QE rugby players’ fierce semi-final battle

QE reached the semi-finals of the U12 Broxbourne Rugby Tournament, narrowly losing to the eventual winners.

The QE boys successfully qualified from the pool stages, setting up the semi-final against Richard Hale School from Hertford.

After their opponents had initially taken the lead, QE fought back to square the game. The fiercely contested match was decided in the dying seconds when Richard Hale School scored beneath the posts to win 12-7.

Richard Hale School went on to beat Watford Grammar School in the final.