Priory rugby match live on the internet

Priory Community School’s Under-15 rugby team take on Kingswood in the regional semi-final of the Daily Mail Cup.

PRIORY Community School have never had such a successful rugby team as their present Year 10 team.

In recent years they have won two West of England state school cups and came runners-up in the South West state school finals day.

The side have a core of talented players. Hooker Curtis Langdon is outstanding in set pieces and a threat all-round the pitch, Caulfield, Swain and Sage are undoubtedly the best back row in the county, with Josh Caulfield already making his mark in the county set up a year early.

The backs are full of pace with good handling skills. Matt Cates and Kieran Manning form a strong half-back partnership, with Tom Davison and Byron Marriott constantly giving the side a great platform to attack from. The quality of the back three of Alex Parslow, Tom Easterby and Jacob Swain is also something to admire.

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This season has seen the side already retain the North Somerset Schools Trophy and after Christmas start their campaign to once again retain the West of England Cup. But this year has seen the side have great success in the National Daily Mail Cup.

The team started off with a comfortable victory against local rivals Chew Valley. In round three Priory visited the top rugby school Colstons, and they came away 19-12 winners.

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This victory saw the team face another top school in QEH. With a number of key injuries, the side ran out comfortable 37-19 winners.

The team face Kingwood School from Bath in the regional semi-finals. The game is due to be played at Weston RFC on December 6 with a 5pm kick-off with Weston TV showing the game live on the internet.

This is thought to be the first time a school game has been shown live and it is great to see that local support is right behind the team.

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