Two team from Year 5 and Year 6 took part in the Tag Rugby Festival held at Princess Royal Sports Arena on Thursday 13th October. Both teams spent the first part of the day taking part in a carousel of games which helped to develop the concepts needed to play the game. The games played included 'Rob the Nest', 'Any Direction Tag', 'Statues' and End Ball.
Hawthorn Tree Red Team started with a close game against Kirton which finished as a 2-2 draw. Against Swineshead they put up a very good performance winning 1-0. They were very unlucky against Old Leake not to win having several ties disallowed for infringements of the rules and the game finished 0-0.
The Blue Team started with a 1-0 win against Old Leake and followed this up with a 2-1 win against Kirton. Against the eventual winners Swineshead they lost 2-0.
Their final game was Hawthorn Tree Red v Blue. It was a keenly contested game which the Blue Team won 1-0. The final result was 1st Swineshead on try difference from 2nd Hawthorn Tree Blue Team, 3rd Hawthorn Tree Red Team, 4th Kirton and 5th Old Leake.