth Presentation evening saw Oakhamians pick up plenty of awards for their successful 2018-2019 season.

Evie (Form 2) and Harry (Form 1) were presented with awards on behalf of the U12 Girls’ and Boys’ teams respectively for reaching the Regional Finals.

Violet (Form 2) was presented with an award for the U13 team being National Finalists. Adam (Form 3) picked up an award on behalf of Harry (Form 7) for the U18 Boys Indoor squad reaching the National Finals as well as the U18 Outdoor National Quarter Finals.

A huge round of applause was also given to Oakham’s Director of Hockey, Mr James Bateman, who was presented with the Neil Mullinger Award for Sporting Endeavour, recognising his support to young athletes throughout their Hockey journey.

Director of Hockey, Mr James Bateman, said “It was a wonderful evening. The event is always a great way to celebrate the many successes of the season. I am really proud of all the Oakhamians for their achievements as well as their numerous coaches who have helped them improve and develop”. James continues, “I also feel very privileged to receive the award for Sporting Endeavour. Neil Mullinger was a previous Director of Hockey at Oakham School – so it is incredible to be awarded something named after him!”

Oakham’s Hockey success continues year on year and these outstanding results emphasise the quality of the sport that is being taught and played at the School.

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