Year 9 and Year 10 Rugby teams became Northumberland Schools Champions last night. The Year 9 team defeated a strong St Thomas More school 40-19 and Year 10 defeated Dame Allan’s 31-17 at Kingston Park the home of the Newcastle Falcons.
On their route to the final the Year 9 team defeated Bede 57-0, St Mary’s 36-5, Newcastle School for Boys 27-0 and in a close semi-final pipped Dame Allan’s 21-14 whilst Year 10 defeated Bede Academy 27 – 0, Cramlington Learning Village 14-12, and the Royal Grammar School in a tight semi-final 22-19.
Mr Foster who led the teams offered his congratulations ” Well done to all the players. A well deserved victory and for both teams with lots of promise, commitment and character. The squads were excellent showing commitment, heart and good skill level. They fully deserved the win!”.
Man of the match voted by Mr Foster – Jack Loughane in Year 9
Man of the match voted by the players – Sam Ewen in Year 10