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The Pioneers Cup - Saturday 18th March at Home

1 year ago By Neil Mason

The Spartans 3rd, 2nd & 1st teams play the King Cross Steelers 3rds, 2nds and 1sts, with the Liverpool Tritons in commemorative games.

Two of the world’s oldest gay rugby union teams will be going head to head to celebrate the history and achievements of inclusive rugby. Joining them will be the newly formed Liverpool Tritons.

The Spartans 1's with take on the King Cross Steelers 1's in a fixture which began 18 years ago when they became the first two gay rugby teams to play each other in August 1999.

Match day Schedule: at Brougton park RUFC site. M21 7TL.
11.30am - round robin 1 (30 minutes games):
KX Steelers 3 v KX Steelers 4.
Spartans 3 v Liverpool Tritons 1

12:15pm - round robin 2 (30 minute games):
Spartans 3 V KX Steelers 4.
Liverpool Tritons 1 v KX Steelers 3.

1pm - round robin 3 (30 minute games):
Spartans 3 v KX Steelers 3.
Liverpool Tritons v KX Steelers 4.

Sale Sports Club Site. M33. 2DE.
1.00pm - Spartans 2 v KX Steelers 2.
3.00 pm - Spartans 1 v KX Steelers 1

The players and officials at the Broughton park site when finished will travel over to Sale Sports Club site on the tram for food (hog roast) and drinks in the function room. The England and Ireland game is on at 5pm.

All the competing Clubs are inclusive as their rugby playing membership comprises of Gay, Bi-sexual and heterosexual men who play rugby together.

The Village Spartans - More than Rugby!

Updated 07:34 - 16 Jul 2017 by Neil Mason

Where next?

The Spartans 1st team avoid relegation. Saturday 22nd April - With a stunning away win 41-29 at 3rd place New Brighton. The Spartans ensured they stay in division 3 South.
Christmas and New Year Break The Spartans are taking a short break. Training start again on Tuesday 3rd January, 7.15pm at Wright Robinson College.

Fri 8 Jun
Tournament 10:00
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Sat 9 Jun
Tournament 10:00
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Sun 10 Jun
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