More than 1,500 players took part in the annual festival

Picture Special: Sandal RUFC hosts huge junior rugby union festival

Junior rugby union starlets descended on Sandal RUFC, in Wakefield, yesterday, Sunday, for the club's annual festival.

Teams from as far as Newark and Newcastle-upon-Tyne took part in the festival, with more than 1,500 players playing matches in 12 age groups.

Games were played in 12 age groups

5. Super Starlets

Games were played in 12 age groups
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The muddy conditions failed to deter the players at Sandal.

6. Glorious Mud

The muddy conditions failed to deter the players at Sandal.
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