Pirton Hill win Tag Rugby competition

Pirton Hill Tag Rugby team A won the competition

Pirton Hill Tag Rugby team A won the competition

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A Tag Rugby team from Pirton Hill Primary school won the Year 5 and 6 competition shield at Luton Rugby grounds. The A team beat Wigmore A with the winning try scored in the last seconds of the game.

Both schools have qualified to represent Luton at the county finals on March 6, 2015, as part of the Sainsbury’s Winter School Games.

Wigmore Tag Rugby team A were narrowly beat in the final

Wigmore Tag Rugby team A were narrowly beat in the final

Twenty teams from across Luton participated in the event.

Phil Martin, Pirton Hill PE teacher, said: “I am very proud of all the children who participated.

“The Tag Rugby competition was a fantastic event with impressive rugby taking place across the day.

“Congratulations to Pirton Hill pupils who showed great determination to keep battling to the end against an excellent Wigmore team.

“The quality of rugby played this year was outstanding and shows the excellent work taking place in PE lessons across the primary schools in Luton.”

Councillor Waheed Akbar said: “It’s great to see Luton’s young people excelling in sports.

“I wish both Pirton Hill and Wigmore teams every success in the County finals next year.”