King’s reign to keep hold of schools cup - The Worcester Observer

King’s reign to keep hold of schools cup

Worcester Editorial 27th Nov, 2021   0

KING’S Worcester is celebrating after the school’s resounding 39-12 win against RGS Worcester in the Modus Cup Challenge at Sixways.

King’s were determined to keep hold of the trophy after secured it from RGS in 2019 and tries from Will Chater, Alex Terry, Jack Lyman, Will Wrout and George Hira steered them to victory.

Despite RGS scoring the first try, King’s snatched the momentum with an early penalty followed closely by their first try, taking and maintaining the lead from 15 minutes right up until the end.

Captain Alex Terry said: “It’s been a fantastic yet challenging season so far and we’ve come a long way as a team and individually.

“I’m so proud the team have put their best onto the pitch at Sixways for such a huge and important local fixture.”

Foundation director of sport and master in charge of rugby, Jonny Mason, said: “In what is a unique fixture, where there is a huge amount of pressure on the players, it was fantastic to see the King’s squad handle the pressure so well.

“RGS came out strong, but our fitness and form held and we played some great rugby, scoring several impressive tries. It was a complete performance from the team and they should be very proud of themselves.

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