Sevens heaven

PUBLISHED: 11:32 23 March 2007 | UPDATED: 22:39 28 May 2010

The victorious Wisbech Grammar School sevens squad are pictured with the Savills Cup - Pic: Peter Upton

The victorious Wisbech Grammar School sevens squad are pictured with the Savills Cup - Pic: Peter Upton

Wisbech Grammar School continues to produce impressive rugby teams and the latest success story is a tournament-winning sevens side. This is only the second year that the school have run a sevens team but last week they beat strong opposition to win the C

Wisbech Grammar School continues to produce impressive rugby teams and the latest success story is a tournament-winning sevens side.

This is only the second year that the school have run a sevens team but last week they beat strong opposition to win the Cambridge under-18s Savills Cup Invitation tournament.

In their first pool match, the Grammar School beat The Perse School 15-5 with tries from Ben Miller, Sam Portham and Jack Hoyles.

Tries from Michael Gillick, David Milne and Hoyles, who also kicked a conversion, secured a 19-7 victory over Framlingham College.

Wisbech Grammar topped pool three after a convincing 41-7 win against Warwick School. Michael Gillick scored a hat-trick of tries and conversions and he was joined on the scoresheet by the other try scorers, Portham, Charlie Roberts, Miller and Henry Crofts.

The semi-final against Haileybury School proved to be a close match and a last-minute try and conversion from Gillick gave Wisbech Grammar a dramatic 19-17 victory.

Miller and Hoyles scored the other tries, one of which was converted by Gillick.

The final match was against Bishop's Stortford College and tries from David Milne and Tom Jones and two successful conversions from Gillick gave the Wisbech team a 14-7 half time lead.

Bishop's Stortford levelled the scores but fine tries from Hoyles and Jones, together with another two conversions from Gillick, gave Wisbech a 28-14 win and the Savills Cup.

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