The Warburtons Our Medway Primary School Rugby League Festivals gather pace with a Festival @ Balfour School in Chatham, six teams, great fun, sunshine
Balfour hosted the 2nd Warburton’s Our Medway Festival on Wednesday 30th June. 6 Teams were vying for 3 places in the competitions night of champions on the 15th June.
The Sunny weather provided a great backdrop for some great Rugby League and the players didn’t disappoint as Gordon edged out the home side Balfour in the final.
Game of the day saw newcomers High Halstow run an impressive Sherwin Knights close in a 6 Try Thriller only being decided in the dying seconds as the Stood outfit took out the last qualifying spot.
The day was played in great spirits and welcomed new Schools in Balfour, All Hallows and High Halstow into the growing Ruby League family within Medway.
The Night of Champions takes place on Friday 15th June from 15.30 at the Garrison Stadium home of the Medway Dragons.
Medway Dragons Head Coach Martin Coyd said 'The Warburtons Our Medway Primary Rugby League Programme is giving opportunities to hundreds of children to try out Rugby League, have fun, learn some new skills and participate for their schools'
'In Warburtons and Medway Council we have two fantastic partners who have enabled us to get our team of coaches around the schools of Medway and give young people a chance to play. We are seeing the benefits of this at Medway Dragons as the club provides a place for enthusiasts to play outside school'
'We are absolutely committed to giving an opportunity for everyone in our community the cahnce to belong, participate and have a heap of fun playing sport.
Medway Dragons training is at The Garrison on Thursdays from 1800 hrs