2006-06-23 / Sports

Another Classic Day For Rockaway Rugby 7's At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Rugby 7's Classic was once again a successful venture last Saturday at Fort Tilden as 40 teams and 600 fans showed up to watch some exciting rugby. The New York/ Manhattan Men's Club won the Men's Cup Final, New Paltz placed first in the Plate Division and the Hudson Valley Rebels won the Bowl Division. The New York Women's Rugby Club beat Beantown/Boston Rugby Club for the championship. Pictured: John McCann of the Rockaway Rugby Fisheads (left) grabs the ball against the Berkshire Rugby Club last Saturday. At right: The Rockaway Fisheads were host to 40 men and women teams from the Northeast who competed in the day long event. The Fisheads would like to thank Gateway National Park, the Rockaway Little League for providing food, New York Downstate Medical Center, City Parks Police, all participants and spectators and Bob Johnson for making this day happen. Pictured: a member of the New York Athletic Club runs away from the Ol' Blue Rugby Club.

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