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School Sport: Sydney Russell rugby boys shine on big stage

PUBLISHED: 16:00 12 June 2017

Sydney Russell pupils face the camera at Allianz Park

Sydney Russell pupils face the camera at Allianz Park

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Sydney Russell’s year seven boys enjoyed playing in a schools’ sevens event on the big stage of Allianz Park.

The Dagenham pupils beat Eastlea (15-0), Eastbury (15-5), Clacton County High (20-10) and King Solomon (5-0), but were beaten by Ockendon (20-5).

And that saw them finish as runners-up in their category, to the delight of PE teacher Bekim Dushku.

He said: “The boys trained extremely hard over the last month and were extremely excited to play on such a big stage.

“They played some excellent rugby and a big thank you has to go to the England All Schools team who have supported the development of rugby at the school for the last three years.

“We are pleased to see more pupils participating in rugby at Sydney Russell this year. Our under-14 team won the Essex Sevens plate in March and the aim for next year is to regularly compete locally and regionally.”

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