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Millfield claim second 7s title of the season

Millfield picked up their second tournament victory of the season this weekend, winning the Christ College Brecon Invitational 7s.

The Somerset side defeated a talented Kirkham Grammar School VII 24-0 in the final to lift the trophy, having previously beaten Hereford Cathedral School and Campion in their semi final and quarter final respectively.

Kirkham meanwhile had beaten Blundell’s, who had been the other finalists at Millfield’s previous tournament victory, and then had an impressive22-5 win over Llandovery College in the semi final – whom Kirkham had in fact lost to during the group stage.

Millfield by contrast were undefeated, having beaten their semi finals opponents, Hereford Cathedral School, in the group stage, as well as Cheltenham College, who went on to lift the plate with a strong 28-5 victory over Ellesmere College, who had finished behind Llandovery and Kirkham in their group – showing the relative strength of these two groups of the four.

A solid tournament all round then, and one that Millfield will hope will act as a springboard for further success as the countdown to Rosslyn Park really beings to motor.

Christ College Brecon Invitational 7s Results:

Champions – Millfield

Final: Millfield 24-0 Kirkham Grammar School

Semi Finals:

Millfield 29-5 Hereford Cathedral School

Kirkham Grammar 22-5 Llandovery College

Quarter Finals:

Millfield 42-7 Campion

Hereford Cathedral School 28-12 Sherborne

Kirkham Grammar 24-5 Blundell’s

Llandovery College 24-19 Christ College

Plate:

Final: Cheltenham College 28-5 Ellesmere College

Semi Finals:

Cheltenham College 24-12 Monmouth

Ellesmere College 12-5 King’s Worcester

Quarter Finals:

Cheltenham College 24-5 Malvern College

Monmouth 36-5 Rydal Penrhos

Ellesmere College w/o Bristol GS

King’s Worcester 24-12 Old Swinford Hospital

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