Netball v Felsted
The first games of the season started with a block fixture against Felsted School with a total of 12 teams playing.
The U15As lost 34-7. Charlene Tait was player of the match and there was some good play throughout the court in a very physical game. Ruth Brown was new to the team and played well.
The U15Bs lost 20-1. Hannah Southerton was awarded player of the match. The team showed good defensive play throughout the game but struggled to feed the circle against a very physical Felsted side.
The U15Cs lost 15-11. Ellie Rowe was named player of the match. In a very tight game, RHS were up at half time 8-6, thanks to good through-court play and accurate shooting but a determined Felsted side stepped up their game in the last quarter to win.
The U14As lost with a rather disappointing 36-8 score but the girls did not stop working. Serena Brown and Jorgyella Thorpe were players of the match
The U14Bs lost 20-5. Tilly Agar was player of the match. The team struggled to bring the ball down court against a very fast and physical Felsted side.
The U14Cs lost 22-1. Georgia Folkard-Smith was awarded player of the match. As a whole there was good work in defence but they struggled to gain any depth in attack against a dictating opposition.
The senior squads were away and whilst the overall results were disappointing there was some positive play from RHS at times.
The 1st V11 lost 43-22. Emily Davidson-Brett and Hannah Garlick in defence for the first team had to work really hard and were both awarded players of the match.
The 2nd team had the best start to the season with a well-contested match. With 5 minutes to go the score was 19 all however, despite some fantastic defending from Captain Abi Sweeney and some accurate shooting from Anna Wynn. they could not take the lead, losing 26-22.
In the 3rds game defender Kathy Brown was player of the match. They struggled in the first quarter as new team members tried to link together and then they picked up their game, drawing in the third quarter.
Rebecca Jones, who played in both attack and defence for the 4th team in different quarters, was named player of the match in their 28-7 loss.