Budding cricketers from a Monmouth school have clinched a bronze medal in their maiden competition.
The pupils at Monmouth School Girls’ Prep have only just started playing cricket and they impressed at The Independent Association of Prep Schools’ (IAPS) Kwik Cricket competition in Shropshire.
The under-11 girls’ team registered two wins and two defeats from their four matches to finish third in the action-packed tournament at Moreton Hall, which involved five schools.
Monmouth’s team of Gwenna, Eloise, Niamh, Daisy, Bella H, Hannah, Clementine and Bella C all enjoyed batting, bowling and fielding.
Final team positions: 1 Prestfelde (played 4 won 4) 20 points; 2 Packwood Haugh (played 4, won 3, lost 1) 16 points; 3 Monmouth School Girls’ Prep (played 4, won 2, lost 2) 12 points; 4 Birchfield (played 4, won 1, lost 3) 8 points; 5 Moreton Hall (played 4, lost 4) 4 points.