Coleg y Cymoeddâ€™s learners and staff are celebrating as their collegeâ€™s under 18â€™s Squad triumphed in their match against Seevic Storm Rugby Academy, to be crowned British Colleges Rugby Union Champions.
Cymoedd supporters travelled on mass to Moseley RFC, Birmingham for the final and were not disappointed; as the strong squad romped home to secure a thundering 75 â€“ 14 win.
In a lively game, supporters of both teams witnessed some outstanding rugby before Coleg y Cymoedd stretched their lead to give their opponents Seevic no chance of recovery.
This marks Cymoeddâ€™s fourth consecutive victory in this competition. Â
Commenting on the win and the outstanding performance of the squad to date, Lee Davies, Acting Director of Rugby at Coleg y Cymoedd, said:
â€œYet again, this yearâ€™s success highlights the quality and high standard of the Rugby squad at Cymoedd and weâ€™re delighted to have retained this prestigious title against a strong Seevic teamâ€. The boysâ€™ commitment and preparation leading up to this match has been outstanding, demonstrating some exceptional phases of play throughout the matchâ€.
Cymoeddâ€™s Rugby Academy provides the boys with expert rugby tuition, rugby analysis and strength & conditioning to help maximise their rugby potential; whilst ensuring that they are prepared academically, should a career in rugby not materialise.
Judith Evans, Principal said, We are thrilled with the successful result of the match and a huge congratulations to the squad, coaches and all involved. We are delighted that the programme is delivering success on the field and with their academic studiesâ€.
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