XV de Gaule Tournament – 2nd Edition – Saturday 24 May 2008

Glyka Nera Municipal Stadium

XV de Gaule

Following the success of the 1st edition in 2007, the “XV de Gaule” Tournament is growing this year. To the “traditional” programme, which includes, as the entree, an opening game of tag-rugby with the kids of the Youth Academy of Rugby (7 to 14 years old), and, as the main event, the tournament itself with three opposing teams of Rugby XV (1), is added a game between parents and children.

Moreover, children from the Association “To Hamogelo tou Paidiou” (2) have been invited to attend this event and will participate in an initiation course to rugby conducted by experienced players.

The program will be as follows:

15:00 Kick-off – Academy game
15:20 Game parents-children
16:00 XV de Gaule Tournament (three games)
18:45 Cup Award

Refreshments will be available to spectators all day long, and a “Gaulois” banquet will be open for both spectators and players from 18:00.

Information: Henry-Marc Sparacello 693 6822399

(1) - a multinational veteran team
- a team with young players under 24 (essentially Greek)
- and, of course, the “XV de Gaule” team, with 30 French players
all teams comprising players from several Rugby Clubs of the Hellenic Rugby Championship.
(2) this association aims to consolidate, protect and promote children’s rights.

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