Year 11 boys’ rugby team beat Freeston Academy to win the 2017 Yorkshire Plate.
The team was formed in Year 7, however both in Year 7 and 8, losing to the previous years’ Yorkshire champions. In Year 10, Malet Lambert reached the finals. This year, however, the team won the Hull League, Hull Cup 9 a-side tournament, and the 2017 Yorkshire Plate.
Malet Lambert beat Freeston Academy 36 – 24, with pupils Tom, Elliot and Oliver all scoring one try, and pupils Jay and Liam scoring two tries each.
Teacher and coach, Mr Beadle, said, “All the way through, we’ve been beat by National and Regional champions and I didn’t want them to leave without winning a major competition.”
“Their attack was brilliant throughout the entire match and they played fantastic.”
“I wish them all the best for the future.”