Have you got World Cup Rugby Fever? 

Posted: 17th October 2023

Tag Rugby against Exeter Cathedral School and Blundells

Our under 11 tag team played a tag rugby fixture against Exeter Cathedral School and Blunders. It was a super, inclusive event where our prep 5 and prep 6 pupils had the opportunity to play in an away fixture.

The cookies at the end were a brilliant reward for an excellent afternoon of rugby.

Did you know rugby is great for children? 

Recently, Preps 2 and 3 had a fantastic opportunity to showcase their budding rugby talent at the Blundells School Under 8 Tag Rugby Festival.

For some of our enthusiastic team members, this event marked their very first experience representing our school in a sporting fixture.

They participated in up to five matches against various schools, and while it was a non-scoring event, the focus was firmly set on developing their rugby skills.

Throughout the day, our young stars scored plenty of tries and demonstrated their dedication to helping their team at the defensive end.

We couldn’t be prouder of each and every one of our pupils who took part.

It’s moments like these that not only build character but also create a love of sport that can last a lifetime.

Huge thanks to the organisers at Blundells School for hosting such a wonderful event!

Why is rugby good for children?

Rugby, with its unique mix of physicality, teamwork, and sportsmanship, offers a host of benefits for children that go far beyond the rugby pitch. Here’s why rugby is an exceptional choice for young athletes:

Physical Fitness: Rugby keeps children active, promoting strength and agility.

  • Teamwork: It teaches collaboration and camaraderie.
  • Sportsmanship: Rugby instills respect, humility, and fair play.
  • Problem Solving: Kids develop quick thinking and adaptability.
  • Character Building: They learn discipline, resilience, and mental toughness.
  • Friendships: Lasting bonds are formed on and off the field.
  • Life Lessons: Rugby imparts leadership, communication, and time management skills.
  • Safe Fun: It’s thrilling yet safe, thanks to rules and coaching.
  • Enjoyment: Above all, rugby is pure, unforgettable fun!

In short, rugby isn’t just a sport; it’s a valuable life experience for young athletes. We’ve all been watching the Rugby World Cup and discussing our supported team’s performances in class. What great discussions we’ve all had!

Categories: Sport