THE CHRIS MAPLETOFT FESTIVAL OF RUGBY 2019

Over 50 Hamptonians returned to the School rugby pitches for the seventh annual festival of rugby in memory of Chris Mapletoft OH (2013) on Saturday.

This year’s alumni sevens touch rugby tournament was once again fiercely contested, with the 2012 Leavers, captained by Laurence Brown OH (2012), claiming their first title.

Thee main event of the day saw the Hampton 1st XV take on the 2019 Leavers. The School 1st XV proved to be the stronger side with a commanding 42-5 victory, winning the Chris Mapletoft Trophy for the first time in four years.

After refreshments in the Dining Hall, Mrs Lesley Mapletoft presented 1st XV Captain Theo Johnson with the Chris Mapletoft Trophy.