Twelve-year-old Jake Duxbury, who plays for Ilkley Rugby Club, won O2's the Kick, Pass and Run Challenge Final just before the Guinness Premiership rugby final in front of a 60,000 crowd at Twickenham.

The Kick, Pass and Run Challenge, which is the country's biggest rugby skills competition, featured children who had participated in one of the Premiership Rugby Academies that took place all over the country between October 2006 and Easter.

A total of 4,500 children took part in regional finals, and Jake, who was representing the Leeds Tykes, made it down to the last 11 in his age group.

All three of the set challenges involved kicking to a set distance, passing the ball through various sized score' holes and then an agility course which tests their swerving and sidestepping manoeuvres, and Jake was one of three winners, with 246 points and got to take home a signed Leeds shirt presented to him by Ollie Morgan of Gloucester and England.

Jake wore his Ilkley kit at the competition and managed win against many boys who were older than him. He was introduced to the rugby by his father, Dave, who is chairman of the Ilkley Rugby Club.

Jake is no stranger to sporting success either. He is also a keen cricketer and football player, and he has won Man-of-the-Match accolades for his local team.

There were three different age groups taking part in the rugby challenge, each with 11 finalists: Under-9s, 10-13 and 14-18.

Ben Langthorne, who was playing on behalf of the Newcastle Falcons, won the Under-9s age group with 360 points, and Curtis Russell from Gloucester Rugby scored 258 to win the 14-18 age group.