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City of Ely Swimming Celebrate Four Regional Medals

As the Eastern Regional Swimming Championships drew to a close last weekend, head coach Elaine Hill was able to reflect on the Club’s best regional performance for many years.    Swimming against the top swimmers of their age from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, the club celebrates three medal winners (pictured). Maximilian Veiga …

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Ely Junior Swimmers Wrap up 2019 Eastern Regional Champs with Gold

City of Ely Swimming Club’s 14 years and under qualifiers wrapped up the final weekend of the Eastern Regional Swimming Championships over the three days of the Bank Holiday weekend at the UEA Sportspark, Norwich.   Competing in the 11-12 years age category, Maximilian Veiga swam in 50m &100m Butterfly, 50m & 100m Backstroke, 50m …

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Brand new Pro Wrestling promotion brings UK’s best to Ely Beet Club

Founded by an Ely native and now professional wrestler, the all new Pro Wrestling Ambush brings a new form of live entertainment suitable for all the family to the people of Ely and the surrounding communities at great value. Featuring both UK and international wrestling stars, some of whom you can see now on the …

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King’s Ely Junior swimmers to compete in National IAPS Finals

Seven King’s Ely Junior pupils have qualified for the finals of a fiercely-contested national swimming competition. The Independent Association of Prep Schools’ (IAPS) National Swimming Finals will see prep school-age swimmers from across the country battling it out at the London Aquatics Centre on June 8th. This year, King’s Ely Junior is delighted to have …

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Ely City Hockey Club’s Annual Tournament Raises £1735

Thirteen mixed teams from around East Anglia arrived at Ely Outdoor Sports Association on Friday 17th May 2019 to set up camp in preparation for the start of Ely City Hockey Club’s annual hockey tournament on Saturday morning. Organised by Gemma Neal, Sophie Robb and Natalie Jones, the tournament had a Wild West theme this …

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Daniel ends long distance juniors Regional drought

Congratulations to Daniel Kendall from City of Ely Swimming Club who became the first junior from the club to compete at Swim England’s East Region Long Course Distance Championships since 2009. At the long distance championships swimmers aged 14 years and under achieving the required Eastern Region qualifying times, compete at 800m and 1,500m Freestyle. …

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10is Academy’s Team Tennis clinches 7 wins out of 8 after dominant weekend

The rain did something this weekend that not many opponents could slow down 10is Academy’s players. The 10is Academy players had a busy weekend with 8 matches to be played over the weekend. It all started on Saturday with the 8U playing at David Lloyd (DL) Cambridge against Peterborough and DL Cambridge. The 10is players …

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Ely Runners beginners and parkrun

The latest beginners’ course delivered by Ely Runners has concluded, resulting in a group of local people running great 5K times.  The course focussed on sound form and posture, pacing, breathing and interval work, among other aspects of running for beginners and those returning to running.  Many of the course participants shaved minutes off their …

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Ely Netball Club Comic Relief Fundraiser

Ely Netball Club held its annual fun tournament for Comic Relief yesterday.    Teams played a round robin tournament, and ran a cake stall and raffle. Despite the windy conditions there was an excellent turnout and raised almost £200 for charity during the evening. Anyone interested in joining Ely Netball Club please contact elynetball@hotmail.co.uk. Press releases …

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Gold medal for King’s Ely Junior Judo star, Lucas

King’s Ely Junior pupil Lucas Hilcenko won a Gold medal at a national Judo competition. Lucas, 12, who lives with his family in Sutton, represented the school at the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) Independent School Boys’ Judo Tournament. The competition took place at High Wycombe Judo Centre in Buckinghamshire. Lucas, who has been a …

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Tanya Ffitch - BHF Shop Assistant in Ely recieves a cheques from Zoe Habbin, Bar & Catering Manager at Ely On-Par Golf Course

Ely On-Par Golf Day Raises £500 for British Heart Foundation

September last year saw a charity golf day between members of Ely’s On Par who raised over £500 through generous donations, auction and green fees. Shop Assistant Tanya Ffitch from Ely’s British Heart Foundation came to collect the cheque from Zoe Habbin, Catering & Bar Manager for On-Par. Owner of On-Par, Graham Mawe said “It …

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The Tigers scored eight unanswered tries in a better defensive display than the previous week

Ely crossed the whitewash within the first few minutes of the game. Charlie Coupland darted through the opposition defence, similar to last week’s score, and dotted down for a converted try. The Tigers crossed again moments later when Matt McCarthy dived over in the corner from a clever counterattack. The Tigers began to concede penalties …

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Ely Tigers hold out for victory in a tough physical encounter with Crusaders

The Tigers crossed the line first when the ball was shipped wide to Jacob Muncey who ran through the opposition defence to touch down under the posts. Ely then conceded a penalty in their twenty-two and the opposition opted for the three points. The Tigers conceded more penalties which gave the Crusaders the upper hand. …

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Ely just missed out on a bonus point win against West Norfolk

It was a back and forth first ten minutes with neither side conceding. Finally, the deadlock was broken when Ely gained a penalty in the opposition twenty-two. Man of the match Mitchell Kennett opted for the quick-tap penalty and rumbled his way over the line for a converted try. The Tigers crossed again a few …

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Gold Rush for Ely at British Rowing Indoor Championships

Members of Isle of Ely Rowing Club brought home a fantastic 14 Gold medals from the British Rowing Indoor Championships in last Saturday. Ely’s Captain, Duncan McCulloch, congratulated all who took part and said the performances from club rowers “did us all proud”. The Indoor Championships take place each year at the 2012 Olympic velodrome …

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Ely Tigers with another runaway win against bottom of the league Ipswich YM

On the second week running Ely didn’t concede a try. The Tigers crossed the line eight times. Matt McCarthy scored four with winger Paul Dewey slightly behind him with a brace. Thomas Jackson also scored in his return to the first XV from injury. Ever-present Jim Storey also crossed from the back of a dominant …

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A tough and physical encounter with Wisbech saw the Tigers end up on top.

The opposition started off the stronger side. Consistent possession led to Ely conceding two penalties early on with Wisbech converting both. Ely came back with a penalty of their own and just before the end of the half Charlie Coupland ran a storming line and slipped straight through the opposition defence, danced round three would …

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New Changes Start with the Squash Courts at Paradise

Quick News from Paradise Sports Centre INTRODUCING our brand new squash court floors. After a hard week of pulling up the old and bringing in the new, our squash courts are now open for business with state of the art flooring. Hire the courts (subject to availability) by contacting reception.

Ely Netball Club – Cambridge & District Netball League Weekend Results

Ely1 faced opposition MI72 in a Division 2 fixture on Saturday.   Building on a steady start, Ely1 continued to press their opposition in all four quarters, with neither side giving anything away in a tightly contested game, ending in a draw 33-33 and being Ely1’s third consecutive draw.  Ely1 currently sit in fifth place of …

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Ely displayed a solid performance at home against Crusaders.

The Tigers were a different team in the first half compared to last week. The flowing rugby meant they would cross the white wash early on. Ever-present Luke Turner scored a characteristic try after the ball was shipped wide. Joel Scott Paul added another converted try of a similar vein moments later. The opposition kicked …

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King’s Ely trio qualify for Northampton Saints Development Programme

Three King’s Ely students have been selected to join the Northampton Saints Rugby Player Development Programme. George Nearney, Bertie Whymark and Daniel Kember, who are all pupils in Year 8 at King’s Ely Junior, qualified for the scheme following a series of trials. The talented trio were also standout players for the Junior School’s 1st …

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Ex Davis Cup duo pop into King’s Ely for coaching session to remember

Ex British Tennis players Danny Sapsford and Luke Milligan visited King’s Ely to help students improve their skills on the court. The memorable visit was organised by Seb Scaux, King’s Ely’s tennis coach and who runs the hugely successful 10iS Academy. King’s Ely students and players from the 10iS Academy enjoyed coaching sessions with the …

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Ely Archers – Prize Giving Awards

Ely Archers began their first Sunday outdoors by closing off their indoor season with coffee, cake and awards. There were most improved indoor handicap awards for Louise Tapp (Ladies Recurve), Rob Edson (Mens Recurve), Rob Edson (Mens American Flatbow), Jasmine Pearson (Ladies Barebow), Malcolm Basing (Mens Barebow) and Mike Bradford (Mens Compound). There were also …

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Davis Cup player delivers disability coaching course at 10is Academy

Former Great Britain Davis Cup player Danny Sapsford visited 10is Academy to help train coaches and volunteers in a pioneering new programme. Sapsford, founder of Bright Ideas for Tennis, recently set up ‘I PLAY 30’, a charity to develop disability coaching in tennis clubs throughout the UK. He teamed up with Mark Bullock, National Sports …

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Ely’s target of second place takes a blow after loss away at Stowmarket.

Missing several players from the week before, the Tigers took a few minutes to get into the match. They were caught napping when Stowmarket forced their way over the line in the first few minutes. Ely then started to settle into the game. A good flow of play forced Stowmarket to concede a penalty for …

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Medals for budding Judo stars at King’s Ely Junior

King’s Ely Junior pupils won a haul of awards at the Littleport Low Grade 4’s Judo Tournament. Oliver Loveday, Mienke Putter, Nicholas Marshall, Lucas Hilcenko and Joseph Sibson were among over 120 young people who entered the competition on February 25th. Oliver won a Bronze medal in the under 11 years old/less than 34 kg …

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Ely fell out of the cup in a close contest under the floodlights on Friday night.

The Tigers took a few minutes to get into the game and eventually gained a penalty in front of the posts. Joel Scott Paul knocked it over to get three points on the board.  A few minutes later Cantabs were hammering at the Tigers line, quick ball forced them over the line for an unconverted …

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Ely Tigers steal victory in the dying minutes of the game at home against Southwold.

The Tigers were first to get on the scoreboard after a solid ten minutes of possession. Southwold conceded a penalty and Ely opted to find touch. Nathan Brooks threw to the front of the line out to Lloyd Palmer who took his man and offloaded back to Brooks, he then darted in the corner uncontested. …

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Ely faced Wymondham at home eager to win and push for second in the table.

Ely faced opposition Wymondham at home on Saturday eager to win and push for second in the table. The Tigers were on the scoreboard within minutes and the match continued that way for first half. Ever-present Matt McCarthy scored a brace with two individual efforts. Man of the Match Nathan Brooks also crashed over from …

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Is Ely becoming the tennis hot-spot in Cambridgeshire?

Once again, the 10is Academy players and staff are shining outside the courts. Vlad Kullish, one of the 10is Academy players and Tennis Assistant at the Academy, has been awarded the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) Cambridgeshire “Young volunteer of the year”. At the same time 10is Academy player and Ely Tennis Club committee member Rachel …

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Ely Roller Skating Club – End of Year Results

Ely Roller Skating Club have just completed their most successful year of medals since 2011. They competed in 10 competitions this year and have won 67 medals.   They have won:  16 🥇, 21 🥈, 30 🥉 (Team and duo medals are counted as one medal.) They also won the Visitors Cup  at Maidstone for the best performing club. Out of a team of 35, 27 …

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Ely unable to turn the screw and end with a draw against unbeaten Stowmarket.

The Tigers dominated the first half. On debut, man of the match Jacob Muncey found space down the blindside and sprinted in untouched from twenty metres out, for a converted try. Joel Scott Paul was next to get on the scoreboard when Mitchell Kennett dummied one defender, broke through and offloaded for a converted try. …

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Are more awards in the pipeline for Atrium Fitness?

Atrium Fitness has been shortlisted in the UK’s biggest fitness awards and are in the running for a prestigious national award. The club has been shortlisted in the Customer Service Category at the National Fitness Awards, an annual event which recognises excellence and achievement in gyms throughout the country. The awards are organised by Script …

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Tigers held their opponents in the first half to dominate in the second.

The Tigers traded scores in the first five minutes; John Dibb crashed over in the corner for an unconverted try. Afterwards Ely were caught unaware when Lowestoft broke through the middle and offloaded for an unconverted try. A well worked move from the Ely backs saw Matt McCarthy go in under the posts for a …

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Ely Runners Clinch Top 10 Finish in Round Norfolk Relay

Ely Runners are celebrating 7th place out of 61 teams in the Round Norfolk Relay (RNR), held over the weekend of 16th and 17th September. The club’s elite ‘A’ team of male athletes completed the continuous 198-mile challenge in 23:02 hours, while a mixed ability and gender ‘B’ team finished in 27:57 hours to take 49th position. ‘A’ team members Ross …

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