School sports: ACS(I) captain kicks his team to victory in rugby final

Above: Jubilant Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) players with their trophy and medals after defeating St Andrew's Secondary School 19-7 in the C Division rugby final at Queenstown Stadium yesterday. Left: ACS(I) skipper Tycen Yeoh contributed 14 po
Jubilant Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) players with their trophy and medals after defeating St Andrew's Secondary School 19-7 in the C Division rugby final at Queenstown Stadium yesterday. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
Above: Jubilant Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) players with their trophy and medals after defeating St Andrew's Secondary School 19-7 in the C Division rugby final at Queenstown Stadium yesterday. Left: ACS(I) skipper Tycen Yeoh contributed 14 po
ACS(I) skipper Tycen Yeoh contributed 14 points from one try conversion and four penalties. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

Practice pays off as ACS(I) captain holds nerve but Saints rue lack of discipline

Tycen Yeoh had been spending about 30 minutes after each of his four weekly training sessions practising his kicks for the Schools National C Division rugby final.

But the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) rugby captain was still surprised by the way his hard work paid off in his side's 19-7 victory over close rivals St Andrew's Secondary School yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2019, with the headline 'Kicking his team to victory'. Print Edition | Subscribe