Sporting success for Lowestoft school

12:47 01 February 2017

Ormiston Denes Academy U12s (pictured) won the North Suffolk School Games northern area rugby tournament, which took place at Southwold Rugby Club on January 31. Picture: ORMISTON DENES ACADEMY

Ormiston Denes Academy U12s (pictured) won the North Suffolk School Games northern area rugby tournament, which took place at Southwold Rugby Club on January 31. Picture: ORMISTON DENES ACADEMY


Talented youngsters from a Lowestoft academy are celebrating after they were triumphant in a rugby tournament.

Pupils from Ormiston Denes Academy (ODA) under 12s qualified for the county finals following success in yesterday’s (Tuesday) North Suffolk School Games northern area rugby tournament played at Southwold Rugby Club.

It means the ODA year seven boys team now represent the northern area in the school county finals in March.

They kicked off with a 5-0 victory over Thomas Mills High School, before the points were shared after a 0-0 draw with Benjamin Britten Music Academy.

The third game saw ODA beat Hartismere 10-0 before they won the final match 10-0 against Bungay High.

Try scorers were Ethan Hodds (4) and Owen Woods (1). The team was: George Sibbald (captain), Ethan Hodds, Chase Hodds, Owen Woods, Joshua Fisher, Troy Turrell, Aiden Marcelli, Logan Sutton, James Bryenton-Rochard, Sydney Lock, Joshua Glover and Cory Jay.

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