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London Origin Tag Rugby Series 2017 – Saturday 13th May

The London Origin Tag Rugby Series will take place on Saturday 13th May at Southwark Park, Canada Water.

The series will kick-off at 2:30pm and feature London’s best Tag Rugby players in a classic north vs south battle.

The series is a compulsory training date for Great Britain players to get hardened match practice ahead of the Tri-Nations with Australia and Ireland in July and the British & Irish Cup in September.

Great Britain players will be split across North and South London with space remaining in all sides for non-Great Britain players to sign up and take part in this high intensity series.

With South London winning the series in 2016, North London will be looking to bounce back. North London are on four series wins (2010, 2012, 2013, 2015) and South London on three series wins (2011, 2014, 2016).

Eight divisions will take place; mixed open, men’s open, ladies’ open, mixed seniors (men 32+, women 29+), men’s seniors (29+), ladies’ seniors (26+), mixed social beginners, mixed social intermediate. Each player will have three 40 minute games.

This year’s Origin series will be in aid of charity. 50% of profits will go towards a charity to be announced, while 50% will go towards the Great Britain Tag Rugby team to subsidise travel to Ireland for the British & Irish Cup. Further fundraising activities will take place during the day and at the after-match social.

EVENT FORMAT
Teams will play in the 8-a-side format (4 males & 4 females on the pitch).

ELIGIBILITY
Origin is based on your first permanent address in London;
- North of the River Thames you qualify to represent North London
- South of the River Thames you quality to represent South London

Note: Any nationality can take part in the London Origin series. Your first permanent address in London determines which team you are eligible for. 

MERCHANDISE
Representative playing jerseys, singlets, Tag Rugby shorts and ladies’ tights will be available for the 2017 London Origin Tag Rugby series. Playing jerseys from previous years can be worn in this year's series. All playing kit is optional but ITF approved shorts and tights much be worn.

London Origin Jersey £25
London Origin Singlets £22
London Origin Shorts £16
London Origin Ladies Tights - £25 (short)

Great Britain players will have the opportunity to purchase kit once selected for the Great Britain squads.

A limited selection of London Origin kit will be available to purchase on the day.

ENTRY COST
Individual entry costs £15 (£18 if registered after the deadline)
Deadline for registration with kit is 9am, Monday 10th April
Deadline for registration without kit is 5pm, Friday 28th April

REGISTRATION (Great Britain players do not need to register)
To register for the Origin Series, click the button below or click here.

During the registration process you will be able to choose the team that you are eligible for, the level you'd prefer to play and the size of any jerseys, singlets, shorts or ladies’ tights you wish to order.

Note, one person is now able to register a group of friends all at the same time (select from the drop down menu the number of tickets you wish to purchase and that number of players can be registered and given the option to purchase kit in the one go). To complete registration, payment must be received. We are NOT notified of incomplete registrations. You will receive a notification email when registration is complete.

ON THE DAY
We’ll have a shop available selling limited Origin kits, along with several other items including various Tag Rugby shorts and tights.

There will also be various fundraising activities during the day for our two charities, plus an after-match social with details confirmed shortly.

COMING UP
Saturday 13th May 2017 - London Origin Tag Rugby Series
Saturday 3rd June 2017 - Try Tag Rugby Tournament @ Summer Social 
Saturday 1st July 2017 - London Tag Rugby Championships
Saturday 12th August 2017 - Provincial Challenge
Saturday 26th August 2017 - Big Day Out at the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final 
Friday 8th September 2017 - 8th Birthday Thames Boat Party

If you have any questions email info@trytagrugby.com or call us on 0203 137 2722.

Posted on 13th May, 2017

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