SHIPLAKE COLLEGE Lower School finished as runners-up in the plate competition at Dulwich Prep School’s annual U13 sevens tournament.
Shiplake were placed in a group of Caldicott, Colet Court and regular tournament sevens winners Shrewsbury House.
In their first match against Shrewsbury a shock looked to be on the cards as Shiplake scored two early tries to race into a 12-0 lead. However, Shrewsbury hit back to triumph 33-12. At the end of the group stage Shiplake finished fourth and entered the plate competition.
In the semi-finals they were drawn against Aldro School from Surrey where Matty Fitzgerald scored two tries to help Shiplake to a 14-0 win.
The final proved a step too far for Shiplake as Caldicott ran out winners.