Gracie nets Academy place with the Rhinos

A CROMPTON House School pupil has been invited to join the Academy set-up of one of the country’s top netball clubs.

Gracie Nixon

Gracie Nixon, 11, has received confirmation of a place in Leeds Rhinos’ Under 13 squad for 2018/2019.

In a letter from Rhinos’ Director of Netball Anna Carter, the Year 7 pupil was told: “Further to the recent screening, we’re pleased to inform you have made the Under 13 Academy Squad for the 2018/19 season. Congratulations and well done.”

The Leeds club was launched in 2017 and despite missing a place in the Vitality Super-League for 2019, they will be entering the National Performance League competitions in 2019.

Gracie. a former pupil at St Paul’s School, Royton, currently plays for Tameside Netball Club’s Under 12s squad.

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