DLSP & President Wolfe Target Back-To-Back Fox Cups

DLSP & President Wolfe Target Back-To-Back Fox Cups

(14 May 2017)

The Fox Cup (35 and over) will take place next Saturday at Contarf RFC (details below). If you're interested and available email seanorio@gmail.com (or text, 087 2790888). Club President Gordon Wolfe heroically captained the winning 2016 Fox Cup Champions @ Kirwan Park last season. It was a side that contained club stalwarts in Gordon Wolfe (Captain & Current President), Owen O'Leary, Ray Carey, Gavin Stokes, Gavin Ross, Neville Verdon, Andrew Bishop, Sean O'Riordan, Barry Murphy, Peter Tunney, Brian Murray, Paul Rodin, John Lacken, Paul Fitzachary, Joe Lee, John Feeney, Damian Deegan, Chris Moore, John Murray amongst others. 

Details from Clontarf:

Saturday 20 May 2017.

Teams:

Bective RFC
Garda RFC
Suttonians RFC
De La Salle Palmerston RFC
Navan RFC
Coolmine RFC
Mullingar RFC
St Mary’s RFC
Old Belvedere RFC
Clontarf (host club)


As some of you may know, this competition has been run over the past number of years as a 10 a side blitz format which has proved very successful with over 6 clubs taking part in last year’s competition. This year we aim to extend the competition to 10 clubs and make it a fun family day out as an end of season competition. Opting for the 10 a side format makes it a lot easier for clubs to arrange a full side so no excuses!

Rules are as follows:

10 players a side: 5 forwards, 5 backs.
7 Minutes each half.
Roll-on/Roll-off unlimited substitutions.
Kicking allowed anywhere on pitch.
Lifting allowed in line-outs.
Penalty kicks and drop-goals allowed.
Try scoring team must restart from half way.
All other normal rules apply.


Pools:

We aim to go for a 12pm start and hope to finish up around 3pm on Saturday 20th May. Once we have confirmation from all teams taking part we will run 2 pools on the day with the top 2 in each pool playing off in the final for The Fox Cup and the runners up in each pool playing off in the plate final for The Kiely’s Cup.

Family day out:

We also want the day to be family friendly so we have also arranged some bouncy castles and face painting for the children as well as a BBQ



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