Rugby legends lined up for new Limerick tag rugby festival

first_imgCelebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Launching the Limerick Civic Trust Legends International Tag Rugby Festival were former Munster and Ireland players, Alan Quinlan, Peter Clohessy and David Wallace.Picture: Alan PlaceLaunching the Limerick Civic Trust Legends International Tag Rugby Festival were former Munster and Ireland players, Alan Quinlan, Peter Clohessy and David Wallace.Picture: Alan PlaceA NUMBER of top Irish and international rugby legends are set to take part in a newly-announced festival happening in Limerick in October.The Limerick Civic Trust Legends International Tag Rugby Festival will see some of the greats of the game togging out at the UL Sports Arena on October 25 and 26.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up These include former Irish internationals Peter Clohessy, Keith Wood, Trevor Brennan, Shane Byrne and David Wallace, and Women’s Six Nations Grand Slam international, Joy Neville.Also taking part will be former French international Émile Ntamack, French international William Servat, and England’s most capped player Jason Leonard.The competition will feature 25 mixed tag rugby teams from all over Ireland and overseas, each of which will include a rugby legend.The festival, which also features a range of other events throughout Limerick City, is being organised by Limerick Civic Trust and supported by the Irish Tag Rugby Association (ITRA), UL, Clohessy’s Bar and The Gathering Limerick.Funds raised will go towards Limerick Civic Trust projects, including a proposed permanent memorial to Limerick sportsmen and women.Dr James Ring, Limerick Civic Trust CEO said: “The International Tag Rugby Festival has been months in the planning and we are delighted to be able to finally announce the event, which forms part of the year of the Gathering as well as being an important fundraiser for the Trust.“We have received huge support from some of rugby’s biggest names and look forward to inviting tag rugby enthusiasts to tag a legend this October.”Further information is available from www.tagrugby.ie. NewsRugby legends lined up for new Limerick tag rugby festivalBy John Keogh – September 6, 2013 1692 Facebook Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Advertisement Print #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy WhatsAppcenter_img Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Previous articleSomething wobbly in the lakeNext articleResilient Super Blues hold league leaders scoreless John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter TAGSLimerick Civic Trust Legends International Tag Rugby FestivalMusic Limerick New Music: 40Hurtzlast_img read more