Try-umphant!

Congratulations to the Year 10 Rugby team from Newton Abbot College who won the Plate final at Forches Cross in the South Devon 7-a-side Rugby tournament.  Despite losing their first game and playing against some tough opposition, the boys went on to win their remaining 3 matches and showed steady improvement throughout all of the games.  Strong rucking and solid defence allowed them to dominate in most of the matches. [caption id="attachment_6949" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Back row: Jacob Doidge, Tommy D’Cruz, Will James, George Husband Front row: Aiden King, Jack Taylor, Will Harris, Ross Embury, Matthew Pidwell, Callum Thomas Back row: Jacob Doidge, Tommy D’Cruz, Will James, George Husband
Front row: Aiden King, Jack Taylor, Will Harris, Ross Embury, Matthew Pidwell, Callum Thomas[/caption] Sam Nelson-Smith, Teacher of PE, selected George Husband as the Player of the Tournament for being consistent in all of the games he played and said he was impressed with the solid performances from Jake Doidge, Tommy D’Cruz and Callum Thomas.  Sam Nelson-Smith went on to say “All of the players were fantastic!  It was a great team effort by all and I am looking forward to bringing their form to the up-coming 15 a-side fixtures.”

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