U15 Rugby Sevens Team Take Silver At The ISA Nationals
The U15 Boys Rugby team took part in the ISA National Rugby Sevens at Market Bosworth Rugby Club in Leicestershire on Tuesday 7 March.
The boys got their tournament off to a good start winning all their games in the group stage. Their first match against Finborough School was a close affair but the boys just edged it 21-17, they then saw off the remaining schools easily, beating Alton School 31-0, Bowbrook House School 42-7 and St David’s College 24-0.
They went through to the Cup competition in the afternoon. In the semi-final they met Ditcham Park School, the team lost their skipper Max in the first half but still managed to hold their opponents to a 22-22 draw. The game was decided in a drop kick shoot-out with five kickers taking a kick each from the 22 line. Princethorpe won 1 -0 and went through to the final. In their last match off the day, the boys faced Finborough School again, but fortune went against them this time, and they went down 0-33. Their second place finished earned the team the Silver Medal.
Foundation Director of Sport, Lee Cassell, said, “It was an excellent day, and the boys were a credit to the College playing some outstanding rugby throughout the course of the day. Well done to them all.”