Globetrotting rugby players praised by mayor ahead of Far East trip
Hartlepool’s globetrotting rugby players have been given the seal of approval by the town’s mayor ahead of their big venture.
Councillor Rob Cook welcomed players and officials from the Hartlepool squad, which will be competing in the Bangkok International Rugby Sevens tournament on November 12-13, to the Civic Centre.
It is the first time a united town side, featuring players from Hartlepool and Horden, have entered the world-renowned championship which also features clubs from Australia and New Zealand.
Coun Cook, the Mayor of Hartlepool, said: “Hartlepool has a long and proud tradition... read more
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