2018 School Games - Day Four

2018 School Games - Day Four
Boys’ Competition

England Red 1-2 England White
England White began the day knowing that victory would ensure them the gold medal and they duly delivered with a narrow win over England Red.

Isaac Farrant scored yet again to give White the lead after just three minutes before Josh Self bagged his side another in the 35th minute.

Red captain Fred Newbold scored with ten minutes to play to make the game interesting but White held on to take home the gold medal.

Scotland 0-2 England Blue
With silver already going the way of Ulster, both of these teams began the match with aspirations of taking home the final medal and it was to be England Blue who secured the bronze.

They laid down an early marker as Josh Rundle scored in the seventh minute and, after repelling plenty of Scotland attacks, sealed the win five minutes from time courtesy of an Edward Ferguson corner effort.

Final standings
  1. England White
  2. Ulster
  3. England Blue
  4. England Red
  5. Scotland
Girls’ Competition

Ulster 1-0 England Blue
Having already secured the gold medal the day before, Ulster ensured they finished their tournament in perfect fashion.

England began the game hoping to pick up a bronze but found themselves behind early on in the game as Nadia Benallal gave Ulster an eighth minute lead.

The rest of the game was tight and well fought but England couldn’t find the equaliser, ensuring Ulster kept up their 100% record at the 2018 School Games and top the group.

Scotland 3-2 England White
With a chance of a medal firmly in their sights, Scotland started the match in perfect fashion as goals from Ellie Stott, Ellie MacKenzie and Lucy Williamson put them in the driving seat at the half-time break.

Captain Lottie Gill converted a 45th minute corner to bring England back into the game before Polly Jones equalised ten minutes later to set up a grandstand finish. But Scotland held on to take home an impressive bronze.

Final Standings
  1. Ulster 
  2. England Red
  3. Scotland
  4. England Blue
  5. England White
Full standings and all the statistics from this year’s competition can be found here.