This year was no exception with a new batch of players in Year 11 taking their first steps onto the pitch at Rendcomb College, Cirencester, playing against the likes of Milton Abbey School, St Edward’s School, and Ewell Castle School
Our First XV always finishes in the top three
spots, and this year our players had their eyes coveting the now famous
The competition was split into two groups of five teams,
and we pulled off a very good win in our first game! Unfortunately, a lack of
composure or nerves or a combination of both led to a disappointing draw in our
second game, and our third we lost, conceding our only try during the entire
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Confectionery contact went to Theo and Logan for a
lovely double tackle which sent opposition ball carrier back several metres and
was met by cheers from the crowd.
Champagne moment (not paid for by bribery by the
headmaster) went to Charlie Russell who finished off the tournament with a
lovely interception and run away try though he was hotly contested by Oli
Andrews at fullback.
much-coveted Lion of the Tournament was given to Orlando, who was exemplary in
attack and defence in his new and unfamiliar position of outside centre. Well
done Orlando and the rest of the Lions!!
Rendcomb Tour 2023-sparkling words
by our Head of PE, Mr Dan Lycett