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Bishop's Stortford under-11s showed what they are made of by winning a series of games at Championship club Ampthill



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Bishop's Stortford under-11s showed what they are made of by winning a series of games at Championship club Ampthill on Sunday.

With a big group of around 60 regulars in the age group, Stortford took 22 players to compete in matches on the Bedfordshire outfit's first-team pitch.

And they produced some outstanding rugby as their two teams tasted success against very strong opposition.

BSRFC under-11s had a great day at Championship club Ampthill (53679375)
BSRFC under-11s had a great day at Championship club Ampthill (53679375)

"The group, including the 12 coaches we have, have been together since the under-sixes and as a coaching unit we were so so proud of our players on Sunday," said coach and former first-team captain Stuart Haslam, whose son Toby is part of the squad. "Ampthill's hospitality was superb and the games were played in a fantastic spirit.

"These kids have had a tough few seasons with everything going on in the world and they deserve recognition for how they have progressed as a team, individually and also as young boys and girls."

The under-11s also triumphed at the Herts Floodlit Festival last month thanks to three wins and a draw.

"It's all about the team not the individuals, and they're really buying into that now," added Haslam.



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