Students tackle new footy sport
EMERALD SHS’s sports tour saw them travel throughout the Wide Bay and down to Brisbane competing against schools from many districts.
Rugby sevens games were held in Mundubbera on the last day of the tour on July 25.
“It was great to play another sport for a change, Burnett State College student Lucy Thompson said.
“I have played rugby sevens two years ago on the Sunshine Coast, but this was much more friendly and a lot more fun.”
Burnett College students and Mundubbera State students played the Emerald teams in under-15 and open girls, as well as under-15 and open boys.
“It was a great opportunity for our students to have a go at a new sport and we’re looking at exploring more opportunities for them to compete,” Burnett College’s physical education teacher Nick Banks said.
Nick Banks Everyone played well on the day and they all had a great time.
“Everyone played well on the day and they all had a great time. We’re looking forward to possibly heading back up to Emerald for their Western Sevens competition,” he said.
HOW HIGH?: Sam O'Brien gets a lift in the lineout at the rugby sevens.