Future rugby heroes celebrated in Higginshaw

Date published: 01 November 2021

St Anne's under-8s rugby team have been honoured after completing an unbeaten run this season.

A special presentation event took place at St Anne's Rugby Club in Higginshaw to recognise the success of the players and coaches.

St Anne’s under-8s rugby team - The Invincibles - played 20 games this season winning 19 and drawing just 1, meaning they were undefeated all season.

The team should have played 24 games in total, though 2 games were cancelled due to the Covid pandemic, and the final game was cancelled as the opposition were short of players so they forfeit the game

The under 7s were also celebrated on the presentation night - and also undefeated this season

In the Under 7s awards:
Frank Marsh - Most improved player
Jimmy Hare -  Players' player
Oscar Humphreys - Parents' player
Brody Carter - Coaches' player
Millen Maders - Man of steel

See some of the winners below

Cooper Harris with Coaches - He received Parents' Player For The Season
Leo Deakin - pictured with the coaches - received Players' Player and Man of Steel


Kameron Lord with the coaches -  Receiving the award for most improved player for the season


Will Tonge - pictured with the coaches - received the Coaches' Player Award


St Anne's Under 7s. Children from left to right William Ash, Jacob Doyle, Charlie Ash, Kyle May, Will Stafford, Maddox Buckley, Leo Raz, Teddy Ray, Jesse Hannan, Jimmy Hare, Ellis Douglas, Millen Maders, Frank Marsh, Brody Carter, Oscar Humphreys, Willow Marlland.  Coaches L to R Alan Humphreys, Damian Hare, Neil Buckley


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