Old Pocklingtonians from far and wide gathered at the annual Good Friday Pock 7s tournament again this year. They were not disappointed as the OP team got through to the Plate final this year in a ‘Town versus Gown’ classic against hosts Pocklington. Having progressed well through their qualifying matches, the OPs continued to give a good account of themselves in the final. However, Pocklington’s superior fitness levels and consistency showed in the end with the OPs losing out 38-17.
OP team (back l-r): Ryan Duncan (1999-2007), Laurence Cowen (1998-2007), Fergus Purtill (1994-2003), temporary sub, (front l-r): Josh Papa (1996-2003), Sami Eggleston (1999-2007), Alex Smith (1989-1992), Billy Higgins (2000-2007)
The results of the Old Pocklingtonian matches were as follows:
York HG3 Harriers 22 v Old Pocklingtonians 12
Goole 0 v Old Pocklingtonians 48
Old Pocklingtonians 40 v Driffield 5
Old Pocklingtonians 17 v Pocklington 38