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The Stinger Tag Rugby Cup

Book your Under 7s and Under 8s teams and win the chance to play on the Twickenham Stadium pitch

London Wasps are delighted to announce details of The Stinger Tag Rugby Cup, which is being held before The Stinger, at Twickenham Stadium on 19th April 2014.

The Stinger Tag Rugby Cup consists of an Under 7s and an Under 8s Tag Rugby Tournament, with the finals being held on the pitch during half time of London Wasps' Aviva Premiership match against Gloucester Rugby in The Stinger. There is space for 32 teams in each tournament. The teams will be randomly drawn into 8 pools of 4. After a round robin stage where the teams in each pool will play each other, the knock-out tournament will be seeded as follows;

  • The 1st placed team from each Pool will play in the Cup competition
  • The 2nd placed team from each Pool will play in the Bowl competition
  • The 3rd placed team from each Pool will play in the Plate competition
  • The 4th placed team from each Pool will play in the Shield competition

Using this format, each team is guaranteed a minimum of 4 games. Teams that get into the final will get a trophy recognising their participation in the final, as opposed to who won or lost at Twickenham Stadium. Each player will also receive a certificate that commemorates their playing on the hallowed Twickenham turf.

For just £108, an Under 7s team will receive;

  • A pack of 6 players and 1 adult ticket to The Stinger which is at Twickenham Stadium following the Stinger Tag Rugby Cup (works out at £18 per player, so that the coach can go free)

For just £144, an Under 8s team will receive;

  • A pack of 8 players and 1 adult ticket to The Stinger which is at Twickenham Stadium following the Stinger Tag Rugby Cup (works out at £18 per player, so that the coach can go free)

All entered teams will also receive;

  • Opportunity for supporters to buy additional tickets, seated with their team* at £10 each
  • A minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 Tag Rugby games, refereed by London Wasps Community Referees, played at a venue that is local to Twickenham Stadium (parents will only have to park once on the day!)
  • A team certificate recognising their team’s participation in The Stinger Tag Rugby Cup
  • A set of medals for their players
  • Opportunity to play in a final on the Twickenham Stadium pitch

Could this be your team in a Stinger Cup final?

Could this be your team in a Stinger Cup final?

* additional tickets will only be located with the associated team/s if they are ordered on the same booking form, by 28th March 2014.

To reserve your team space, please fill in the details here and submit the form. Alternatively, for more information, you can contact Ben Smiley by email at ben.smiley@wasps.co.uk or by telephone on 01494 531122.

London Wasps are keen to emphasise that the Stinger Tag Rugby Cup is a participation festival, and we invite teams to enter as many squads as they wish into the event.

If there is excess demand for the Stinger Tag Rugby Cup, we will run a reserve list. For every 8 teams that are on the reserve list, we will extend the size of the festival. The Stinger Tag Rugby Cup will be played in line with the RFU’s New Rules of Play, details of which can be found here.

The RFU are managing parking sales. To order car parking please visit www.eticketing.co.uk/rfu call 0871 222 2017 or email carparking@therfu.com

For more information visit www.wasps.co.uk or call 020 8993 8298.

What have previous participants said about previous London Wasps’ Tag Rugby Festivals?


Battle of the Capitals Tag Rugby Festival – Old Colfeians RFC Under 8s: “On behalf of the Old Colfeians contingent of players, parents and well wishers can I thank you and the team for organising a terrific day out. We came away winless but with smiles on our faces and it provided the chance to meet some old friends and make new ones: exactly what rugby is all about.”

St George’s Tag Rugby Cup – Bradford on Avon RFC Under 8s: “The format was fantastic, and I especially liked the consistency of having the same ref on the same pitch throughout the group stage. I also like the 4 different knock-out stages recognising all players’ abilities.”

St George’s Tag Rugby Cup – Windsor RFC Under 7s: "On behalf of all the players, coaches and families can I thank you for such an amazing day. Our Warriors team were delighted to win the shield and our Knights team thrilled to get to play at Twickenham."

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