Match Report
Reading Blue Coat School 2nd XV vs  Shiplake College
On: Saturday, 15 Sep 2018
Venue: Away

The local derby against Shiplake College every year is always a hard game to win, this year was no different. Blue Coat started the game with some great forward play and dominated the first quarter of the match, however, were unable to convert pressure into points until a Dan Algar penalty. Shiplake scored a try against the direction of play which tested the character of this year’s team. Dan Algar kicked a further penalty to get us back in the game and George Griffiths scored an excellent forward try breaking through the Shiplake defence and Dan Algar converted the try. Dan Algar scored another penalty from great pressure from a great team performance. All 22 players showed Grit and determination, Dan Algar was man of the match.