Tagaholics Anonymous win their first ever Finsbury Park A grade title
LAST WEEK across London there were a number of Try Tag Rugby early summer season finals taking place at the various competitions, with many new champions crowned.
The Tuesday finals were held at Balham, East London and Shoreditch. The Balham finals saw Hashtag defeat Frosties to claim their first mixed A grade title. Tag Me Maybe were too good for The Poice’s in the men’s final and Jarrod’s dating dino’s beat God Loves a Tagger in a nail biter in the intermediate final. The Sexy Rides went through the beginner grade undefeated to claim their first title.
Over at East London East London RFC B were too strong for their club rivals, East London RFC A and claimed their first title. At Shoreditch Hackney RFC (intermediate grade), The Cereal Killers (beginner grade) and Patrick Quigley (men’s) all claimed titles.
On Wednesday, there were finals at four venues – Finsbury Park, Fulham, Shoreditch and Southfields. At Finsbury Park, Tagaholics Anonymous went into their sixth mixed A grade final having lost all five previously. This time it was their night, defeating Tactical 435 to claim their maiden title. Tagpuss won the men’s title with The Bloody Icons winning the intermediate title.
Across at Fulham there were also two new first time champions, being TAGata Whenua in the mixed A grade and Man Chest Hair United in the intermediate grade.
At Shoreditch Tokyo Drift went through the league undefeated to claim their first title, whilst at Southfields Thunder Tags were too strong for Ring of Taggers winning 8-5 to also claim their maiden title.
Thursday final champions included: The Chargers (super league, Canada Water), The Tuggas (intermediate, Canada Water), The Foreign Office (beginner, Canada Water), Phibbers (Highbury) and Teachers who tag (Richmond).
All teams that make an A grade final across London will be invited to take part at the 2013 London Tag Rugby Championships in the champion’s league to see who will be crowned the best tag rugby team in London. Teams which don’t make an A grade final can still enter this prestigious event in the men’s or social divisions. The 2013 London Tag Rugby Championships will be held on Saturday 17 August at the East London Rugby club in West Ham.
Meanwhile, Try Tag Rugby’s summer leagues commence from 25 June onwards at 15 venues across London and Reading.
The competitions cater for all standards of players with divisions including beginner, intermediate, A grade and for the ultra competitive, super league.
Leagues are taking place at Acton, Balham, Borough, Canada Water, East London RFC, Finsbury Park, Fulham, Highbury, Hoxton, Reading, Richmond, Shoreditch Park, Southfields (Wimbledon Park) and Wandsworth Town.
If you would like to register for a Try Tag Rugby summer competition, go to www.trytagrugby.com or email [email protected] for more details.