March Neale-Wade Academy rugby players are flying this season

The Neale-Wade Academy under 15 rugby team.

The Neale-Wade Academy under 15 rugby team. - Credit: Archant

Over the league season they scored 295 points and only conceded 23. The boys have had praise from various people who have come to watch them.

On the back of his wonderful performances Ben Darrington has been invited to have trials with London Broncos.

Coach Mr Todd Woollard said: “Congratulations to the boys. The title comes on the back of some very good performances. This has been a four-year process to get to the standard where we are now. I am over the moon that the lads hard work and dedication has been rewarded.”

County Cup

Neale-Wade also entered the County Cup competition at the quarter final stage. They were drawn away at Longsands Academy, St Neots.

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The team was missing a few of its regular starters, but the rest of the boys pulled together to put in an outstanding first half performance to lead 55-5 at half time.

The second half was much shorter with the final score seeing Neale-Wade win 62-15. Try scorers on the day were: Alex Watts, Lee Hunt, Kieran Wootten, Alfie Asher and Joshua Stowe.

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Neale-Wade now travel away to Hinchingbrooke for the semi-final in the new year. Winning the fixture will see the team qualify for the tri-county tournament which sees the best teams from Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk go head to head.

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