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St Dominic's secure win in Middlesex College Team 5-a-side Inter-Tournament

Published: 16 Mar 2017

The Middlesex College Team Nineteen 5-a-side Inter-Tournament took place at Barnet Power League on Wednesday 15 March.

Teams from Stanmore College, Woodhouse Sixth Form College, BarnetSouthgate College, CONEL and St Dominic’s Sixth Form College had all won their College Nineteen intramural tournaments which gave them the opportunity to represent their college at the County finals event.

Quick feet and a competitive spirit made the first round of play very exciting. Stanmore was victorious over CONEL with a 5-0 win. St Dominic’s showed early dominance over BarnetSouthgate 7-0.

In round two, St Dominic’s edged out Stanmore 2-1, and Woodhouse picked up their first victory of the competition with a 4-1 result over BarnetSouthgate

St Dominic’s added another win to their tally 2-0 over Woodhouse. CONEL closed out the third round of play with a 3-1 win against BarnetSouthgate.

St Dominic’s held their winning streak into the fourth round with a 4-0 win over CONEL and Woodhouse beat Stanmore 2-1.

Round five saw Woodhouse cementing its spot in the final with a stunning 7-0 defeat over CONEL. Stanmore took third place with a 4-0 win over BarnetSouthgate.

After a very exciting and well-played 10-minute final, St. Dominic’s took the trophy with a 5-1 win over Woodhouse.

Captain Oria Oriakhi said about their victory: “I thought it was beautiful. We worked hard as a team and we achieved our goal of winning this trophy. I’m very proud to lead St Dom’s at this moment.”

Coach Nick Scott was extremely proud of his team’s performance in the competition, saying “These group of boys, they’ve been performing week in, week out in leagues we run in-house at St. Dominic’s and they thoroughly deserve it. They’ve come in with a massively positive attitude. They’ve been really polite to all the other teams, coaches and members of staff. They made the sixth form really proud today, so I’m really proud and happy for them.”


Round 1: Stanmore 5 - CONEL 0
St Dominic’s 7 -BarnetSouthgate 0

Round 2: Stanmore 1 - St Dominic’s 2
Woodhouse 4 - BarnetSouthgate 1

Round 3: CONEL 3 - BarnetSouthgate 1
Woodhouse 0 - St Dominic’s 2

Round 4: Stanmore 1- Woodhouse 2
CONEL 0 - St Dominic’s 4

Round 5: Stanmore 4 - BarnetSouthgate 0
CONEL 0 - Woodhouse 7

FINAL: St Dominic’s 5 - Woodhouse 1

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