THE London Tag Rugby community is eagerly awaiting the popular International Cup tournament on Saturday, 9 June at Twyford Avenue Sports Ground in Acton which will see 15 teams battle it out across three divisions.
London New Zealand will be represented in the Mixed A grade division. The London New Zealand side consists of Phil Burgess, Samuel Falk, Annette Franklin, Jenna Kensington, James Leggett, Sean Mare, Kate McCloy ©, Bradley Niblett, Nick Shanks, Jenika Stubelj, Ulima Tofi and David Tongia.
The Kiwis will face tough opposition in the Mixed A grade with the Great Britain & Ireland World Cup train on squad entering two teams as well as London Australia and LondonIreland.
In other news, Try Tag Rugby has announced a number of free taster sessions and a free ladies coaching day coming up in June. The free taster sessions will take place at Paradise Park in Highbury on 12 June, WimbledonParkin Southfields on 14 June and at King’s Meadow Park in Reading on 25 June. The sessions are a chance for curious players to try Tag Rugby out for the first time in a friendly, relaxed and welcoming environment. The Ladies coaching session will take place at Paradise Park in Highbury on 19 June. All welcome to attend and all information can be found at www.trytagrugby.com
Meanwhile; Late Summer Tag Rugby registrations in London & Reading are now open. Late Summer competitions commence in late June/early July and are expected to break the current record season (Early Summer 2012) participation figures of 142 teams!
Leagues will take place at: Acton, Balham, Canada Water, Finsbury Park, Highbury, Hoxton, Reading, Richmond, Rotherhithe, Southfields, Wandsworth Town, West Ham and White City.
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 protected] for more details.
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