St Joachim’s collect handball prize

St Joachim's won a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Part

St Joachim's won a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership (pic LASP) - Credit: Archant

St Joachim’s Primary came out on top in a mixed handball competition for year five and six pupils.

Aldersbrook were third at a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Academy S

Aldersbrook were third at a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership (pic LASP) - Credit: Archant

A total of 12 schools took part in the key stage two event, staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership, with St Joachim’s beating St Edward’s 5-4 in the final.

St Joachim’s beat Elmhurst in the group phase, then saw off St Luke’s (4-2) in the quarter-finals and edged past Aldersbrook (5-4) in the semi-finals.

St Edward’s defeated St Joachim’s (5-3) and Elmhurst (3-1) in the group stage, then eased past St James’ (5-1) in the last eight.

But after beating Nelson (3-1) in the last four, they had to settle for the runners-up medals.

St Edward's were runners-up at a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Acad

St Edward's were runners-up at a key stage two mixed handball competition staged by the Langdon Academy Sport Partnership (pic LASP) - Credit: Archant


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Aldersbrook also earned some reward as they beat Nelson (5-1) in the third-place play-off.

St Francis’, Lathom, Cleveland, St Helen’s and Sandringham were the other Newham schools to take part in the tournament on a busy day of handball.

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