Shrewsbury School

Rugby: Convincing win for the U16 XV v King Edward's School, Birmingham

Tuesday 28 January 2014

Shrewsbury U16A Rugby XV vs King Edward's Birmingham, 25th January 2014

Above left - George Lechmere claiming good line-out ball; right - Bertie Gilliat-Smith on the rampage

The U16 XV had an excellent win on Saturday 25th January, beating King Edward’s School, Birmingham 31-5. Pictured above are two of the five Oldham's Fifth Formers in the team.

A torrential rain and hail shower before kick-off made for heavy conditions for all teams at King Edward’s. The U15s lost a close encounter 7-14 and the U14s lost 0-32.  The 1st XV also suffered a narrow defeat against a bigger more match-hardened pack - although the Shrewsbury endeavour was faultless and the score could very easily have gone the other way.

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