The 2nd year Benjis, got off to a great start with a 6-0 win against Voorburg. The high level of rugby continued for the rest of the poule stage with wins as follows:
10-0 against Delft 2
6-0 against Delft 1
3-0 against Diok (unfortunately Andre badly injured his hand which resulted in him going off to hospital)
All these games showed great team work involving superb passes and tackles. They continued to play like this in the semi-finals and the final though the competition was now tough and more challenging. The semi-final was against Rotterdam 1 and they beat them with a 5-0 win!
Finally they faced Gouda in the final and this proved to be the toughest match of the day with blood pressure reaching boiling point with the coaches and parents alike. It was 1-0 to Gouda at half time but then Ivan scored a try at the start of the second half. The game continued and it was still 1-1 at full time. Sudden death was then played in the extra time and Archie scored the winning try for the championship!
Congratulations to all the team and coaches, they certainly played top level rugby and are worthy winners!
Get well soon Andre!
Match report: Cerrie Love