Teams wanted for Tag Rugby league

Portlaoise ladies hockey club are running a seven-a-side tag rugby league over the summer in a bid to raise funds for next season.

Portlaoise ladies hockey club are running a seven-a-side tag rugby league over the summer in a bid to raise funds for next season.

The league will last six weeks, beginning on Wednesday, June 13 from 7pm to 8pm at Portlaoise Leisure Centre on the grass pitch. The league will finish on Friday, July 20 with a BBQ, drinks and prize giving.

All teams must consist of three women on the pitch at any one time. Teams can have up to ten members. All gear will be provided, so no need to buy shorts or tags. It is non contact and there will be umpires to officiate matches. Cost of team is €280, or €35 per individual. To register contact Susan on 087-9503651 by June 11.

We are also on Facebook at ‘Portlaoise Hockey’. Social tag rugby is on every Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm if you want to give it a go before the league starts. It is a great way to get fit and have some fun during the summer months.