The first national rugby sevens title win in Bishop Burton College’s history will provide a platform for students to go onto even greater success.
That’s the view of further education rugby coach Tomasi Tanumi, who saw his side win the Association of Colleges (AoC) Rugby Sevens Championship for the first time after an intense schedule of nine games in just three days.
In heavy rain, Beverley opted to play an expansive attacking style of rugby which showed growing confidence.
The team is starting to create, there are a number of new players within the squad and they are starting to gel together, and in the coming weeks, especially with the experience of injured players who are currently side lined coming back, they will surely be a team to again compete at the highest level.
Longcroft Sixth Form pupil, Holly Bentham, has been selected to be part of Team England competing at this year’s Youth Commonwealth Games.
The games are being held in Nassau, The Bahamas, commencing on the 18 July and concluding 5 days later on the 23 July and cover a multitude of sports including athletics, swimming, rugby 7s, tennis, beach volleyball along with Holly’s chosen sport of judo.