Almost 500 pupils compete for tag rugby title in first Winter School Games contest
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Hundreds of primary school children have been battling to triumph in the first competition of the 2017 Winter School Games.
On Wednesday, 32 schools met at Norwich Rugby Club for the tag rugby festival, the last day of matches after a series of competitions across Norfolk schools all season.
A total of 448 pupils aged from eight up to 11 represented their School Sports Partnership (SSP) at the county finals.
The wider school games - part of a national initiative - is the largest school sport event held in Norfolk and is organised by Active Norfolk and the eight SSPs around the county.
This year - its sixth - is expected to see about 18,000 young people play 14 different sports at 150 different events.
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Events - including cross country, swimming and gymnastics - will be held from now until March.
• For more details on finals and on the games, visit www.norfolkschoolgames.co.uk
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