Following last years Silver Medal position at the Men’s Artistic Gymnastics National Finals competition, Finlay Matthews was again selected to represent the East Midlands region in the 2017 National Finals held in Birmingham on the 4th November 2017. Competing over 6 pieces of apparatus – Floor, Pommel, Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars and High Bar – Finlay finished in Gold Medal position, becoming the 2017 National Champion for his category. The East Midlands region also took Bronze Medal position in the competition.
Finlay has now been invited to attend a four day training camp at Lilleshall National Sports Centre to train with the National Coaches to further his experience and opportunities in the sport.
Finlay currently trains at Retford Gymnastics Club and has competed and won medals in several regional competitions, the London Open and Pipers Vale Challenge and Cup competitions while representing the Club.
25 January 2017
A great result for the Y7 football team this evening. Having travelled over an hour to Keyworth to play Southwold Academy the team won 3-0 and progress to the quarter finals. It was a game they dominated and thoroughly deserved to win against a good team.
Joe Chapman scored two goals and Charlie White added the third. Man of the match was Cameron Baines.
They now face Notts Academy in the next round.
The winner is of the 2017 Male Sports Personality of the year is James Revill. He is the ISKA US Open Champion, Revolution English Champion and has won 9 golds, 3 silvers and 6 bronze medals in competitions this year alone.