Chargers are the best in the west
The Chargers, who hold the 2012 Pig N Porter Tag Rugby Festival trophy, have added another to their collection by taking out the inaugural Wasps Tag Rugby Festival on Saturday at Twyford Avenue Sports Ground in Acton.
THE Chargers, who hold the 2012 Pig N Porter Tag Rugby Festival trophy, have added another to their collection by taking out the inaugural Wasps Tag Rugby Festival on Saturday at Twyford Avenue Sports Ground in Acton.
The Chargers defeated some powerhouse London Tag Rugby teams such as Phibbers (10-2), Tumeke (7-4) and Westside Hoodlums (15-1) to earn a place in the final.
They were due to meet the United Collaboration of London Tag’s Finest who featured a host of representative players such as London Australia’s Martin Ams and Thomas Parsons as well as Great Britain & Ireland’s Stephen Barry and London Ireland’s Rachel Chew.
In a spectacular final that had it all, the scores were locked at 4-4 at halftime. The Chargers managed to come home strong in the second stanza and defeat the United Collaboration of London Tag’s Finest 8-6 with the Chargers’ Shelley Niven being awarded the player of the final.
In the Plate Divison final, Tags McGee defeated Phibbers with a last minute try to seal a 6-5 triumph in a nail biter. In the Social Division final, Must Tag Sally was too strong for TagerBomb with a 6-4 victory.
The weather gods smiling on the London tag rugby community, granting a cool sunny day with little wind. The conditions were perfect for tag rugby and all teams enjoyed a great day of action followed by the presentation and an after party at the nearby Chatsworth Pub.
In other news, Try Tag Rugby’s Late Autumn season will be the last competitions of 2012, with the first Late Autumn competition kicking off on 24 October.
After the Late Autumn season, all tag rugby in the capital takes a short break over winter so this will be the last chance for your teams to get amongst the action for 2012!
Late Autumn season competitions will take place at the following venues: Acton, Balham, Barnes, Bermondsey, Borough, Rotherhithe, Shoreditch Park and Tooting Bec.
If you would like to get involved in one of the fastest growing sports in London, new team and individual registrations are welcome. This is a great chance to develop a network of friends if you are new to London.
To register for a Try Tag Rugby competition or event, go to www.trytagrugby.com or email email@example.com for more details.