Touch Rugby Season on the Horizon

posted on 13 January 2011

Following last year’s success the Wildcats are proud to announce that we will once again be hosting a touch tournament down at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium, Belle Vue. This year sees an expanded competition with the scope for twice as many teams as last year, with the addition of two extra divisions that will see the touch season spanning 20 weeks in total.

 “Touch rugby is the fastest growing version of our great game and allows people from all abilities, ages, fitness levels and genders to take part in the sport we love. For the most part the game is very much the same as the full version of rugby league with a few modifications”.

 

Dates, times and details

Serious League– for teams wishing to use touch rugby as a form of serious competition. Rules will be adhered to more strictly. For the teams that consider themselves experienced or higher ability. Teams can be single gender or mixed.

Serious League 2010 Winners – Cobra Kai’s

The serious league will run from:Wednesday 27th April – Wednesday 29th June

Kick off times will be: 6pm; 6.45pm; and 7.30pm

The league will consist of two divisions of 6 teams

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Social League – this is for teams that wish to take part for the love of the game and social enjoyment. There’s a more relaxed approach to the game and is for mixed ability teams. Teams can be single gender or mixed.

Social League 2010 winners – Card Factory Blues

The social league will run from: Wednesday 6th July – Wednesday 7th September

Kick off times will be: 6pm; 6.45pm; and 7.30pm

The league will consist of two divisions of 6 teams

Teams are welcome to enter sides in both the serious and social league if they wish.

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How to apply

You can contact the Wildcats on the details provided later in this paragraph. After your initial enquiry you will be sent a number of forms via post/email. Please read and make sure you understand all the information in these forms. Once forms are completed and are all in order you can send completed forms via email to: richardcattley@wakefieldwildcats.co.uk or by post to: Touch Rugby Application, Wakefield Wildcats, Rapid Solicitors Stadium, Doncaster Road, Belle Vue, Wakefield, WF1 5EY

All applications will be entered on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to send your application ASAP to avoid disappointment. Please be realistic when entering your teams. Once the season has started you will not be moved division or league. You will be given the opportunity to choose which division you play in but may ultimately have to be moved due to demand for divisions etc.

Teams are welcome from all walks of life. They can be made up of experienced players, novices, males, females, old, young – anything!! Last year we had teams enter who were work colleagues, families, friends, teams that have never played before and teams that play touch regularly.

Old and new teams are welcome to apply!

If you have any further enquiries regarding any aspect of the competition please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

You can recieve regular updates by adding yourself to the touch rugby event on Facebook, you can follow this link: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=154285541290287 or search Wildcats Touch Rugby 2011 in the ‘Events’ section.

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