The Pioneers Cup - Saturday 18th March at Home

2 months 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 11:27 - 19 Feb 2017 by Neil Mason

Where next?

The 2017 Union Cup in Madrid, 28-30 April 2017 Three Spartans teams leave at the end of this week for Madrid to compete in the bi-annual European inclusive rugby championship.
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.


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