April 25, 2011
rugby players celebrate win in regional event
of young rugby players descended on Burnham-On-Sea's BASC sports
ground on Easter Sunday when it played host to Somerset
RFU's under 14 super six tournament.
of the six council districts of Somerset picked a representative
team of 24 players to represent their district from the rugby
clubs within it.
Sedgemoor district team, called the Bucaneers, was picked from
players from Burnham-On-Sea RFC, Winscombe RFC, Cheddar Valley
RFC, Bridgwater RFC and Weston RFC.
Burnham players were choosen - Michael Hughes, Gabriel Councell,
Cameron Macbeth, John Badger, Christian Curry and Joe Hester.
The club's Russel Dyson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Unfortunately,
Michael Hughes was injured before the finals day and was unable
to play, but the other five players represented their district
with pride and eventually won the competion, beating Bath and
North East Somerset's Centurians 12 points to 7 in a tense final."
below, are the winning squad with the trophy and, above, the five
Burnham RFC players with the trophy