Record-breaking Hayfield girls football team are Derbyshire County Champions

A team of nine Year 6 girls from Hayfield Primary School are off to the regional finals in Birmingham after excelling in the Derbyshire Sports Association Small Schools Football finals.
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The girls sealed their progress after they convincingly overcame eight other county finalists.

The girls travelled to Derby to play eight games against some other very strong teams but came away with a 15-2 overall score and were the clear winners.

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The Year 6 girls first won the small schools cluster tournament in New Mills and then went on to win the High Peak stage at Silverlands stadium in Buxton.

Hayfield Girls, who have become Derbyshire county champions.Hayfield Girls, who have become Derbyshire county champions.
Hayfield Girls, who have become Derbyshire county champions.

A school spokesperson said: “This is an outstanding achievement for our village school and we are very proud of all our girl footballers and how much they have developed over the past few years.”

The team, comprising of Nicole Jackson, Phoebe Whitney, Maisie Ebbrill, Ruby Hulme, Poppy Land, Bella South, Katie Kemp, Lexi Pollitt and Evie Allen showed some superb footballing skills and played some tough matches over the course of the morning.

They are now off to Birmingham on Wednesday 20th March, with plenty of training ahead to prepare for the event.

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