Borough girls close in on England places

Three members of Peterborough Rugby Club’s Under 15 girls team have taken a giant step along the road towards playing for England.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 9:56 am
Borough's leading Under 15 girls players. Left to right they are Holley Ross, Jasmine Murray, Jorja Matchwick and Vitoria Silva Seide.

Vitoria Silva Seide, captain Jasmine Murray and leading try-scorer Jorja Matchwick have been called up to the England Under 18 ‘Centre of Excellence’ programme for next season, and will attend regular training sessions at Loughborough.

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“We are all so proud of these girls,” said coach Paddy Murray. “They really deserve this recognition.”

The trio of 15-year-olds helped Borough to a fantastic season, in which they won eight tournaments, and all three represented the East Midlands team, who were unbeaten.

Peterborough and East Midlands team-mate Holley Ross, meanwhile, is facing a big decision about which sport to follow, after signing for Leicester City Football Club.