Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Teenager part of winning GB frisbee squad
Published 31/08/14



A TEENAGER from Sonning Common was part of the Great Britain frisbee squad that won the under-17s title at the 2014 World Ultimate Club Championships.

Connor Limbrick, 15, of Ashford Avenue, was one of 21 members of the squad to compete at the championships in Lecco, Italy.

They defeated Austria 10-6 in the final match, which lasted just under two hours.

Connor, a pupil at Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common, said: “I really enjoyed it. Everyone was really friendly.”

His mother, Mandy Butler-Limbrick, said: “It was very difficult to keep in communication with him because he was out playing all day.

“I didn’t hear anything for seven or eight days and then I got a call saying ‘we’re in the final, speak to you tomorrow’ and then another one saying he had won. I was very proud.”

Connor’s interest in frisbee was sparked when Reading Ultimate Frisbee gave a taster session at Club SC, the village youth club where he is a member.

He trains with the squad in Aylesford School in Warwick and also plays for Caversham Football Club and Reading Abbey Rugby Football Club as well as playing cricket for his school.

His 14-year-old brother, Lewis, has now taken up the sport and has started his own frisbee club at school which he runs with friend Jordan Butler, 15, as part of his GCSE PE curriculum.

Mrs Butler-Limbrick said: “A lot of kids around here are interested in frisbee now.”


Published 31/08/14

MOST POPULAR
Man dies after collision on driveway
Villagers pledge to save historic pub
Henley Show 2014 should be best ever
Spurned boss made me quit
Toll-free period after bridge re-opens
EastEnders star opens clubhouse
Spurned boss made me quit
Delays continue at Bix
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Follow the red footprints to find Gallery
3,000 take on The Thames Path Challenge
Caversham Traders win Reading Retail Award
Rugby Club provides parking for shoppers
Hat-trick of Bloom Gold
Good weather brought crowds to Henley Show
Toll-free period after bridge re-opens
Tour Of Britain welcomed in Nettlebed
MP John Howell goes walkabout
Local gravedigger wins national award
Ride and Stride for historic churches
Hosting a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning?
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Missed kick ensures victory for Hawks
Eastender reopens tennis club after makeover
Wasps stung by five-star performance
Henley and Wargrave sides clinch promotions
Clarke hits hole-in-one
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717