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School sports: ACS (I)'s Matthew Robinson runs the show after miss

ACS(I) scrum-half Matthew Robinson, 18, scoring a try in the first half of the Schools National A Division rugby finals against RI at Queenstown Stadium.
ACS(I) scrum-half Matthew Robinson, 18, scoring a try in the first half of the Schools National A Division rugby finals against RI at Queenstown Stadium.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

Scrum-half recovers from initial setback against RI to score 11 points and lead side to A Div title

Matthew Robinson missed the chance to give Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) the early lead at yesterday's Schools National A Division rugby finals, after his penalty attempt sailed wide.

Heeding his coaches' advice to "just keep your head up and keep playing and eventually you'll get it right", the scrum-half eventually found his aim, scoring 11 points in his team's 26-14 win over Raffles Institution (RI) at Queenstown Stadium.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2018, with the headline 'ACS (I)'s Matthew finds range after early miss'. Print Edition | Subscribe