Prison Staff Primary School, Idia College Asoro Grammar School shine at Edo State Rocketbull Schools Rugby Sevens Tournament 2018

By Daily Sports on June 23, 2018

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The third edition of RocketBull Schools Rugby Tournament took centre stage on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Emotan College in the Ancient Royal City of Benin City, Edo State.

In the Primary Schools Tournament, Prison Staff Primary School defeated Iyogbe Primary School 10-0 to cart away the Shield.

Master Amobi Junior of Iyogbe Primary School however won the Most Valuable Player award, while Master Arebamen Kenneth scored 4 Tries to win the Top Try Scorers award.

The Girls Secondary Schools category saw a highly determined Idia College dethrone the host and former champions Emotan College by 10-5 in a thrilling final match.

Miss Osarieme Igodaro, who captained the Idia College team, was adjudged the Most Valuable Female Player.

Meanwhile, Cup winners of Pit Bull Schools Tournament held in May, Asoro Grammar School,  returned to win the Boys Tournament and lift the prestigious trophy after defeating Prison Staff Secondary School 25-0.

Master Victor Arebamehen won the Most Valuable Players award while Master Lucky Abdul scored 9 Tries in the championship to win the Top Try Scorer award of the Tournament.

The One Day School’s Rugby Sevens Tournament was organised by one of the coaches, Mr Emeka Matthew of the Edo State “Get into Rugby” Programme — a brainchild of their Head Coach, Mr Ntiense Williams, that has been ongoing for about four years in Edo State.

A statement issued on Friday by the organsiers said: “We will like to further appeal to other well-meaning individuals and organisations to come and support our rugby programme with minimal sponsorship or donation which will go a long way to put smiles on the faces of these children and prepare them for the future in this beautiful game of rugby which is fast becoming a household name in Edo State.”

Source Daily Sports

Posted June 23, 2018

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