On Thursday, 18th November Birr RFC hosted 130 boys and girls from six schools for a morning of mixed Tag rugby…

Played on Birr RFC’s recently drained pitches and with the rain holding off and only a gentle breeze, conditions were favourable for exciting tag rugby.

Boys and girls from all teams displayed great speed and skill and the teams were evenly matched with a number of games ending with the scores tied. Organised by Birr RFC Club Community Officer Pieter Swanepole with assistance from the schools, this event proved to be a great success and enjoyed by all participants.

The schools taking part were: Carrig N.S., Killeen N.S., Kinnitty N.S., Mercy Girls Primary School Birr, Oxmantown School Birr and St. Brendan’s Boys School Birr.

Thanks to referees Christy Hogan, Peter Dooley and Jack Kennedy.