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RHINO ONCE MORE SPONSORS GRASS ROOTS RUGBY FESTIVAL IN POLAND

Posted on March 31 2014

PNIRF-2014---posterFor the fourth consecutive year Rhino is sponsoring Central and Eastern Europe’s leading social rugby festival in Poland on Saturday August 16th. The Piotrowice Nyskie International Rugby Festival astonished rugby commentators when it was nominated alongside the English Premiership Final and the eventual winner the Las Vegas Sevens in the Rugby Event of the Year category at the 2012 Rugby Expo Awards at Twickenham. The nomination was widely seen as recognition from the judges of the importance of developing the game at grass roots level in emerging rugby nations. Hosts Jim Parton, expatriate English rugby fanatic, and his Polish wife Anna will once more open the doors of their 12th century Schloss in Silesia on the Polish – Czech border to welcome teams from all over Europe to contest men’s 15s and 7s and women’s 7s on the two rugby pitches lovingly cared for by Jim in the grounds of the estate. Rhino are joined as sponsors by Shepherd Neame who are supplying their award winning Spitfire Kentish Ale to the tournament and by RugbyPolska.pl , the leading Polish rugby website. All enquiries from interested participants – both teams and spectators – to bigjimparton@aol.com
 
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The teams line up for the Rhino Trophy final of the women’s sevens last year.

Participants line up alongside the ‘Carpe Diem’ logo on the historic Schloss which has become the tournament motto.

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