Moycraig and Annaclone and Magherally win tag titles

Members of Moycraig YFC with the Rosemary Cooper shield after winning the junior title at the YFCU 2016 Tag Rugby tournament at Omagh RFC. The winning team are pictured with John Henning, Head of Agri Relations Danske Bank and YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

Members of Moycraig YFC with the Rosemary Cooper shield after winning the junior title at the YFCU 2016 Tag Rugby tournament at Omagh RFC. The winning team are pictured with John Henning, Head of Agri Relations Danske Bank and YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

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The final of YFCU’s annual tag rugby tournament, in association with platinum sponsor Danske Bank, took place on Wednesday, August 10, at Omagh Rugby Club.

The action kicked off with winning teams of the junior county heats taking to the pitch. The top two teams from each league made it through to the semi-finals which resulted in Spa YFC and Moycraig YFC in the final.

Members of Annaclone and Magherally YFC with the Adrian Cooper shield after winning the senior title at the YFCU 2016 Tag Rugby tournament at Omagh RFC. The winning team are pictured with John Henning, Head of Agri Relations Danske Bank and YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

Members of Annaclone and Magherally YFC with the Adrian Cooper shield after winning the senior title at the YFCU 2016 Tag Rugby tournament at Omagh RFC. The winning team are pictured with John Henning, Head of Agri Relations Danske Bank and YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

Following an exciting final, Moycraig YFC picked up the Rosemary Cooper Shield and the YFCU Tag Rugby 2016 junior title.

The senior section of the tournament followed with the winners of the senior county heats taking part in two leagues. The top two teams from each league made it through to the semi-finals which resulted in Spa YFC facing Annaclone and Magherally YFC in the final.

Annaclone and Magherally YFC emerged victorious and received the Adrian Cooper Shield and YFCU Tag Rugby 2016 senior title.

YFCU president Roberta Simmons announced the winners and John Henning, Head of Agri Relations, Danske Bank, presented the Rosemary Cooper and Adrian Cooper shields and commemorative medals kindly provided by the bank.

Fair Play awards were presented to Finoy YFC and Seskinore YFC (juniors) and Straid YFC and Coleraine YFC (seniors) for the courtesy and respect they showed towards their team mates, opposition and referee.

YFCU would like to take this opportunity to thank Danske Bank for their continued support of this YFCU event and in particular John Henning, for attending the heats and final.

Results

Junior – Rosemary Cooper Shield

Final - Spa YFC Vs Moycraig YFC, winner: Moycraig YFC

Senior – Adrian Cooper Shield Final

Spa YFC Vs Annaclone and Magherally YFC, winner: Annaclone and Magherally YFC.