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Sports Results

Keep up-to-date with the latest Bolton School sports stories.  The latest results are at the top of the page and full sports stories can be accessed underneath the results.

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Boys' Division results are frequently updated via Twitter @SportatBolton and Girls' Division results @bsgirls_sport.

 

Boys' Division Sports Results

Follow the Boys' Division Sports Department on Twitter @SportatBolton.

 

CRICKET

For full Summer 2017 cricket match reports click here

Tuesday 4th July vs Merchant Taylors

U14 team won
U13 team won
U12 team lost

Monday 3rd July vs Oldham - Lancashire Schools Cup Final

U14 team won

Saturday 1st July vs Birkenhead

1st XI team won
2nd XI team won
U15 team won
U14 team lost
U13 team won
U12 team won

Saturday 24th June vs Cheadle Hulme

2nd XI team won
U15 team won
U13 team lost
U12 A team lost
U12 B team won

Friday 23rd June vs Manchester Grammar School - Lancashire Schools Cup Semi-Final

U13 team lost

Tuesday 20th June vs Kirkham Grammar School - Lancashire Schools Cup Semi-Final

U12 team lost

Saturday 17th June vs King's School Macclesfield

1st XI team won
U15 team lost
U14 team won
U13a team won
U13b team lost
U12 team won

Friday 16th June vs QEGS - Lancashire Schools Cup Quarter Final

U12 team won

Thursday 15th June vs Turton - Lancashire Schools Cup Quarter Final

U14 team won

Tuesday 13th June vs Manchester Grammar School

U15 team won 

Friday 26th May

1st XI team lost vs Sedbergh School
U15 team won vs Audenshaw
U14 team vs Blue Coat School, Liverpool - Lancashire Schools Cup
U12 team won vs Blue Coat School, Liverpool - Lancashire Schools Cup

Thursday 25th May vs Bury Grammar School - County Cup

U13 team won

Saturday 13th May vs Manchester Grammar School

1st XI team won
U15 team won
U14 team won
U13 team won
U12 A team lost
U12 B team won

Saturday 6th May vs Lancaster Royal Grammar School

1st XI team won
2nd XI team lost
U15 team lost
U14 team won
U13 team won
U12 team won

Wednesday 3rd May vs Stonyhurst

2nd XI team won
3rd XI team won

Saturday 29th April vs King's School Chester

1st XI team won
U14 team won
U13 A team won
U13 B team won
U12 A team lost narrowly
U12 B team won

Wednesday 26th April - 15/15 Cricket Competition

2nd XI team:
Won vs Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Lost vs Sedbergh
2nd in group overall

Wednesday 26th April - HMC T20 Cup Matches

1st XI team:
Won vs AKS Lytham
Won vs Altrincham Grammar School

Saturday 22nd April vs Manchester Grammar School

U14 team won
U13 team lost
U12 team lost

Wednesday 19 April - Midweek Fixtures

1st XI team lost vs Merchant Taylors Crosby
2nd XI team lost vs Manchester Grammar School

 

TENNIS

Thursday 29th June vs Bradford Grammar School

U15 team won
U14 team won

Wednesday 21st June vs Manchester Grammar School - AEGON Lancashire Tennis Div 1 Final

U13 team lost 6-7 in shoot-out tie break

Thursday 15th June vs Christ the King - AEGON Lancashire Tennis Div 1 Semi-Final

U13 team won

Monday 12th June - Bradford Grammar School Tournament

U13 team lost in final
U12 team reached semi-final

Thursday 18th May vs St Peters

Lost 4-8 overall

Thursday 11th May vs Manchester Grammar School

U15 team lost
U14 team won

Wednesday 10th May vs Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

U13 team won

Wednesday 3rd May vs Kirkham Grammar School

U13 team won

  

ATHLETICS

Tuesday 27th June - Bolton Town Athletics

Individual achievements:
Luca Latona - 1st in Long Jump
Finlay Harper - 2nd in Shot, 3rd in Discus
Thomas Darbyshire - 3rd in 1500m, 3rd in Triple Jump
Laurence Britton - 4th in 800m
Sam Allen - 4th in High Jump

 

WATER POLO

Thursday 11th May - ESSA U13 Finals

Bolton School U13 team:
Won 8-1 vs King Edward's School Birmingham
Won 6-2 vs Whitgift
Won 5-4 vs Manchester Grammar School in the semi-final

Final:
Drew 3-3 vs Trinity School, won 3-1 on penalties

Thursday 30th March - ESSA U15 Finals

Final:
Won 6-2 vs Trinity School

Saturday 4th March - ESSA U18 National Final

Bolton School U18 team:
Won vs 7-2 HABS
Won 7-2 vs Dulwich
Drew 4-4 vs Trinity School, won 4-2 on Penalties

Final:
Won 8-1 vs HABS

Bolton School U18s won the ESSA U18 Championships for the 4th year running!

 

 

Girls' Division Sports Results

Follow the Girls' Division Sports Department on Twitter @BSGirls_Sport.

 

ROUNDERS 

Thursday 6th July - Bolton Schools' Tournament

Year 8 team reached semi-finals

Tuesday 4th July - Bolton Schools' Tournament

Year 10 team reached semi-finals
Year 7 team runners up in group stage

Monday 19th June vs Canon Slade

Year 10 team lost
Year 9 team lost
Year 8 team lost
Year 7 team lost

Thursday 15th June vs St Joseph's

Year 9 team lost
Year 8 team won

Wednesday 14th June vs Rivington High School

Year 10 team won 
Year 8 team won 
Yer 7 team won

Wednesday 24th May vs Turton

Year 8 team won 

Thursday 11th May vs St Catherine's Academy

Year 9 team won

 

ATHLETICS

Tuesday 27th June - Bolton Town Athletics

Year 7&8 team 2nd overall
Lucy Dixon (Y7) - 1st in 800m
Alicia Quinton-Taylor - 1st in Discus

Wednesday 21st June - Bolton Town Athletics

Year 9&10 team 2nd overall
Ella Wilson (Y9) - 1st in Javelin

Monday 12th June vs Bury Grammar School

Bolton School won 81-67 points

 

TENNIS

Tuesday 20th June vs Bury Grammar School

Year 9&10 team won
Year 7&8 team lost

Tuesday 13th June vs Kirkham Grammar School

Doubles:
Year 8 won
Year 7 won

AEGON:
Year 10 lost

Thursday 11th May vs Stonyhurst

Year 8s won

Tuesday 2nd May vs Canon Slade

Bolton School won overall

Saturday 29th April vs Manchester High School for Girls

Year 8 team all even after singles and doubles, won 10-8 in shootout

 

Friday, 15 September 2017

Royal Appointment for Water-Polo Boys

RoyalVisit-169.jpg

Players and staff from Bolton School were thrilled to represent water polo and demonstrate their expertise to Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, during his royal visit to Merseyside yesterday.  Visiting Guinea Gap Leisure Centre in Wallasey, the...
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Friday, 11 August 2017

Lancashire Bowler Visits Flintoff Cricket Academy

Flintoff Cricket Academy - cricket

Forty cricketing enthusiasts aged 5-16 years from across the region took part in this year’s Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy held at Bolton School. Children of all levels of ability enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to learn cricket the Andrew Flintoff...
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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

England Player Adds to Netball Fever at Bolton School

Netball Fever - group

  Young netball players aged 5-16 years from across the region have been honing their skills and having fun at a Netball Fever three-day programme held at Bolton School and run by Activate Sport.  On day one, the youngsters aged 5-16 years, were de...
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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Sunshine for Sports Day

Sports Day - running

The last day of term saw the four Junior Boys’ School houses go head-to-head in the final event of the school calendar: Sports Day. The Long Jump, Cricket Ball and High Jump competitions had already taken place with Chadwick, Crompton, Dobson and Lev...
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Saturday, 8 July 2017

A Celebration of Water Polo and a Career

Trevor Pledger Farewell - speech

Back in 1986 when Trevor Pledger first joined Bolton School Boys’ Division he hoped to “improve water polo”; 31 years on and with the School achieving the triple of winning all national age group water polo titles for the third year in a row and with...
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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Sports Day Fun

Sports Day - Reception sack race jumping

Pupils at Beech House enjoyed not one but two excellent Sports Days: one for Reception and another for pupils in Years 1 and 2. The children in Reception were cheered on by parents and family members as they took part in the varied activities for th...
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Friday, 30 June 2017

Girls Get Active on Sports Day

Sports Day - sack race

As the end of term drew near, all of the Junior Girls participated in the annual Sports Day. Mrs Higgings had put together a very entertaining event with a host of different sporting activities and the girls thoroughly enjoyed competing. Pupils push...
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Thursday, 29 June 2017

The Journey to a Football Academy

Football Contracts for Anna and Lizzy

Two Bolton School Girls’ Division pupils, Anna Phillips (Y9) and Lizzie Harkness (Y8), recently celebrated being given football contracts with Manchester City and Everton.  Here, the girls’ parents document the sporting journey that led to them being...
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Monday, 26 June 2017

National Victory with Bolton Futsal Team for Year 7s

Bolton Futsal U12s - (l-r) Ben, Joel, Luca

Year 7 pupils Joel Burgess, Luca Latona and Ben McCarthy all play for the Bolton Futsal U12s team. The team was recently unbeaten at the recent Regional Futsal Finals at Tranmere. As such, they were crowned North West Futsal Champions and went on to ...
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Friday, 23 June 2017

Girls Swim at ESSA National Championships

ESSA National Championships Team

A group of Year 5 and Year 6 girls travelled to Ponds Forge in Sheffield, accompanied by Mrs Higgins and Mrs Duddle, to take part in the ESSA National Championships for Primary Schools. The team, which comprises Harriet Dickens, Jade Sprott, Ai Makin...
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