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Rugby

Our rugby teams are very active in the autumn term with regular matches being played against schools throughout the North West of England.

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Sports Reports


Home Teams: Merchant Taylor’s Boys School – Under 10’s (2 teams – A & B)
Away Team:  Newcastle / Birkenhead / Kirkham
Date:  November 2017
Start time:  1:00pm
Finish Time:  3:00pm
Location: School Playing Fields
Weather: Cloudy & a bit cold

Our team squad (‘A Team’) included:

James Moore / Dylan Travis / Sebastian Rice / Fraser Kingsley / Charlie Kennedy / Joseph Wake / Daniel Raw / Christopher Kirby / James Criddle

  • We played 4 matches against MTBS ‘B’ Team, Newcastle, Birkenhead and Kirkham Grammar
  • We won ALL our games with tries from most Merchant Boys players.
  • Good tackling was carried out particularly by Dylan who stopped one of Newcastle’s fastest players with a great tackle stopping the try.
  • Also, good passing was made by all players, particularly James who unselfishly passed the ball to a team mate allowing him to score the try.
  • The game was carried out in good spirit apart from the Birkenhead coach who shouted at the referee!
  • Everyone shook hands at the end of each match with cheers for each team.
  • The day was enjoyed by everyone who took part, especially Merchant’s because we won every match that we played!Match Report provided by Fraser Kingsley