Usk players triumph in The Grange Invitation Football Tournament

January 26, 2023

Usk Primary School, who won the Cup for the first time, with Mr Kevin Shepherd, event organiser at Monmouth Prep SchoolThe Grange Invitation Six-a-Side Football Tournament was a huge success.
Usk Primary School’s A team prevailed in a sudden-death shoot-out to win the Cup for the first time after a goalless draw in the final against Newport-based Pentrepoeth.
Overmonnow A won the Plate after defeating Osbaston A in the final.
Kymin View A triumphed in the Shield against the runners-up, Overmonnow B.
The hosts, Monmouth Prep School, carried off the Bowl after defeating Cross Ash A in the final.
The primary schools’ tournament has been run by Monmouth Prep School since 1997 and Pentrepoeth have won it 10 times overall.
It returned yesterday (Wednesday 25th January) after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and involved seven schools.
Organiser, Mr Kevin Shepherd, from Monmouth Prep School, who also made the presentations, thanked Sixth Form boys Tommy, Logan, Dylan, Alfie, Harry and Ryan, who refereed the matches, and everyone who helped out and supported the event, at Monmouth Schools Sports Club.

Overmonnow won the Plate competition

Kymin View pupils celebrate their Shield triumph

Monmouth Prep School won the Bowl