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Founders' Weekend sporting fixtures take on exciting new format

Founders' Weekend sporting fixtures take on exciting new format

There are plenty of exciting changes taking place regarding sporting fixtures at Founders’ Weekend at Rydal Penrhos next month.

The weekend-long celebration will be held from September 14-16, with a host of specially arranged events for current and former pupils to get involved in throughout.

There is a new Girls’ Hockey tournament for the Natalie Moss Shield, which will run on Saturday 15 from 12.30-2.30pm.

This will see seven-a-side teams play a series of shorter matches with a view to obtaining the coveted crown, and this same format will also be the foundation of the Girls’ Netball competition, which runs on the same day from 2.30-4.30pm.

Following the success of its introduction last year, the Boys’ Hockey tournament is also making a welcome return to the schedule from 2.30-4.30pm and will also be held in a seven-a-side, short game format.

The highly anticipated Vikings touch rugby tournament will take place on Sunday from 11am, and is inviting teams of ten to compete against one another with a view to securing the Bleddyn Williams Trophy, named in honour of one of the finest sportsmen to ever emerge from Wales and a former Rydal pupil.

This will be followed by a barbecue at Rydal Penrhos’ picturesque New Field site, and anyone wishing to register their interest can do so using the online form at this link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfj2jeLkq15hSZIV37kEKk1_ejjlSfnCABEJKNAdIyCMtP4ig/viewform.

For more information regarding Founders’ Weekend contact Alumni and Development director Sarah Ritchie via email at SJRitchie@rydalpenrhos.com.  

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