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Schools Rugby Midweek Update

It has been a brilliant midweek of schools rugby so far, with some thrilling games in the Champions Trophy, NatWest Cup, Tour games, and many others.

 

With so many competitions, it has already been one of the busiest midweek’s of the season, and with more to come today that will continue.

 

Champions Trophy

 

As ever, the Champions Trophy has thrilled, with Radley College v Sedbergh perhaps the pick of the bunch after 87 points were shared. Today it continues with Epsom College v Eton. You can see our roundup of the week’s action in the competition here: Champions Trophy Round 2.

 

NatWest Cup

 

Monday saw Norwich, Salesian, and Lord Wandsworth College collect wins, while Dover Grammar were victorious on Tuesday.

 

Wednesday saw the first mass participation day in the cup so far this season, with the highlight being London Oratory v Mill Hill, which was streamed live by the RFU. London Oratory won it 29-17, and they will be live again next time as the RFU are following this strand of the draw through.

 

Amongst some of the bigger names Stowe, Ampleforth College, and Bedford Modern picked up wins, Bedford Modern’s came in just 30 minutes before it was called off after they hit the fifty point mark.

 

Elsewhere Wallington County Grammar and Austin Friars picked up impressive big wins. The week’s Cup action rounds off today with Wycliffe College v Cleeve.

 

Tours

 

On Monday Bromsgrove saw off Southport School and Grammar School at Leeds finally got off the mark with a strong 38-24 win of Sydney Grammar School.

 

Tuesday saw Uppingham secure a 33-14 win over Townsville, with their local rivals Catherdral School Townsville also losing the following day, 16-15 to Nottingham High School.

 

Caterham saw off Wairoa College 29-17, but it was defeat for both Skinners’ and Marlborough College, who went down 19-26 and 21-36 to Massey High School and Fielding High School respectively.

 

Other Games

 

Elsewhere Cheltenham College lost out in their local derby against Pate’s Grammar School on Tuesday, losing 21-12, while on Wednesday Hymers College were back to winning ways with a 14-6 win over Hull Collegiate. Denstone College also beat King’s Granthan 31-17, while Dartford Grammar impressed with a 47-22 win over Gravesend.

 

Coming up

 

Coming up today we have the seventh last 16 game in the Champions Trophy as Eton College host Epsom College, we also have Wycliffe College v Cleeve in the NatWest Cup.

 

Elsewhere Monkton Combe host KES Bath and King’s Bruton host Clayesmore. There are also two tour games. Reigate Grammar School host Syndey Grammar School, and Dame Allan’s host Ignatius Park.

 

Do you have any photos, videos, or reports from this week’s action? Please send them in to writers@fifteenrugby.com

 

Schools Rugby Midweek Results:

 

Monday

 

Grammar School at Leeds 38-24 Sydney GS – Tour

Bromsgrove 29-0 Southport School – Tour

Crossley Heath v St Paul’s, Manly (Australia) – Tour

Eaton & Otley 0-22 Norwich – NatWest Cup

Salesian 50-17 Esher College – NatWest Cup

Lord Wandsworth College 31-19 Windsor Boys School – NatWest Cup

 

Tuesday

 

Radley College 31-56 Sedbergh – Champions Trophy

RGS Guildford 12-29 Haileybury – Champions Trophy

Uppingham 33-14 Townsville GS (Tour)

Cheltenham College 12-21 Pate’s GS

St Lawrence College 12-41 Dover GS – NatWest Cup

 

Wednesday

 

Dulwich College 13-17 Millfield – Champions Trophy

Barnard Castle 17-10 King’s Macclesfield – Champions Trophy

Blundell’s 31-7 Monmouth – Champions Trophy

Sherborne 22-15 St John’s Leatherhead – Champions Trophy

 

Wooton Upper 22-12 Silverstone College – NatWest Cup

Christ’s Hospital 21-15 The Weald – NatWest Cup

Wallington CGS 60-5 Beth’s GS – NatWest Cup

Coopers Coborn 22-5 Brentwood – NatWest Cup

St Dunstan’s College 0-10 St Olave’s GS – NatWest Cup

London Oratory 29-17 Mill Hill – NatWest Cup

Katherine Lady Berkeley’s 25-8 The Crypt – NatWest Cup

Bablake 51-29 Birmingham Met College – NatWest Cup

Enfield GS 22-14 Palmers – NatWest Cup

Stafford GS 3-57 Newcastle- Under-Lyme – NatWest Cup

Bedford Modern 52-0 Samuel Whitbread – NatWest Cup

Austin Friars 41-14 Keswick – NatWest Cup

Ashville College 31-52 Ampleforth College – NatWest Cup

Desborough College 31-14 Reading Blue Coat – NatWest Cup

Dame Allan’s 17-7 Queen Elizabeth’s HS – NatWest Cup

Cokethorpe 10-34 Stowe – NatWest Cup

Glyn 17-8 Ravens Wood – NatWest Cup

 

Dartford GS 47-22 Gravesend GS

Richard Hale 38-0 Sandringham

Gordon’s 39-36 Halliford

King’s Grantham 17-31 Denstone College

Hymers College 14-6 Hull Collegiate

 

Nottingham HS 16-15 Cathedral School Townsville – Tour

Caterham 29-17 Wairoa College – Tour

Skinners’ 19-26 Massey HS – Tour

Marlborough College 21-36 Fielding HS – Tour

 

Thursday

 

Eton College 7-24 Epsom College – Champions Trophy

Monkton Combe v KES Bath

King’s Bruton 38-0 Clayesmore

Wycliffe College 41-12 Cleeve – NatWest Cup

Dame Allan’s 14-31 Ignatius Park – Tour

Reigate GS v Sydney GS – Tour

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