Search

Diss youngsters make their mark in Ipswich Festival

PUBLISHED: 14:59 03 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:59 03 May 2017

Diss Vixens Under-13s did their club proud at Ipswich. Picture: Diss RFC

Diss Vixens Under-13s did their club proud at Ipswich. Picture: Diss RFC

Archant

Diss Vxens Under-13s tasted success at the Ipswich Sevens competition over the Bank Holiday weekend.

After a long afternoon of hard rugby, which involved five matches, the girls met Basildon in a tight final, resulting in a 4-4 draw for the shield.

Both teams decided that after a hard competition the final honours should be shared.

Diss Under-16s produced a series of outstanding performances to clinch the shield in their festival at Ipswich.

Diss beat Holt comfortably 38-0, went down to Bury St Edmunds 15-32 in a hard fought match, bounced back with a 45-0 win against Southwold and lost narrowly 19-35 to Holt Two.

The final with Southwold was conceded to Diss, ensuring the team of took away the shield.

The Diss U16 coach stated that “overall, Diss played some good fast rugby and thoroughly enjoyed their day and were happy to take home a shield for their rewards.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Diss Mercury. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Diss Mercury