Peterborough Rugby Club’s girls section added another trophy to their bulging cabinet on Sunday as the under 13 team came home from Premiership club Loughborough Lightning’s festival unbeaten in their six games.

And they immediately dedicated the silverware to injured team mates Tia Condon (pictured, with trophy) who missed the day after suffering a freak knee injury in training and Charlotte Badger who was sidelined with a wrist injury after a bicycle accident.

“It’s awesome,” said coach Ian Smith. “I’m really proud and that’s all I need to say.”

The under 15 team also played six short matches and only lost to old rivals Melbourne from Derbyshire, while the under 18s had three wins, a draw and a defeat from their five games.

“It’s just so good to be back playing again,” said girls’ section manager Simon Potter. “We’ve all had to do so much hard work behind the scenes to get games back on again, albeit under revised rules and not proper rugby rules, and it’s fantastic that we’re playing."

“Many of Loughborough Lightning’s Premiership stars, a lot of them international players, had all the time in the world to chat with our girls and sign autographs, which made it an absolutely fantastic day for everyone.”

The girls’ section at Peterborough now has more than 80 regular players, just five years after being set up, but they still would welcome new recruits in their under 18, under 15, under 13 and under 11 squads. Potential newcomers can contact

news articles

  • 200 Club Winners - January - September 2022

    Mon 17 Oct 2022 20:47

    Congratulations to the 200 Winners January 2022  Mr W Thompson   £50.00 Mr E Murphy.       £15.00 Mrs M Veni          £15.00 Mr Arden.           £10.00 Mr J Davies.        £10.00 … view

  • Rugby Rugby Rugby

    Sat 10 Oct 2020 10:02

    Covid secure match's allow a fixture like no other. Boro U13 girls took on the Lions U13 boys at Fengate last Sunday in front of an excited crowd of Parents, supporters and Coaches. … view

  • Clubman of the Year Award

    Tue 08 Sep 2020 09:19

    Boro legend - John Sismey is this years clubman of the year  The clubman of the year award was presented to John Sismey yesterday by club president Andrew Burgess. This is in … view

  • PRUFC - Bar Opening times

    Mon 20 Jul 2020 10:46

    We are opening the PRUFC Bar every Saturday going forward from 3pm to 8pm bring the family down, a picnic and enjoy a great family atmostphere with plenty of space in the open air to … view