We are delighted with the success of the various rugby teams over the past number of weeks, and are looking forward to the following fixtures that will be hugely significant for the teams, coaches, parents and the entire school community.
• The Medallion XV have reached the quarter-final of the Medallion Shield and will play Wallace High School at Roughfort on Saturday 15th February.
• The 2nd XV have reached the semi-final of the 2nd XV Trophy and will play Friends’ School, Lisburn at Friends’ on Saturday 15th February.
• The 1st XV are one of the last 16 schools remaining in the Schools’ Cup and will play RBAI on Saturday 8th February at Osborne Playing fields, kick off 10.30 a.m.
The boys and coaches will welcome support from friends and family at these matches. I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the code of conduct for players and spectators that was recently issued by Ulster Schools’ Branch and ask that all spectators show the same level of sportsmanship that we expect from our players. We have also been reminded by Ulster Schools’ Branch than the use of megaphones and flares is prohibited.
On behalf of the entire school community, I would like to wish the teams and their coaches well for their forthcoming matches. We are immensely proud of their achievement in reaching this stage of the respective competitions and hope that they enjoy the matches, no matter what the outcome. #ATID