U12 Boys Rugby

Jo ConwayBoys Sports

The U12’s put in a fantastic display of flowing rugby to beat Mount Kelly 35-10. Henry, Keith and Alfie ran in six tries between them and their powerful running was the highlight of the game. Billy was a deserving man of the match, he used the ball sensibly and tigerishly turning over possession a number of times. In both attack … Read More

Senior Boys Badminton

Jo ConwayAchievements, Boys Sports

The senior boys badminton team played Kingsley this week, which was a great success. Shebbear ended up winning 10-4 overall, with all members of the team winning their singles match

U16 North Devon Rugby Champions

Jo ConwayAchievements, Boys Sports

The U16 Rugby boys had a fantastic afternoon in West Buckland at the annual North Devon Tournament. We played against the best West Buckland , Park School , South Molton, Great Torrington, Bideford and Braunton had to offer and in fairly windy conditions managed to end the day unbeaten and returned to Shebbear as well deserved tournament winners

1stXV Rugby Boys

Jo ConwayBoys Sports

The 1stXV Rugby Boys were involved in the Jonny Wilkinson Cup at Rencomb College on Sunday 11th November. After agonisingly losing in a close game to Mount Kelly in the final of last years tournament, there was plenty of ambition from the Shebbear Squad. The pool games saw Shebbear put together some impressive performances, dispatching Milton Abbey, Rencomb, Kingsley and … Read More

Gliddon and Squire Cross-Country League

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Girls Sports

Coxleigh Barton Equestrian Centre was the venue for the latest race in this season’s league. After torrential rain, conditions were tough and extremely wet and muddy. Many congratulations to everyone who took part: Under 9 Girls: Emma (62nd) Under 9 Boys: Ashton (34th), Ben (55th) and James (57th) Under 11 Boys: George (37th)

Rugby 1stXV 55-15 victory over Milton Abbey

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Sixth Form

The Shebbear 1stXV continued their excellent start to the season with a home game against an ever tenacious Milton Abbey. On Friday the weather looked to play its part and very nearly resulted in a waterlogged pitch, thankfully the dry Saturday allowed us to play the fixture and what a treat it was. The game began at a fast pace, … Read More

U10 Rugby Festival

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, CoCurricular, Girls Sports, Prep School

Join us on Saturday 16th November for an exciting day of U10 Rugby action. Teams from Launceston, Bideford, Barnstaple, Bude, Torrington, Okehampton, Ilfracombe and Crediton will be competing on the day. Refreshments will be available to purchase and entry is free.

Rugby reports

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Senior School, Sixth Form

2nd XV v Trinity 1st XV: won 26-5The 2nd XV took the first half to warm up against Trinity but when they did they played superbly, scoring tries from all over the field, including a cross field kick from Cameron Young to Sean So to score in the corner. It was an excellent performance from all, particularly some of the … Read More

U12 rugby report

Jo ConwayBoys Sports

The U12s traveled to Plymouth College last Saturday and enjoyed some excellent rugby in a triangular festival against the hosts and Exeter School in which we played each side twice in 15 minute games. the final results were: v Plymouth (3-0 W), vExeter (0-1 L), v Plymouth (1-1 D), v Exeter (0-1 L). The focus was enjoyment, confidence and game … Read More

U11 Rugby and Netball v St Joseph’s

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Girls Sports

Shebbear College U11 Rugby and Netball

The Under 11 girls’ netball squad made a great start to the season. We had our first fixture against St. Joseph’s on Wednesday the 25th September and the majority of our team were making the leap from playing at U9 level to the more exacting standard that U11 requires. The girls acquitted themselves really well and upped their game which … Read More

1st XV v Plymouth College

Jo ConwayBoys Sports

Shebbear College 1st XV rugby team

Our 1st XV rugby team were in action at home for the first time this week and produced an outstanding performance against Plymouth College. Both sides battled hard in a fierce and ferocious contest, showcasing great determination and skill levels. Both teams were level at 7-7 at half time, before Plymouth looked to clinch it with 19-14 with 5 minutes … Read More

U12/13 Rugby Tournament

Jo ConwayBoys Sports

Shebbear College Rugby

Our fantastic U12/13 Rugby Tournament took place in glorious sunshine on Thursday 19th September and saw lots of superb action by teams from Shebbear and our guest schools St Joseph’s, Kingsley and Stover.

Welcome to our new Hockey coaches

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Girls Sports

We are delighted to welcome our new hockey coaching team of Mr Andy Egford and Miss Joanna Spooner. Andy joins us on a permanent basis as PE teacher and Head of Hockey and Cricket. His coaching was enjoyed by all pupils last year and saw some notable performances by all teams against much bigger schools, not least our U12 girls’ … Read More

Sixth Form Leavers’ Success with Ealing Trailfinders

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, Sixth Form

We were delighted to hear some great rugby news this week about two of our Sixth Form leavers from this summer. Will Cowan-Dickie has joined the Ealing Trailfinders Academy and Sione Funaki started a try that was scored by Will and has been featured on the Ealing Twitter feed. Well done to both boys, we look forward to hearing more … Read More