London Tag Rugby numbers booming
Late Winter finals took place across the capital last week and the Spring Tag Rugby season begins this week, welcoming 88 teams across 10 locations in London. Time to get involved!
WITH Late Winter finals taking place across the capital last week, the Spring Tag Rugby season beginning this week will welcome 88 teams across 10 locations in London.
The Borough Men’s favourites, The Hardy Boyz were too strong for Champions of Capua in the final with a commanding 10-2 victory. James Kennedy of The Hardy Boyz was awarded player of the tournament.
At Barnes, Moves Like Tagger got up 9-6 in a very close encounter with Tagging Around. Tagging Around’s Emily Stone, who is an England Tag Rugby representative, won the Player of the Tournament award.
Across at Bermondsey, Double Scrum & Coke were too strong for Speights, walking away with a 12-6 triumph. London Australia representative, Dane Challenor was the player of the tournament. In the social grade, Try Tag Cobras (pictured above) defeated Bermondsey Bandits 8-5 in a nail biter.
JUG-ERNAUTS: Hardy Boyz celebrate winning the Borough Late Winter Men’s Try Tag Rugby competition.
With the Spring season now in full swing; so far 88 teams have registered with the Finsbury Park competition still to open. Playing numbers are currently up by 45 teams from the same period in 2011. If you would like to get involved in one of the fastest growing sports in London, there is still limited space available at the following competitions; Highbury (Mon) – Males, Southfields (Tues) – Females, Highbury (Thurs) – Males/Females.
New individual registrations are welcome as this is a great chance to develop a network of friends if you are new to London.
In other news, the second of four Great Britain & Ireland World Cup open trials took place last Friday at Bacon’s College, Rotherhithe. The next open trial to take place will be on Sunday 11th March at Tooting Bec Common, Balham with any Australians eligible for Great Britain & Ireland welcome to attend.
For more information and to register for a Try Tag Rugby competition, go to www.trytagrugby.com or email email@example.com.
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