Young Anglers head through to the Norfolk School Games Finals!


The sun was shining, the fish were plenty and it was time for the School Games Year 7-13 Angling Competition at Barford Lakes.

Today, 10 Year 10 students from City Academy Norwich went up against each other and played for the Top 6 places to represent Norwich at the Norfolk School Games.

There were coaches from Barford Lakes who officiated the 3 hour match and helped with coaching tips throughout the event to assist the junior players through the competition.

At the end of the match, the officials weighed the contents of the young anglers nets and it was the total weight of the fish caught was the result.

George Harmer, Project Officer commented;

“I was so impressed with all the anglers today. They all had such a knowledge of fishing and it was great to see the students encouraging each other through the match too.”

Photos from the event can be found in our Photo Gallery.

The total weight results from the event are below;

  1. Sonny Page = 48 pounds 5 ounces
  2. Josh Denmark = 20 pounds 8 ounces
  3. Kye Healing = 15 pounds 3 ounces
  4. Mason Renny = 10 pounds 11 ounces
  5. Luke Mann = 7 pounds 4 ounces
  6. Jaxson Beane = 4 pounds 15 ounces
  7. Lewis Savage = 2 pounds 12 ounces
  8. Luke Ames = 1 pound 3 ounces
  9. Lewis Carrol = 1 pound
  10. Cody Marjora = Did not weigh.


The Top 6 placed anglers will now go through to the Norfolk School Games Finals at Barford Lakes on Tuesday 19th June.



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