Saturday 14 December 2019

Tag Rugby team Salmo Eagles 'Tree-ted' to new jerseys!

dlsp eagles
dlsp eagles

The DLSP Eagles are a Tag Rugby team made up of players with additional needs. The team are a big part of De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club, a club with over a hundred years of experience in developing players.

The primary focus of playing tag rugby is to get players with additional needs to appreciate the game of rugby, develop ball handling and spatial awareness, helping to develop skills and fitness to improve their daily lives.

The coaching team are made up of dedicated volunteers with a wide range of skills and experience, including rugby coaches, players, and learning disability professionals, all of whom are Garda vetted.

The Salmo Eagles train on Sunday morning's at 12 noon in Kirwan Park, Kilternan, between Stepaside and Enniskerry.

We also arrange fixtures with other teams in Dublin and further afield, and the team have regularly appeared at half time during Leinster Rugby matches in the RDS as well as the Aviva Stadium!

If you are interested please call Dave 0872565656 or Barry 0868800620 or just come up any Sunday morning at noon, everyone is most welcome!

Players usually wear track suits, boots preferably, or runners.

Who is your sportstar of the year?

Vote in the Irish Independent Sport Star Awards and you could win the ultimate sports prize.

Prizes include, tickets to Ireland's against Scotland in the Six Nations, All Ireland football and hurling final tickets and much more.

Simply click here to register your vote

Indo Sport

The Left Wing: John Cooney on Ulster's European run and bouncing back from World Cup disappointment

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport