Hilton defeated Clifton College (Bristol, UK) 22-7 to claim the first Rugby School International u18 Sevens title. The event was played as part of Rugby School’s 450th birthday celebration. Michaelhouse finished 7th out of 12 at the same tournament.
Video of matches here : Rugby School International u18 Sevens
There were 12 schools taking part – three from England, two from South Africa, and one each from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The 12 schools participating:
Clifton College, England
Fettes College, Scotland
Hilton College, South Africa
Llandovery College, Wales
Marlborough College, England
Michaelhouse, South Africa
Nelson College, New Zealand
Oita Maizuru, Japan
Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Northern Ireland
Rugby School, England
Shawnigan Lake School, Canada
Shore School, Australia
The teams were divided into two pools of six teams each.
Pool A: Fettes, Hilton, Marlborough, Oita Maizuru, Rugby, Shore
Pool B: Clifton, Llandovery, Michaelhouse, Nelson, Royal Belfast, Shawnigan Lake
Surprisingly both the Michaelhouse A & B teams finished bottom of their respective groups in Vase Cup of Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens 2017.
Below from blog in January 2016
KZN private school Michaelhouse look like they will be just 2 out of 257 boys under-18A school teams taking part in the Rosslyn Park National Sevens tournament starting on 22 March 2017 in Greater London, England.
History: From its humble beginning in 1939, the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens has evolved into the world’s largest school rugby tournament with some 7,000 boys and girls aged 13 – 18 competing annually.
Here’s the website link: Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens 2017