Tag Rugby

Wallace Fields Junior School normally takes part in an annual rugby tournament.  A rugby team is normally selected and trains at lunchtime leading up to the tournament. 

Children who are taking part in tag rugby teams need to bring on training and  match days the following essential items: a change of clothes (that may get muddy) and football / rugby / astro boots.

Year 3 tag rugby team 2020
Mr Brooks, father of Finn in 3A, kindly volunteered to trial and coach our year 3 tag-rugby team in preparation for the tournament on March 24th 2020 at Priest Hall playing fields. After two lunchtime trials, on Monday 3rd February and Thursday 6th February, a squad of around 12 children has been selected.  They attended weekly practice sessions at Thursday lunchtimes commencing on 13th February.  The team was as follows: Dexter D, Elise G, Esme G, Finn B, Harry HD, Jacob R, Jacob W, Jaik O, Jinho B, Kiaan H, Malia L and Seraphina W.  There was such amazing enthusiasm from the children that a potential B team was also created, which consisted of:- Bohan B, Charles HD, Emily K, Ithikasan R, Lauren R, Luca C, Michael M, Molly D, Sofia O and Thomas D.

Year 4 rugby team 2020 
Mr Jones (father of Marcus - 4D) kindly volunteered his services as a rugby coach for Year 4 in preparation for the District Tournament. After trials during the lunchtimes of Friday 17th & 31st January the following team was selected: Evie, Freya, Jack, James, Josh, Maisy, Manny, Marcus, Miles, Ryan, Skye and Thomas. Training was each Friday lunchtime from 7th February to 20th March (excluding 6th March due to Hooke Court trip).  The tournament was on Tuesday 24th March at Priest hill playing fields.

Year 5 rugby team 2020 
Mr Paul Aboud, uncle of Alex & Emily Kopp, very kindly volunteered to train our Year 5 tag-rugby team. Trials were held on Wednesdays 12th and 26th February. A squad of 12 players was selected but unfortunately the tournament which was scheduled to take place on 2nd April could not happen due to Covid lockdown. 

Year 6 tag rugby team 2020
Mr Carmicheal (parent of Reuben) has kindly agreed to help coach the Year 6 rugby team.  The Year 6 tag rugby team 2020 was as follows: Callum T, Charlotte S, Henry G, James J, Josh H, Lewis H, Lola F, Ollie D, Reuben C, Rhys C, Rose U and Will D. Team training was held each Friday lunch time from 10th January 2020 for a tournament which was held in late February/early March.

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