Duke of Kent 7’s

The under 13’s went to their second tournament of the week having used Windlesham as a learning curve. Our opening game against The Heights from Haselmere showed that we were at last working as a team with a real determination. Everybody stood up and made their tackles resulting in a comfortable 40 – 0 victory. You could see the confidence grow and this was taken into the second match against More House from Farnham. Again a comfortable win 26 – 5. Once again this was based on good defence and good 7’s resulting in a variety of scorers over the two games. The final and deciding match was against the hosts which, despite a herculean effort, we went down 15 – 12. Disappointing but nonetheless very rewarding to see, at last, a group of boys who really wanted it and worked with a passion throughout. The final score from Ben W was, in my opinion, the best of the tournament in that it represented good 7’s play with all 7 of the boys involved several times in the move. Our spirit was summed up by the injured and limping Ally who still managed to make a try saving tackle. Well done boys, really proud of you even though this our 4th runners up in the 4 year history of this tournament!!
Congratulations to two of the side, Elliot and Josh, whio have been awarded sports scholarships to Christ’s Hospital school.
Elliot,Josh,Ben K, Ben W, Ally, Hugo, Edward, James.
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