News archive December 2007

Tom through to Rackets final

13 December 2007

Congratulations to Middles pupil, Tom Billings (BFr), who has got through to the final of the Under 15 Rackets Competition (Jim Dear Cup) at Queens Club. He will be playing the final tomorrow (Friday) at 11am. He is the first Haileyburian to reach a final at Queens since 1994. More good news on the Rackets court is that Sam Billings (BFr) got through to the quarter final of the Foster Cup (for the top 16 players in the country) but unfortunately lost 3-1 to the number two seed. David Wilson (BFr) also got to the quarter finals of the Renny Cup and  > more

Haileybury into semi finals of Boodles Cup

13 December 2007

Haileybury's 1st X1 footballers beat Westminster in the quarter final of the Boodles Cup Competition on Tuesday, reaching the semi final for the first time in the history of the competition. Haileybury beat Westminster 5-4 on penalties after the match had finished 0-0 after extra-time. It was a hard fought victory in a game of few chances with defences on top. The Haileybury back four of full backs Eddie Songaila and Charlie Risley, centre-back Harrison Hope and sweeper Sam Anthony, were outstanding. Captain Jonny Depledge led by example  > more

Haileybury pupil chosen for ISFA squad

5 December 2007

Upper Sixth pupil, Abdul Wushishi (K), has become the first Haileyburian to be selected for the England Under 18 Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) squad. He was selected from over 100 boys who attended the country-wide trials in November. Eighteen-year-old Abdul, who is a striker, has been playing football all his life, developing a love for the game when he started playing with his brothers in his home country of Nigeria. He has already played two games for the squad, scoring two goals in the first game. He hopes to continue  > more

Rob in Under 19 Scotland rugby team

5 December 2007

Congratulations to Rob Macpherson-Smith (Tr), who has been selected for the Scotland Under 19 rugby squad. Rob has been playing for the London Scottish Academy since last year, and will now attend several training camps at Murrayfield over the next few months, while trying out for selection for a match for the Scottish Exiles in Newcastle against the home-based Scotland players, as well as an international against Italy in Milan in the Spring. Haileybury boasts two other pupils who have both been selected as part of the Under 18 England  > more

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