Primary Team Win Academy Sevens Title

Published on 28 November 2007 Categories: Sports,  Upper Primary,  Junior School

boy carrying rugby ballOn Sunday 25 November the GWC under 11 sevens team defended their title in the Edinburgh Academy Under 11 Sevens tournament. They were joined this year by a B team, meaning 18 boys were representing the school. This was a fantastic event, well organised by Edinburgh Academy.

The A team were never troubled in their group stages, winning them all without conceding a try. In the final GWC played the hosts, and were given a fright early on when Edinburgh Academy scored the first try. This spurred the boys on, and they started to play some fantastic sevens rugby, making the ball do all the hard work before releasing one of their speed men into space.

During the day every player scored at least one try, and Adam Hastings converted 23 of the 38 tries scored. This was an eye opening display of skill, strength, pace and teamwork - sevens rugby out of the top drawer!

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