Family sporting affair for Colyton Grammar School trio

PUBLISHED: 20:51 18 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:24 23 November 2015

Billy, Eddie and Emily Rudolph - sporting siblings

Billy, Eddie and Emily Rudolph - sporting siblings

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A trio of Colyton Grammar School students have enjoyed another terrific year of sporting success.

A trio of Colyton Grammar School students have enjoyed another terrific year of sporting success.

The trio of siblings are the Rudolphs who are Sidmouth based and have been excelling in cricket, hockey and netball.

Billy Rudolph, in Year 12, plays hockey for the Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first team and has also reached the Under-18 Junior Regional Performance Centre level. Billy is also a superb cricketer and this past season topped the run scoring charts for Ottery St Mary first eleven. As well as being a tremendous player, he has captained the Devon Under-16 team and also played for the county Under-17 team, he is also on his way to achieving the level two cricket coaching qualification.

Emily, a year 10 student, is also a fine hockey player and she too plays for SOHC. She has also reached the U15 junior academy level. Emily plays Under-16 netball for Honiton and Sidmouth, and has been selected for the County Netball Academy. She has also recently achieved grade six in ballet!

Completing the success story is the younger sibling, Eddie who is in year eight.

He plays hockey for SOHC and has reached Under-14 junior academy level.

He has also played for the Devon U13s cricket team as wicket keeper, and for Ottery St Mary U12s, U13s, and U14s, winning the batting cup in the U12s team this past season.

The elder Rudolph, Billy, said: “We really enjoy our sport!”

Can any other family match this success? Email your family sporting prowess to midweekhearld.sport@archant.co.uk


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