School sports: Bukit Batok Secondary's rugby players try, and rise

Lam Zouh Rey (centre) steals the ball during the match and attempts to break Damai Secondary School's defence.
Lam Zouh Rey (centre) steals the ball during the match and attempts to break Damai Secondary School's defence.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO
Muhammad Khaireel Aiman Bin Khamsul (front) from Bukit Batok Secondary School scores a point for his team as he touches down in the end zone.
Muhammad Khaireel Aiman Bin Khamsul (front) from Bukit Batok Secondary School scores a point for his team as he touches down in the end zone.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO
Dani Khairin Bin Mohammad Farouk (front) from Bukit Batok Secondary School attempts to break Damai Secondary School's defence line during the match on Aug 1, 2018.
Dani Khairin Bin Mohammad Farouk (front) from Bukit Batok Secondary School attempts to break Damai Secondary School's defence line during the match on Aug 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO
Supporters from Bukit Batok Secondary School cheer the team on in the second-tier Schools National C Division Rugby Championship (Bowl) on Aug 1, 2018.
Supporters from Bukit Batok Secondary School cheer the team on in the second-tier Schools National C Division Rugby Championship (Bowl) on Aug 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

SINGAPORE - In a game whose primary method of scoring is called a try, Bukit Batok Secondary School's rugby team have never stopped trying to establish themselves on the schools scene.

Never mind that their best result at the Schools National Rugby Championship before this year is believed to be a third-place finish in the 2008 B Division Plate competition. Never mind that they last featured at the annual tournament in 2015 as they lacked enough players to form a team.

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