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

6 months 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
Holkham
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;
http://www.holtrfc.com/photos/kingswood-minis-festival-9-april-2017-738560.html
http://www.holtrfc.com/photos/kingswood-minis-festival-2-april-2017-734284.html

DE Photo took professional photo's on the day & Click this link to view photos from Sunday 9th April. http://www.dephoto.biz/Search/Search.aspx?Path=Rugby\Holt%20RFC\2017\Kingswood%20Festival%20April%209th#.WPRdb2nyu00

Dates for your diary next year: 8th and 15th April 2018. Contact Nevilledrewry@btinternet.com

Updated 18:51 - 11 Oct 2017 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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Fixtures
Sat 21 Oct
a
Holt RFC 1st XV Wisbech
League 15:00
h
Holt RFC Owls 2nd XV Southwold II
League 15:00
a
Holt RFC 3rd XV Swaffham Pedlars (2nd XV)
League 15:00
Sun 22 Oct
a
Colts Under 17s/18s Wymondham
Friendly 10:30
h
Under 16s Wymondham
Friendly 10:30
h
Under 12s Training at home
Training 10:30
h
Under 8s Training
Training 10:30
h
Under 7s Training at Home
Training 10:30
h
Under 14s Wymondham
Friendly 11:00
Sat 28 Oct
h
Holt RFC 1st XV Lowestoft & Yarmouth
League 15:00
a
Holt RFC Owls 2nd XV Great Yarmouth-Broadland 2nd XV
League 15:00
h
Holt RFC 3rd XV Wymondham III
League 15:00

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