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Rugby Ramps Up at Somerset

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Week 10, Term One, 2018

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It’s been a busy month or so for Rugby Union in the College with games against Surfers Paradise Rugby Club, Bond Pirates Rugby Club, Sunshine Coast Grammar School, All Saints Anglican School, and most recently, Lord Byng Secondary School from Vancouver, Canada. The latter team bringing 31 players and four staff over for their biennial tour and being billeted with host families from Somerset College for three nights.

In between, there have been community service events, many trainings, photo shoots and our own Canadian Rugby tour to organise. Alongside that, a potential tour to Japan looms as a likely contender next year to coincide with the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

We have 26 excited Year 11 and 12 boys counting down sleeps until they depart for Vancouver Canada on Good Friday. To follow the tour please join our Facebook site: or our Schoolbox page at:

Below is a summary of results across various teams in the school over the past month:
**1st XV **
V Sunshine Coast Grammar School 17-21 loss V All Saints Anglican School 21-7 win V Lord Byng Secondary 58-0 win

Somerset U10 (Year 4)
V Bond Pirates 25-25 draw

Somerset U11 (Year 5)
V Surfers Paradise 25-5 win V Bond Pirates 35-25 win

Somerset U12 (Year 6)
V Surfers Paradise 0-50 loss V Bond Pirates 10-22 loss

Somerset U13 (Year 7)
V Surfers Paradise 15-7

Somerset U14 (Year 8) V Bond Pirates

Somerset U15 (Year 9)
V Surfers Paradise 14-29 loss V Bond Pirates 35-10 win

Somerset U16 (Year 10) V Lord Byng Secondary 2nd XV 17-5 win

We look forward to starting our season proper when we return in Term 2 with games in Week 1 against Trinity Lutheran College.

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