The MRFU Women’s Working Group and the Ladies Representative organized Rugby Beach Tournament. This event was held on Friday 22nd August in Għadira Bay, Mellieħa, and was open to both male and female players.
Each team had a minimum of 5 players as games were played with a 5-a-side lineout. During this event two separate tournaments where held. The male players participated in a full contact Rugby tournament, while the female players took part in the Tag Rugby tournament.
Swieqi Overseas Rugby Union Football Club fielded two 5-side teams for this event; A female team for Tag Rugby and a male team for full contact Rugby. The male team also supported other teams by providing players.
The contact games where officiated by Sam Ramage, while the Tag games where officiated by Marion Azzopardi, Amanda Cassar and Rodianne Bugeja.
Below are the official results:
Male Teams : Full Contact Rugby
Game 1: Falcons 1 – 5 Smurfs
Game 2: Smurfs 4 – 3 Overseas
Game 3: Falcons 5 – 4 Overseas
Best Male Player: Andrew Micallef Trigona
Female Teams: Tag Rugby
Game 1: Overseas 0 – 6 Falcons
Game 2: Kavallieri 9 – 3 Youths
Game 3: Overseas 4 – 9 Kavallieri
Game 4: Falcons 11 – 4 Youths
Game 5: Falcons 6 – 5 Kavallieri
Game 6: Overseas 5 – 7 Youths
Best Female Player: Rohanne Zahra
A big well done to all those that participated or helped organise this event. Well done to the our own Overseas RUFC players for taking the intiative and heading down for this preseason event. We look forward to any future events organised by the MRFU and Ladies Representatives. Please get hold of us should you require any assistance.