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Sunday, 13 July 2014

Legends of Rugby battle it out at Wimbledon RFC

Past and present professionals of rugby union met on the grounds of Wimbledon RFC yesterday.

The second Legends Rugby Festival was well attended with over 3000 fans of the sport in attendance.

Leicester Tigers put last year’s poor performance behind them and stormed through the stages to lift the Paladin Legends Trophy after a 22-0 win over Harlequins in the final.

Radio Jackie’s Natalie Osborne enjoyed the atmosphere and caught up with Legends Rugby Festival Director Ian Dawson; Legends Rugby Festival Ambassador and former Tiger Leon Lloyd; Scotland International and Saracens player Jim Hamilton; former Ireland International and Saracens player Shane Byrne and former England Captain and World Cup Winner Lewis Moody.

All these interviews are available on the Radio Jackie Red Button.

In other competitions held during the day Pink Babas beat Hampstead Ladies in the women’s league, Media Nomads defeated Schneider Electric in the City League and Bali Legends were victorious in the Somersby League.

Mini rugby competitions were also held, allowing up and coming talent to perform in front of their heroes.
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