Home   Sport   Article

RUGBY: Grantham schoolboy Law represents England on international stage




Matt Law
Matt Law

King’s School fly-half Matt Law has returned from international duty having represented England Counties U18 in a two Test series against Ireland Clubs and Counties U18 in Dublin.

Having played for the Newark club since the age of 11, previously being at the Nottingham Forest Football Academy, he has represented Lincs, Notts, Lincs and Derbys, as well as being part of the Leicester Tigers Developing Player Programme, from the age of 13 to 16.

This season he has has been a pivotal part of the club’s first team. Having performed well for the NLD in a losing season, he was selected for trials for the Midlands squad to play against the North, and on the back of a strong performance for the Midlands, he was selected for England Counties.

They had two training camps, playing against Leicester Grammar school and Leicester Tigers U18, before heading to Dublin for a week-long tour.

He started the first of the Tests, played at Ashbourne RUFC, but the Irish proved too strong and won 29-17. In the second Test, Matt came off the bench but was not able to avert another defeat as England went down 24-13 to their Gaelic adversaries.

King’s School headteacher Frank Hedley commented: “Matt is an outstanding all-round sportsman and we are proud of his achievement in representing his country.”



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More