25 March 2022
Congratulations to the U16 Talbot Heath netball team for winning the Sisters N Sport National Plate Final recently; the event which runs for a number of weeks, involved over 700 school teams entering the competition across England. Dorset’s new national champions played Whitburn school, near Sunderland, in the final, winning convincingly with 46-32. The team consists of Bea, [Captain], Nina [Vice-Captain], Lara, Hattie, Holly, Elle, Lola, Jenna and Ella; Bea, had a double celebration as she won player of the day.
The Sisters N Sport National Plate is a knockout competition where every match is important, involving a series of very competitive games against some strong schools. Mrs Burgan, who has been coaching the team, said how ‘Incredibly proud’ she is of their achievements. Adding, ‘The team had to travel to various schools across the South, and every game they played displayed with commitment and unity. This led us to reach the final of the Sisters N Sport Plate final. It was a wonderful atmosphere. Well done!’