BOURNEMOUTH School fought off fierce competition to take bronze at the National Schools' Championships.

Ewan Tian, Zac Prentice, Gabriel Rowland and Walter Carswell performed superbly in Milton Keynes.

They secured 3-2 wins over Wolverhampton Grammar and Tapton and gave brave displays in 5-0 losses to Altrincham Grammar and Reading.

Bournemouth School became county champions in January and added the regional crown at Plymouth in March.