Another National Champion confirmed to play in World Schools Festival Cup competition with London based, Trinity School joining the stellar line-up.

The 2021/22 RFU National Cup Champions, beat Kirkham Grammar in a tight final back in March, and have continued the formidable and impressive run in the 2022/23 season.

Their National Cup defense began with convincing wins against, Dulwich College 55-5 in Round One, and then a stunning Round Two, 40-15 win against next door neighbours, Whitgift School.

At the St Joseph’s College Festival in October, they beat Kirkham and Wellington College, before losing narrowly to Millfield in the Cup Final.

The invitation demonstrates the Festival’s commitment that invitations are merit based for the Cup competition, attracting the best of the best.

Trinity School now takes their deserved spot in the draw alongside,

South Africa’s flagship of schoolboy rugby, Grey College;

2021/22 No1 ranked school in the world, Millfield from England;

New Zealand’s 2022 National Champions, Hamilton Boys’ High School;

Ireland’s powerhouse, St Michael’s College,

English titans, and one of the form teams in England this year, Sedbergh School.

Ian Kench, Director of Sport said:

“We were honoured to be invited. This is a fantastic for the players and School to be part of such an outstanding line-up from around the world. There is simply nothing else like this.

It is an opportunity we simply did not want to miss out on, and wonderful recognition for the school’s rugby programme and the achievements of this squad. It’s going to be a truly unique and memorable week for everyone involved.”

The most eagerly awaited schools rugby tournament will be held for the first time at Pattana Sports Resort in Thailand between 12th-17th December, and is assembling the finest ever worldwide talent of schoolboy rugby players.


The Festival promises to embody the true spirit of rugby, promoting the traditional values of the sport by gathering some of the most promising schoolboy talent the game has to offer, with plans in place to promote rugby in Thailand as well.

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