All posts tagged: sports

Dulwich hockey players get training from Olympic gold medallist

Olympic hockey star Hollie Webb gave students at James Allen’s Girls’ School an insight to how she reached the pinnacle of her sport before taking to the pitch with the school squads. Hollie, who scored the Gold medal winning penalty in the final against The Netherlands at the Rio Olympics spent yesterday in East Dulwich to pass on some of her skills to hockey stars of the future.  At the start of the day she spoke to all students at assembly where she talked about her journey to Rio 2016 and the ethos of the Team GB Hockey team that led them to gold medal glory. She spent the rest of the day on the astro turf, putting the school’s hockey squads through their paces with some of Team GB’s training drills. The girls also had the chance to ask about her experience in Rio and get her tips on how to reach the highest level in the sport. At the end of each training session, Hollie rewarded the players for their hard work by …

Dulwich Hamlet v Burgess Hill Town – Saturday 19th March 2016

Spectators attending the Dulwich Hamlet v Burgess Hill Town at Champion Hill on 19th March 2016 are invited to bring donations of old sports shirts or any other sports related clothing (shorts, socks etc) or equipment (boots, pads, gloves etc) to the game in aid of charity. Benefiting from the donations will be the African Bible University in Kampala, Uganda and the Thembalethu Foundation based in Zimbabwe. Hamlet fans will recollect an earlier collection of boots for the African Bible University arranged by Hamlet supporter James Virgo on behalf of a friend Sean Kinsella who is a missionary and a professor at the University that took place at the home game v Canvey Island on 8th August 2015. The Thembalethu Foundation works with young people by bringing them together to play football and make them feel part of the community. In doing so they educate them in live choices as well as HIV/AIDS and try to show them the opportunities that life can offer. This forms part of a project run by football supporter Julian …

Heber Fun Run a Big Success

Many congratulations to all the runners who took part in the Heber Fun Run 2014, held in Peckham Rye on 15th June. Hundreds of runners young and old pounded round the course in order to raise money for the school, with the adults running 5km and the children 1 mile. Heber P&F would like to say a big thank you to their sponsors – Daisy Lets, Dulwich Chiropractic Clinic, Rye Books, ESPH and of course SE Magazines – who helped make it happen.