A small group of under 8's from Warminster and Westbury rugby clubs took part in the Frome Rugby festival this weekend. They played against teams from Frome, Chew Valley, Midsommer Norton and North Dorset. With such a small squad it meant each player would have to play every minute of each game.
From the first whistle the team started playing full of confidence, showing some really good rugby skills, particularly their tackling which at times was immense, which then led to some great attacking and supporting one another. Every single player came away with at least one try for the festival and a medal each to take home.
The whole day was a great success from start to finish, topped off by being awarded with the Spirit of Rugby trophy which was voted by the other coaches on sportsmanship and fair play. This is a testament to how the team conducted themselves throughout the day.
Next week we will travel to North Dorset for their festival, so I look forward to watching the team continue to grow as a team. Writes James Gray