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A Great Day Of Fun & Sport For OCRA Team West Devon

Finishing 2nd overall at the South West Rotary Youth Games

Team West Devon 2018 Going for it
Team West Devon 2018 Going for it

A fantastic performance by young people from all over West Devon aged 6-16 years who have been part of local “Get Into” sessions in 12 different sports.

Sports charity OCRA working with Fusion, local clubs , sports coaches and instructors have then put together teams for the 2018 SW Rotary Youth Games that was held in Dawlish last weekend. Continue reading A Great Day Of Fun & Sport For OCRA Team West Devon

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Multi-skills fiesta but no siesta for primary pupils

Image: Foundation and Year 1 Multiskills, Whitchurch 2018Five hundred foundation and year one children from local primary schools took part in multi-skills sessions at Whitchurch Wayfarers Cricket Club, over two days in beautiful sunshine.

Organised by OCRA, different taster sessions in various sports and activities were delivered by local coaches and young leaders. Athletics, fencing, cricket, rugby, badminton, obstacle courses, mini martial arts, parachute games, football, dancing to World Cup football songs and Zumba kept the children moving. Continue reading Multi-skills fiesta but no siesta for primary pupils

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Cricket – Dartmoor Cup 2018

Image: Okahampton A - Dartmoor Cup winners 2018
Okahampton A, winners of the Dartmoor Cup.

The annual Dartmoor Cup event for West Devon Primary Schools took place before and after the half term break.

The heats at Hatherleigh, Lewdown and Whitchurch took place in sunshine and the finals of the Dartmoor Cup, Shield and Trophy were held at Okehampton College. Continue reading Cricket – Dartmoor Cup 2018

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Athletics – Sainsbury School Games

Image: St Peters Quad kids winners 2018After comfortably winning the West Devon Quad Kids Athletics competition the St Peter’s Tavistock team of Nicolas Maczugowski, Logan Sulch, Sammy Symon,s Harry Moon, Ella Whitfield, Beratrice Kinnear, Tess Hopes and Amelie Pearce, took on the best of the other school areas of Devon at the Sainsbury School Games, held at Brickfields in Plymouth. Continue reading Athletics – Sainsbury School Games

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Three national NDP medals for OCRA Flyers trampolinists

OCRA Flyers at the Barclaycard Arena
OCRA Flyers at the Barclaycard Arena

OCRA Flyers trampolinists won two individual gold medals and one individual bronze medal at the NDP regional team finals at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on 16th and 17th June.

The regional finals is a national event that has 13 regional squads across the UK competing against each other for the regional team trophy and individual medals.

OCRA’s trampolinists qualified for the South West squad in March. Vicki Pritchard, OCRA Flyers Gym, Trampoline & DMT Club head coach, was also selected as a South West squad coach. Continue reading Three national NDP medals for OCRA Flyers trampolinists

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Everyone for Tennis

Image: OCRA Tennis TavistockThe Years 3 and 4 OCRA/West Devon Primary Schools’ mini-tennis festival was held at Tavistock College  at the end of May and run by Ben Knight and Rhys Dunford of Mount Kelly and Tavistock Tennis Club.

Sixteen teams from Whitchurch, St Peter’s, Horrabridge, St Andrew’s, Tavistock, Mount Kelly, Boasley Cross and North Tawton took part in what was an exciting competition. Continue reading Everyone for Tennis

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Join Team West Devon Hockey for SWYG 2018

A great opportunity for talented and keen hockey players in year 5 & 6Image: Devon Hockey and SWYG

Devon Hockey  Development Centres offer the chance to be part of TEAM WEST DEVON – Hockey at the Youth Games 2018 .

This also has further development pathways to other opportunities for aspiring youngsters.

There will be sessions in Okehampton and Tavistock to support youngsters from all over West Devon in being part of this fantastic training and event: Continue reading Join Team West Devon Hockey for SWYG 2018