St Stephen’s Church of England Primary are the first school from Bradford through to the West Yorkshire final of this year’s Drax Cup – the biggest cricket competition for under-nines in the country.
The team won a six-way tournament involving schools in Bradford School Sports Enterprise (formerly South Bradford School Sports Partnership) at Tong High School .
Other primary school teams competing at Tong High School were All Saints, Horton Park, Ryecroft, St Anthony’s and St Columba’s.
More Bradford schools will compete at Bradford & Bingley Cricket Club on Tuesday to try to secure a place in the area event when teams in the west of the city face each other, while Bradford (Thornton) School Sports Partnership has a tournament at Great Horton Church Cricket Club on Thursday.
Yorkshire’s four regional winners will play in the finals at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Sunday, July 8, prior to Yorkshire v Derbyshire Friends Life t20 clash.