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Social Event

This Saturday there will be an after party for the Beginners Tournament at the Partick Brewing Co. (formerly the Partick Tavern) on Dumbarton Road, kicking off at 7.30. This will be the first official social event of the season and is a good chance for the squad to get to know each other! All Lions are invited, including those not playing at the tournament. We will have a live band, games and prizes. Be there or be square!

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Edinburgh STS Squad

Unfortunately due to numbers we will only be able to enter one team for the Edinburgh STS this Sunday. We can only send a certain amount of players and unfortunately some will have to miss out. Sincere apologies for this and thanks again for showing an interest in playing. There are however plenty more tournaments coming up that you can enter via the website.

The Squad is as follows:

Brian McCluskey
Victor Francisco Suarez
Stephen Bennett
Robbie Ryan
Billy Milligan
Alex Matheson
Ryan Shearer
Mungo Ferguson
Heather Rawcliffe
Louise Heritage
Diana Rix
Elaine Clark
Sinead O’Loughlin
Mel Russell

Those playing can you please make the £10 tournament fee payment to:

Account No: 86202152
Sort Code: 09 01 27
Ref: Your name Edinburgh

Further details will follow via email, ie: transport, times etc.

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Stirling STS & Ceilidh

The Stirling STS tournament is open for registration and will take place on 7th June.

This is one the highlights of the Touch Calendar with onsite camping, & Ceilidh taking place in the clubhouse after the tournament.

Demand is always high for this tournament with 20 teams attending last year and also a waiting list in place. Due to this we strictly need to know availability by 16th May in order to secure entry. Please fill in the survey as soon as possible.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7XWGLNB

 

Check out the action from last year.

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Training & Tournaments

After all the fun and games of Manchester we are back to training this Saturday, 10am to 12pm at Glasgow Club Crownpoint.

There will be another break the following week (8th March) as some of the crew head make the annual pilgrimage to Valencia for the Tournament and a bit of Sun.

We will then be back for our Club fun day on 15th March. The format is we split into Team Ireland, Team Scotland & Team Rest of the World and have a mini tournament for bragging rights for the next year.

Fancy dress in your national colours is mandatory 🙂

After that onto the pub for the final day of the 6 nations! Get the date in your diary.

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Clubmark Accreditation

We are delighted to announce the Glasgow Lions have achieved the 1st level of Glasgow Life Clubmark accreditation.

Clubmark is a stamp of quality that recognises clubs that have achieved the minimum requirements within each of the following 5 sections:

Sports Equity and Ethics
Protection of Vulnerable Groups and Duty of Care
Club Management
Club Development and Junior Pathways and
Coaching, Coaches and Officials

This is an achievement that will let others know the Lions are are fully committed to providing their members with a safe, effective, inclusive and fun environment for all, which fits very much with the ethos of the club!

 

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Break in training

There will be a break in the try touch sessions next Saturday (22nd Feb) as we will be competing in a tournament in Manchester. The sessions will resume the following week (Sat 1st Mar).

You can still get your Rugby fix as the Lions not travelling to Manchester will be gathering at McPhabbs from around 1pm to watch the 6 nations matches, all welcome!

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Try Touch!

Glasgow Lions will be running 6 sessions aimed at those wishing to try the sport out. The sessions are open to all ages (18+) and abilities.

Try Touch will be running on Saturdays from 10am-12pm at Glasgow Club Crownpoint, starting 25th January.

If you’d like to come along please drop a line to info@glasgowlions.com for the full details.

For existing members pre season training will also resume on these dates alongside the sessions.

 

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