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Kennington student Ralph Morley captains Trinity College Cambridge to victory on University Challenge

An academic from Ashford led his team to victory in the final of University Challenge last night.

Kennington student Ralph Morley captained Trinity College, Cambridge, in the 20th final of the quiz show hosted by journalist Jeremy Paxman.

The former St Teresa's Primary School pupil steered his side to a convincing 240 to 135 point victory over rivals Somerville College in Oxford.

Ralph Morley and the Cambridge team
Ralph Morley and the Cambridge team

Mr Morley was presented the trophy by writer Jeanette Winterson, who jokingly said: "I'm sorry it looks like something from The Hobbit."

For the full story, see this week's Kentish Express, out Thursday.

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