Match Report: Touch Rugby


On the 20th of March, Hwa Chong sent in a team to participate in the M1 touch series U17 category. The team, comprising of 10 year 1s emerged as cup champions after defeating RJC 2-0 in the final match. In the first round, our team defeated Pioneer Sec 3-0, Pioneer JC 2-0 and OFS 1-0 to earn a spot in the cup round, bringing them one step closer to reaching the coveted trophy.

In the second round, the team met ACS(int) and RJC who had also topped their groups in the previous round. It was a tough match with ACS(int) and when the final whistle blew, we had to settle with a score of 0-0. Our team went on to meet rivals RJC in an exciting match, with the title on the line. We fought hard, and defended well to emerge as the victors of the match with a score of 2-0 and overall champions of the tournament.

It was definitely a well-deserved victory for the team as we played our hearts out and had not conceded any tries to the opponents throughout the long day. This tournament was the first that the year 1s had participated in and the team is glad to have been able to achieve this title and bring glory to the school. We will continue working hard and strive for greater heights.

The team comprised of:
Claudia Sng
Tay Xing Xuan
Joleen Lee
Lim Ying Yan
Vernice Yap
Margaux Ith
Goh Bee Hiang
Choo Ying Ci
Lee Han Jing
Li Zong Bin