With a tough initial group, The Grange did well to finish undefeated, with a 10-0 win over hosts Merchant Taylors and a 15-15 all draw with Birkenhead. With Birkenhead scoring more points against Merchant Taylors, it meant we finished in second spot, leaving us with a tough quarter final game against MGS. Although having an energetic spell in this game, the boys lost 25-15. This defeat meant we were now strong favourites to lift the plate. Sweeping aside AKS 55-15 in the semi-final left one final challenging game against Stockport Grammar for the chance to win the plate competition. After conceding the opening try, the boys went on to score 3 of their own, resulting in a 15-5 victory to end a very successful day.