SWATHES of youngsters leapt into action again at Allington Field as Chippenham rugby club held the second part of their mini festival last weekend.

It was the turn of the U8s, U10s and U12s and players from 14 clubs, with local interest provided by hosts Chippenham, Bradford on Avon, Marlborough, Trowbridge and Warminster, took part.

Prizes were handed out by Bath Hooker Tom Dunn, a former Chippenham player, who has made eight appearances for the Aviva Premiership outfit this season.

Chippenham Cheetahs took home the outstanding play award in the U8 Lions League, Stow Scorpions and Stormers were given the nod in the Panthers and Jaguars Leagues respectively and Newbury Blues B took the award in the Tigers League.

In the competitive U10 section, Chippenham Apaches and Chippenham Navakos were beaten in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup, which was won by Sandbach Reds.

Bradford on Avon beat Marlborough Wasps to reign supreme in an all-Wiltshire Festival Plate final.

St Peters got the better of fellow Welsh outfit Bridgend to win the Festival Cup, with Stow Quokkas claiming the Festival Shield by besting Bath Lions.

In the U12s, Chippenham were forced to settle for the runners-up spot in the Festival Plate after they were beaten by Bridgend Athletic Assassins.

Amersham & Chiltern claimed the Festival Cup, seeing off Bridgend Athletic Allstars, and Stow got the better of Hungerford to win the Festival Shield.