Hundreds To Gather For Limerick 7s Rugby
Published on May 27 2014 7:29 AM in General Industry
In excess of 20 rugby teams from all over Ireland will gather in Limerick over this weekend to compete in Ireland's newest rugby sevens tournament. The festival will contain three leagues — a Men's Senior League, a Social League, and a Women’s Open Championship with teams from Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Cork, Galway and Dublin already enrolled to participate in the two days of rugby sevens action. Among the other attractions of the festival will be a special open-air concert with Limerick band Hermitage Green announced as the headline act, supported by Dublin cover band Smash Hits. There will be a barbecue and grill over the course of each day, while the Red Bull Wings and Spin South West Spinis will also be in attendance. RugbyLAD founder and tournament organiser Jason Hennessy said "The nationwide success of RugbyLAD.com, coupled with the growing popularity of sevens rugby and Limerick's world famous association with the sport of rugby, meant the idea for this festival was for us a no-brainer." The RugbyLAD Sevens will be home to a village area with a variety of retail units, activities and stalls with a keen focus on all things local.