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HMSG are County Champions once again!February 1st, 2017
The annual President’s Cup qualifying round took place at Cwmbran Stadium on Wednesday 19th January. HMSG had won the competition for the past 3 years and were looking again to take the U18 South East Wales County title, as well as cement their place at the Welsh National Finals to be held in March.
Expecting strong competition from all of the schools that participated, HMSG stepped up to the challenge, beating Rougemont School in the first match 23-14 and then Monmouth Comprehensive School, 29-6.
Only Cross Keys College and Gwynllyw stood in the way of HMSG’s title defence, with both teams boasting numerous county and Welsh International players. Two outstanding performances saw HMSG win both matches, 24-9 and 20-6 respectively, to take the county title for the fourth year in succession as well as represent South East Wales at the upcoming President’s Cup tournament.
Captained by Evie, the team additionally included Ellie, Kala, Jessica, Annabel, Sereima, Poppy and Issie.