Wymondham complete clean sweep in Norfolk Youth Cup competitions

Wymondham U15s celebrate their win in the Broadland Business Park Norfolk Youth Cup.

Wymondham U15s celebrate their win in the Broadland Business Park Norfolk Youth Cup. - Credit: Archant

The future is looking bright at Wymondham Rugby Club judging by the results in the finals of this season's Norfolk Youth Cup competitions.

Wymondham U16s celebrate their win in the Broadland Business Park Norfolk Youth Cup.

Wymondham U16s celebrate their win in the Broadland Business Park Norfolk Youth Cup. - Credit: Archant

The Red and Blacks showed their strength in depth at the weekend by reeling off an impressive clean sweep of victories from under-13 to under-16 level.

Four finals produced four comprehensive Wymondham wins, with the margins of victory ranging from 24 points to 55.

The Under-13s beat West Norfolk 57-5, the under-14s Holt 55-0, the under-15s West Norfolk 32-0 and the Under-16s Holt 36-12 in competitions sponsored by Broadland Business Park.

Jerry Stone, Norfolk RFU president, congratulated Wymondham Rugby Club on their achievement, saying: 'Last year, it was Diss who took much of the silverware, but this season Wymondham have achieved an exceptional set of results with wins in every age group, which is almost unprecedented. Congratulations to them and to their opponents.


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'The Broadland Business Park Norfolk Youth Rugby Cup is hotly contested every year and involves all of Norfolk's youth rugby teams in age groups Under 13 to Under 16. It's a great competition that embodies the spirit of rugby and is enjoyed by players, parents and supporters alike.

'I look forward to next year's competition with relish and hope that our great clubs in Norfolk will continue to produce such fine rugby players.

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Adam Smith, director of Lothbury Investment Management, owners of sponsors, Broadland Business Park, added: 'What a great set of results for Wymondham. Many congratulations to them for a great achievement. It means there'll be all to play for next year. Youth rugby is in a healthy state in Norfolk and we are delighted to be able to support its development through the Norfolk RFU.'

In the plate competition final, West Norfolk Under 14s beat Diss Under 14s, while North Walsham Under 15s beat their Holt counterparts.

North Walsham will be the venue this Sunday for the remaining two plate finals when their Under 16s entertain West Norfolk and their Under 13s host Holt.

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