Twickenham thrill for Perse Prep rugby team
19 Nov 2019
The dream of playing on the hallowed Twickenham turf has become reality for the Perse Prep U11 rugby team.
They headed to HQ to watch the Barbarians, coached by England boss Eddie Jones and featuring three members of the South African Rugby World Cup-winning team – Tendai Mtawarira, Lukhanyo Am and Makazole Mapimpi – take on Fiji. The Pacific Islanders ran out 33-31 winners in a thrilling contest.
However before the match, the Prep team had the chance to play on the pitch in a tournament against sides from Wetherby School and Brentwood School.
Prep Head of Rugby Jack Harvey said: “They had a wonderful day and fun was had by all. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience to grace the same pitch as their role models.”