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Girls' rugby side takes centre stage with impressive win
16th March 2018

A girls’ rugby team at Rydal Penrhos continued their excellent development with an impressive win last week.

The U11 Prep School side took on Bodelwyddan in a tag rugby contest on Friday, March 9, and emerged from a dramatic encounter with a thrilling 16-15 victory.

The squad have been working incredibly hard on all aspects of the game under the guidance of Rydal Penrhos’ dedicated coaching staff, and this produced a significantly improved collective performance from the group as they continue to

One of the standout performers on the day was Sophie Hall, who racked up a host of tries throughout the contest, including one, which featured a stunning roly-poly to cross to white wash.

This was followed up by scores from Gabriele Subkovaite, Elise Mazars, Keira Luke and Jasmin Beckett-Donald, and the Rydal Penrhos side held their nerve in the closing stages to achieve a notable win.

Deputy Head Alison Hind, said: “Our girls’ Tag Rugby team have shown an enormous amount of determination in not only taking up a new sport, but thriving in the initial stages of their progression.

“This has been a great source of pride for everybody here at Rydal Penrhos Prep School, and it further proof of what each pupil continues to achieve thanks to the opportunities that are available here.”

U11 Girls’ Tag Rugby squad: Gracie Tavernor, Keira Luke, Sophie Hall, Jasmin Beckett-Donald, Elise Mazars, Gabriele Subkovaite, Grace Watkins, Cerys Williams, Isabel Stubbings.

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