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RUGBY SEVENS SEASON OFF TO A FLYING START AT WISBECH GRAMMAR SCHOOL

RUGBY SEVENS SEASON OFF TO A FLYING START AT WISBECH GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Wisbech Grammar School were crowned cup winners last week in the Rugby Sevens tournament held at the School.


The under 13s teams finished top of their group ahead of Wymondham, Thomas Clarkson and St Hugh’s. They went on to beat Moreton Hall in the semi-final 35-5 and were crowned winners following a strong performance in the final against Robert Clack, beating them 35-15. Head of Rugby, Alex Laybourne, commenting on the cup victory said, “It was a great day of Sevens, with the U16s also coming runners up in their competition. The U13s worked thoroughly hard for deserved the Cup victory. It was a great team effort led by Captain Felix Young (King’s Lynn) with a particularly notable individual performance by Lewis Shipley (Wisbech), scoring four tries in the final.” 


This great performance came off the back of season opening matches and wins against Sedbergh Prep and St Hugh’s Lincolnshire which resulted in the U13s taking the Bowl home from Packwood Hague’s 7s. Elsewhere the 1st VII travelled to Reed’s School scoring a total of 18 try’s over four games securing victory in the Shield competition, beating King’s School Canterbury and New Hall School Essex.

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