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Ellie Chipps to represent Yorkshire U13s cricket team
9:35am Saturday 28th April 2012 in Junior cricket
Fulford School pupil Ellie Chipps will this summer be stumping her way around the country representing Yorkshire in the under-13 girls’ cricket side.
The Dunnington youngster follows in her father’s footsteps in turning out for the junior county cricket side.
Said Chipps of the trials at Headingley: “It was very nerve wrecking and I didn’t think I’d make the team. I’m really excited to play against Cheshire and Lancashire.”
The Year 8 wicketkeeper, who began playing at Dunnington CC aged seven and still turns out with the Common Road outfit, also represents all-girls side North Stainley in Harrogate. Fulford School’s head of girls’ PE, Shona Murray, said: “It’s a fantastic achievement, one Ellie deserves.”
School-mate Rosie Todd joined Chipps in the North Yorkshire team, but missed the Yorkshire trials.