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As Irish rugby grows ever more in popularity, Bud Light Tag, the IRFU’s official Tag Rugby programme is enjoying similar heights in popularity as teams get set for the season ahead with new venues opening up all over Ireland. One of the these Bud Light Tag venues is SLIGO RFC where team registrations have now gone live online.

This venue can boast top class pitch and changing facilities, top referees and the best venue managers around. At only €495 per team, registration works out at less than a fiver per player during the nine-week season.

Taking place every Thursday from May 13th all mixed social grades are be catered for from A level to Beginners over 11 weeks of the summer until Finals Night on Friday July 23rd. The Mixed Social leagues will fill up very quickly given the activity going on right now. Throughout the season the club will run special social events and promotion nights, details of which will be announced late April/early May.

The aim of Bud Light Tag, the IRFU’s official Tag Rugby programme is to provide a non-contact form of rugby for both men and women of all abilities to be played at first-class rugby facilities, officiated by IRFU-trained referees and professionally organised by the governing body of rugby in Ireland. All in a fun-filled atmosphere exemplifying exactly what the phrase ‘A Game of Two Halves’ means.

To see more about Bud Light Tag, click HERE to view a clip from RTE’s RBS Six Nations coverage aired Saturday February 27th.

Registrations are carried out online on the Bud Light Tag website (www.irfutag.ie) and to ensure a team place, register now to avoid disappointment. For further information, send an email to tag@irishrugby.ie