Newman take Rugby Pro-Active NinesThe Wolves new Secondary School competition the Pro-Active Nines for Year Sevens reached the final stages last Wednesday at Victoria Park.The Warrington Wolves Community Team launched śPro-Active∆ to continue the work of the Try Hard Programme which has established 14,000 coaching contacts in all the local High Schools. Special Projects Officer Brian śBadge∆ Chambers enthused, "The competition which featured eleven out of twelve High Schools demonstrated the excellent skill level of our local school boy players. It was also notable for the participation and excellent performances of Lymm and Bridgwater High Schools. Many new players have been introduced to Rugby League by our work in the Secondary Schools and it is hoped to extend the Pro-Active format to female teams and other age groups in the near future."After very competitive semiŻfinals between Cardinal Newman and St. Gregory∆s and William Beamont and Bridgwater. Newman and Beamont contested the final. In a pulsating match Cardinal Newman High eventually ran out winners by 3 tries to 2.Frank Hawley, veteran Super League linesman and Newman Year 7 Head was full of praise for Pro Active, "It is a great idea. All the games were great spectacles. We∆re pleased with the way we performed, but from the clubs point of view I∆ve seen lots of highly promising kids and its now up to the Wolves to nurture and keep them."
28, Jan, 2003