Llanidloes hosts showcase of future regional rugby talent


Gavin Grosvenor

CAE Hafren hosted the annual Year 7/8 School Rugby event this month.

Over 200 pupils from schools across Powys descended on Llanidloes Rugby Club for a festival of rugby.

Gwernyfed beat Welshpool to win the Year 7 cup while Crickhowell overcame Llanidloes in the plate final and Presteigne’s John Beddoes beat Newtown to lift the bowl.

Builth Wells won the Year 8 cup after seeing off derby rivals Gwernyfed while Welshpool beat local rivals Newtown for the plate with Llanidloes taking the bowl after beating Llanfyllin.

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