PERSHORE RFC'S under-11s rounded off the season with victory in the Banwell Cup at the Upton Festival.

Following the club's end-of-season awards and presentations, the under-nines and under-10s formed a Barbarian team with Upton under-10s while the under-11s competed with six local clubs at the event.

Independent referees awarded points in each match for teams based on rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship.

Despite having the smallest squad in attendance, Pershore came away with the cup.

The under-11s then travelled to Burnham-on-Sea with nine players, meaning no substitutions for rest or injuries. The boys played six games on Saturday and another six on Sunday,

The festival was again scored by independent referees on the rugby core values with Pershore this time coming away with with the respect pendant.

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