Places still available for touch league
09th March 2012, 12:29
With 7 teams confirmed to date, there is still time for teams to enter into West Cumbria's Social 'Play Touch' League starting in April.
The event will be hald at St Benedicts school in Whitehaven, and will start on Wednesday 11th April 2012 running for ten consecutive weeks between April and June.
Squads can be made up from a minimum of 6 players. The games will be 6 a side with unlimited substitutions made. Each team will play 40 minute games per week and the cost for entry is £3 per week per player. Full teams can be entered or individuals may turn up an join in with an existing team.
Touch Rugby League is good for fitness, toning and being active without visiting the gym; it’s also a great social game which you can play with your friends.
It’s simple and easy to learn, and there is no tackling involved like in the full contact game, a simple touch constitutes as a play the ball so there is minimal risk of injury.
The RFL’s League for All Officer, Matt said: “Touch Rugby League is a fun and exciting way to stay fit and healthy and is one of the only sports where you can play in mixed teams.
“It’s an excellent introduction to the sport for those who have never played Rugby League before and is also a great social occasion.”
Each team will enjoy administration for the league including fixtures and leagues, 40 minute games per week and qualified referees in charge of all matches.
Spaces are limited so it will be first come first served. If you are interested in entering the league please confirm with RFL League for All Officer, Matt on 07775022799 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
For more information on Touch Rugby League visit www.playtouchrugbyleague.co.uk