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Pringle Trophy 2018
This year’s Sir Stueart Pringle Pringle Trophy competition took place over the weekend of 5-7 October. This annual national competition at the Commando Training Centre, Lympstone is the premier inter-schools’ cadet event, with marine cadets from schools across the UK testing their skills to the limit in a series of gruelling challenges including Command Tasks, Drill , First Aid, Map Reading, Section Attacks, Contact drills and observation.
The Canford team worked well together, performing particularly well on the contact drills. Congratulations to the following on their excellent performance coming 7thoverall out of 18 schools.
Matt Ambrose-Hunt - Overall Section Commander, James Martch - Overall Section 2IC, Will Galbraith, Jack Carpenter, Tom Dodd, Sam Downey, Zach Fenwick, Matt Longley and Jo Cox.
Major Ben Coward commented:
“This was the best performance by Canford since their victory in 2014. I was impressed by the teamwork and determination displayed by the entire group and I am delighted that their efforts were rewarded against strong competition from Royal Marine Sections across the country.”
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