Tigers day at Oakham Showground

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LEICESTER Tigers are inviting young players in Rutland to take part in a fun day of tag rugby at Oakham RFC as part of their Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme.

Tigers community coaches will be at the Showground in Oakham on Saturday next week running free sessions for children in school years three, four, five and six.

The event starts at 11am and there will also be a chance for the young players to sign up to the Junior Tigers Club for free.

Tigers rugby development officer Rob Bryant, said: “Children who are interested in finding out about rugby, their local rugby club and experiencing the game are welcome to come along.

“It will be a fun day of rugby with lots going on and the chance to watch the Oakham first-team game afterwards.

“We would like to thank Oakham RFC for their support, the local club structure is vital to ensure the legacy of the programme.”

Children attending should bring appropriate footwear (ideally rugby or football boots), wear shorts or tracksuit bottoms, bring spare warm clothing and a water bottle.

l Oakham 1st XV’s match against Nottingham Casuals will begin at 3pm.