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  • Rafael Rhys Pollitt – ‘Building on my 2017 progress’

    Rafael Rhys Pollitt made a real impact on the Fencing world in 2017 and is hoping to continue his form into 2018, with the support of the GLL Sport Foundation.   “2017 was all about building a solid foundation to take forward to 2018. I have achieved the ranking of no.1 Cadet in GB, as…

  • Emily Appleton competing with the best out in the USA

    Following on from Emily’s success in Argentina last month, Emily took her second ITF Pro title – this time the Doubles in the $15k Shipyard Cup in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Partnering Caty McNally from the US, the pair saved a match point in round one of the tournament; beat a former Australian Open Doubles…

  • Vincent brings home European University Championship medal

    Peter Vincent, GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete representing Great Britain and Hertfordshire University won a spectacular Bronze medal at the 2017 European University Championships in Coimbra, Portugal. Competing in the Over 100Kg division Peter won his pool with ippon wins over France’s Vincent Roudrie and Turkey’s Bedrettin Camlibel to set up a semi-final with Portugal’s…

  • Emily continues to progress up the junior tennis rankings

    November was another busy month and a mixture of Pro and Junior events as well as some on and off court training. The month started with a $10k Women’s event on the red clay in Cucuta, Colombia. Emily adjusted well to the heat and played a couple of excellent early matches to secure a place…