As the end-of-season league Tables of the East Herts Minor league did not appear in the local press at the end of last season, they are printed
herewith : —
Waltham Abbey Rovers
St. Mary's B.C.
Hertford Town Minors
St. George's Sports
Harts. Trainiing School
East Herts. Y.C
St. Mary's B.C.
Waltham Cross B.C.
St. George's Sports
East Herts. Y.C.
To occupy third place in each of the leagues brings further credit to the School. Both teams also reached their respective League Cup Final.
These games were played on the Ware Town ground and very exciting games they were. Both had to be content with the runner-up awards.
We look forward to an even more success
SENIOR HOUSE FOOTBALL 1952-53
Cup Winners: Cairns House.
INTER-HOUSE CROSS-COUNTRY RACE
The Inter-House Cross-Country Competition was decided on Thursday, i6th April. The evening was fine and cool, and the running good. The
competitors assembled at the starting point, and started at ten minute intervals, the Seniors leaving their mark at 6 p.m. The first Senior to
arrive in the pen was R. Davies of Aberdeen, who completed the course in aomin. 55sec. He was closely followed by J. Walford (M.S.) 2nd,
C. Piper (C) 3rd, and P. Parry (S) 4th.
The Senior Placings were : -
1, Aberdeen with 52 against; 2, Cairns with 82 against; 3, Somerset with 92 against; 4, Mt. Stephen with 114 against.
The first boy in the Intermediates to arrive home was D. Mepham of Aberdeen in 22min. zosec. with E. Murrell (MS) 2nd, and
P. Tozer (MS) 3rd. -
The Intermediate Placings were: -
1, Cairns with 45. against; 2, Mt. Stephen with 70 against; 3,
Aberdeen with 93 against; 4, Somerset with 112 against.
The Senior Cup was won by Cairns with 127 points against;
2, Aberdeen with 145 against; 3, Mt. Stephen with 184 against,
4, Somerset with 204 against.
The Junior Cup was won by Buxton with 44 points against; 2, Kinnaird with 85 against; 3, McCall with 103 against; 4, Pelham with 130 against.
G. Ferris, of Buxton, was the first Junior home in 22 min. 30sec: 2, V. King of Pelham; 3, Wesson of Kinnaird.
INTER-HOUSE BOXING COMPETITION
The Inter-House Boxing Competition was brought to a successful conclusion on Wednesday evening, 4th March, when the Finals were
contested. The competition provided four very enjoyable evenings' entertainment, and was fought through with a very high standard of
sportsmanship. Somerset, after a few restful years, again came into the picture, and lifted the Senior Cup, with 117 points.
The Senior House Placings were : —
Somerset; 117 points; Aberdeen House, 88 points; Mt. Stephen i 3 points; Cairns House, 74 points.
The Junior Inter-House Cup was carried off by Kinnaird House with 77 points.
Junior Placings were : —
Kinnaird House, 77 points; McCall House, 70˝ points; Buxton House. 64 ˝ points; Pelham House, 60 points.
The School Boxing Champions for 1953 were: —
5st. and under, D. Cummings, Kinnaird.
6st. and under, J. East, Buxton.
6st. 7-'b. and under, H. Bonny, Kinnaird.
7st. and under, A. Hunter, Kinnaird.
7st. 7lb. and under, J. Burston, McCall.
8st. and under, G. Smith, Buxton.
8st. 61b. and under, A. Wheatley, McCall.
8t. and under, G. Ferris, Buxton.
9st. 9b. and under, T. Allen, Kinnaird.
l0st. 7lb. and under, W. King, Pelham.
l1st. 61b. and under, D. Rackham, Pelham.
5st. 7lb. and under, P. Darling, Mt. Stephen.
6st. 7lb. and under, M. Hunt. Cairns.
7st. 7lb. and under. C. Hemmingway, Mt. Stephen.
8st. and under, G. Fripp, Cairns.
8st. 6lb. and under, C. Maxim, Somerset.
9st. and under, D. McAllister, Somerset.
9st. 9ib. and under, M. Bradley, Cairns.
l0st. 7lb. and under, S. Maitland, Mt. Stephen.
l1st. 6lb. and under, D. Robins, Mt. Stephen.
6st. 7lb. and under, H. Norris, Cairns. 7st. and under, D. Cheney, Cairns. 7st. 7lb. and under, A. Ali, Aberdeen. 8st. and under, K. Shanks,
Somerset. 9st. and under, J. Grey, Aberdeen, 9st. 9ib. and under, R. Davis, Aberdeen, lost. 7lb. and under, A. Blackburn, Cairns, l1st. 6lb.
and under, R. Pugh, Aberdeen. I2st. 7lb. and under, C. Fox, Somerset.
ATHLETIC ELIMINATING COMPETITION
No. 6 Area
The weather this year was on our side, and the 25th of April provided us with a delightful summer afternoon.
Six Homes entered, the competition:— Honingham Hall, Foley House, Barkingside Woodford, Watts and Goldings. Clacton were unable to
compete this year owing to illness.
The Placings were as follows, the first boy in each event qualifies for the finals at Woodford on 27th June.
High Jump, “A” Class 10 and 11 years; 1, G. Rainbird (3ft. 4in.) (Watts 2); B. Davies (Woodford) 3, E. Payne (Honingham).
High Jump, "B" Class, 12 and 13 years: I. G. Willans (4ft.1in.) (Woodfoid) 2. C Millar Watts; 3. K. Ryder (Honingham-
High Jump, "C" Class, 14 and 15 years: 1. A. Willson (4ft.6in.) (Goldings); 2. A Button (Woodford); 3, H. Gray (Watts).
Long Jump, "A" Class, 10 and n years: R, Hunt (i2ft.ioin.) (Woodford): 2. C. Alsemgeest (Foley House); 3, G. Rainbird .Watts).
Long Jump, "B" Class, 12 and 13 years: 1, N. Banks (i3ft. 6in.) (Watts); 2, R. Gale (Foley House); 3, J. Holmes (Barking-side).
Long Jump, "C" Class, 14 and 15 years: 1, A. Willson (i6ft. 1˝ Jin) (Goldings); 2, A. Button (Woodford); 3, M. Moore (Watts).
Hurdles, "B" Class, 12 and 13 years: 1, C. Hutsby (i_3sec.) (Barkingside); 2, L. Holmes (Watts); 3, B. Filby (Woodford).
Hurdles, "C" Class, 14 and 15 years: 1, A. Willson, (n 4/5sec.) (Goldings); 2, A. Button (Woodford); 3, M. Moore (Watts).
80 yards, "A" Class, 10 and u years: 1, B. David (u 2/5 sec.) (Woodford); 2, M. Smith-Kerr (Barkingside); 3, A. Hogg (Watts).
100 yards, "B" Class, 12 and 13 years: 1, M. Ferrell (12 2/5 sec.) (Watts); 2, C. Hutsby (Barkingside); 3, G. Willans (Wood-ford).
100 yards, "C" Class, 14 and 15 years: 1, T. Swann (izsec.) (Woodford); 2, A. Willliams (Goldings); 3, M. Spencer (Watts).
880 yards, Open Race, 16 to 18 years: 1, P. Parry (2min. 27 sec.) (Goldings) 2, J. Irwin (Goldings); 3, M. Jarvis (Goldings).
Relay, “A” Class 10 and n years: 1, Woodford; 2, Barkingside, 3. Honingham.
1 Mile, Open, 16 to 18 years: i, J. Walford (5mins. 2osecs.) (Goldings); 2, C. Hawkins (Goldings); 3, C. Piper (Goldings).
440 yards, "C" Class, 14 and 15 years: i, C. Swann (imin. 5jsecs.) (Woodford); 2, D. Mepham (Goldings); 3, J. Bone (Watts).
150 yards, "A" Class, 10 and n years: 1, M. Smith-Kerr (20 4/5sec.) (Barkingside); 2, R. Hunt (Woodford); 3, A. Hogg (Watts).
220 yards, “B” Class, 12 and 13 years: 1, J. Smith (291/5 secs.) (Watts). 2, J. Holmes (Barkingside); 3, J. Martin (Woodford).
220 yards “C” Class, 14 and 15 years: 1, V. King (27˝ secs.) (Goldings; 2, J Holmes (Barkingside); 3, M. Spencer (Watts).
Junior Relay, 10, n and 12 years: i, Barkingside; 2, Watts; 3 Woodford.
Senior Relay, 13, 14, and 15 years: 1, Goldings (44secs.); 2, Woodford; 3, Watts.