Turtles and London Scottish claim top titles at London Championships
The 2017 London Tag Rugby Championships took place on Saturday with 65 teams taking part.
Turtles continued their dominance in 2017 one-day tournaments by claiming the Mixed A-Grade final, in a narrow 7-5 victory over the David Dimplebears.
The Men's grade was won by a team from London Scottish who defeated Two And A Half Men 5-3.
The fastest player in tag race took place during the afternoon in front of a bumper crowd, Nick Wikes and Amanda Scarfo winning the titles for 2017.
Teams from London, Leeds and the Thames Valley took part in the Championships held at Twyford Avenue Sports Ground in west London.
The number of teams surpassed the previous record of 47 teams in 2015. Over 750 players took part in the day, representing 65 teams across five tiers and 15 pitches. The after-party went on well into the night with teams enjoying the dancefloor until closing time.
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Mixed A-Grade: Turtles
Player of the Final: Greg Sturge
Men’s Winners: London Scottish
Player of the Final: Toby Culham
B Grade Cup: Phibbers
Player of the Final: Andrew Frost
B Grade Plate: Gutentag
Player of the Final: Owen Keegan
C Grade Cup: Shark Atag
Player of the Final: Sasha Vaz
C Grade Shield: Who Came First?
Player of the Final: Terry Winter
C Grade Bowl: Tagsidermists
Player of the Final: Kerry Bromley
C Grade Shield: Rag Tugby
Player of the Final: Cameron Blackwell
D Grade: Tik Tok Tag
Player of the Final: Rory Thompson
D Grade (Male) Player of the Tournament: Adam Boland
D Grade (Female) Player of the Tournament: Jackie Todd
C Grade (Male) Player of the Tournament: Tim McManus
C Grade (Female) Player of the Tournament: Miranda Dunston
B Grade: (Male) Player of the Tournament: Andy Harkins
B Grade: (Female) Player of the Tournament: Alex Sims
Men’s Player of the Tournament: Beau Scott
A Grade (Male) Player of the Tournament: Kirby Roper
A Grade (Female) Player of the Tournament: Emily Clews
Fastest Player in Tag (Male): Nick Wilkes
Fastest Player in Tag (Female): Amanda Scarfo
Best Fancy Dress: Passive Tagressive Flamingos
Referee of the Tournament: Tom Entwistle
Saturday 5th August 2017 - Yorkshire Tag Rugby Championships
Saturday 12th August 2017 - Provincial Challenge
Saturday 19th August 2017 - Thames Valley Tag Rugby Championships
Saturday 26th August 2017 - Big Day Out at the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final
Friday 8th September 2017 - 8th Birthday Thames Boat Party
Saturday 30th September 2017 - International Cup
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