Rugby: Kids can learn to play tag rugby at the Sports Hub on Saturday

The Sunwolves training at the Sports Hub on May 13, 2016.
The Sunwolves training at the Sports Hub on May 13, 2016. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - To build up towards the start of the rugby season at the Singapore Sports Hub, children above the age of seven can sign up for a Learn-to-play tag rugby programme this Saturday (Feb 25) to get a taste of the sport.

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The rugby season in Singapore kicks off next Saturday (March 4) with the first of three Super Rugby matches to be held at the Sports Hub.

Japanese Super Rugby franchise, the Sunwolves, will return to the 55,000-capacity National Stadium to play three matches. They will face the Kings on March 4, followed by Stormers on March 25 and the Sharks on May 20.

The curtain-raisers to the three Super Rugby matches will feature the Singapore National League Premiership final (March 4), the Singapore national players v South-east Asian Japanese Legends (March 25) and the Schools National A division rugby final (May 20).

To encourage more families to go for the events, there is a new Kids Go Free package ($128) that is available till Sunday (Feb 26). For every purchase of two full-priced single match Category 1 adult tickets, two teenagers or kids aged 17 and below can go in for free.

Tickets are available from Sports Hub Tix.