NYC Rugby Cup, nation’s top flag tournament, set for June 9 at Randall’s Island

Play Rugby USA has announced the NYC Rugby Cup, the nation’s top flag tournament, will be played June 9 from 8 am to 5 pm at Randall’s Island, fields 70-75.

Here is Play Rugby USA’s statement from its email newsletter:

“That time of year has come again! We are proud to announce the 5th Annual NYC Rugby Cup with the help of our partner, HSBC Premier. This year, 72 teams from across the city will be gathering on Randall’s Island to compete in Elementary and Middle School brackets. We will also be holding our first ever NYC Girls Rugby Cup, an exclusive competition for our all girl teams. A special guest team from Bermuda will be joining us at the event as well, bringing a first hand international component to the game.”

“The theme of this year’s event is Premiership Rugby, and we are proud to partner with them and the British Consul General to bring an English culutural component to this GREAT event.”

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