Basketball players fight for Euro place

PUBLISHED: 10:00 03 July 2008 | UPDATED: 22:00 15 June 2010

Emily Dunn and Georgina Paul.

Emily Dunn and Georgina Paul.

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Four of Honiton Community College's u15 girls basketball squad have been chosen to attend the England Girls u16 training sessions with a view to future international representation.

Four of Honiton Community College's u15 girls' basketball squad have been chosen to attend the England Girls' u16 training sessions with a view to future international representation. Georgina Paul, Emily Dunn, Rachael Hopkins and Lauren Shawyer are all currently training with the national team and fighting for a place in the European Championship side in 2010. But, first they must prove over the next two years that they are up to the task! They will be attending various training sessions all over England and must do their best to impress the coaches. College teacher Mr Henman said: "Four players from one school is just an astonishing achievement. The girls are a credit to us all at Honiton Community College and to Honiton. It just goes to show if you work hard in life things can happen.


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