Haileybury U11 Rugby Festival

On Wednesday 18th October, the U11 A rugby team took part in the Haileybury Rugby Festival held at Allianz Park, the home of current double European Rugby Champions, Saracens.

The festival was played between 8 schools, with each participating school playing 5 matches on the artificial surface.

During their 5 games, Gayhurst won 2, lost 2 and drew 1, with the highlights coming during their performance against Linchfield, which Gayhurst won 25-10, scoring some of the tries of the festival. Overall performances where positive and demonstrated clear improvements since their last performance.

Haileybury Director of Rugby, Michael Owen, ex-Wales and Lions number 8, awarded tackle of the festival to Christian Cotter and Gayhurst player of the festival to Dylan Line. Although there is still much work to do on the training field, the team played with ambition, determination and flair, thoroughly enjoying a fantastic evening of rugby at a great venue