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Round up of our Kingswood Mini's Festival (s) April 2017

1 year ago By Joanna Storey

Record numbers enjoy mini's rugby in glorious sunshine

It was a wonderful, memorable 2 Sundays where 1800 children from 29 Rugby Clubs enjoyed playing rugby in the spirit of the RFU Core values.
Hats off to all the clubs who adopted a fancy dress theme which helped to create a brilliant atmosphere

Sunday 2nd April.
We played host to 1062 players across 6 age groups = 90 teams, from the following clubs:
Holt RFC; West Norfolk; Crusaders; Southwold; Southend RFC; Maldon RFC;
Westcliff RFC; Nottingham Corsairs; Ilkeston RFC; Stamford RFC; Market Harborough;
West Bridgeford RFC; Wendons Ambo RFC; Spalding & Lakenham Hewitt

Sunday 9th April.
747 players & their parents & supporters, across 6 age groups = 85 teams from the following clubs:
Holt RFC; Thurrock RFC; Bedford Jnr Blues; Cheshunt RFC; Datchworth RFC; Hitchin; Lowestoft; Kesteven RFC; Olney RFC; Deeping Dragons; Market Harborough; Lutterworth; Wisbech RFC; Northampton Old Scouts & Louth/Mkt Rasen.

A HUGE THANK YOU to all Holt rugby club volunteers, in whatever role you played, big or small, as non of this would be possible without you.

Another BIG THANK YOU to all our very generous sponsors:
Inspired Learning, Kingswood
Orange Fox Electrical
Swallowtail Camping
3 Line Electrical
Richard Tidy Wealth Management, St James Place
Wax Jacket, Service Processors
Martin Reynolds

Here are some photo's from the 2 Sundays;

DE Photo took professional photo's on the day & Click this link to view photos from Sunday 9th April.\Holt%20RFC\2017\Kingswood%20Festival%20April%209th#.WPRdb2nyu00

Dates for your diary next year: 8th and 15th April 2018. Contact

Updated 10:16 - 2 Apr 2018 by Joanna Storey

Where next?

Mini's end of season presentation, now including link to the photo's End of season awards & Sam Papworth moves into the Youth Section!
Compliments from visiting Clubs following the 1st Kingswood Mini's Festival Everybody enjoyed a great day on Sun 2 April, lovely comments from visiting rugby clubs


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