Scorpions Super Sunday under 13 festival in Caerphilly on Sunday 5 June

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Wales Rugby League in association with South Wales Scorpions are staging the first of three junior Scorpions Super Sunday festivals on Sunday 5th June at Caerphilly RFC before the Scorpions’ Co-operative Championship 1 match against Workington Town.
The Scorpions v Workington match kicks off at 1pm and the organisers are expecting a bumper crowd with 10 under 13 sides from the length of South Wales taking part in the festival beforehand. This all kicks off at 9am with the Final scheduled for 12.10pm.
The children from all of the sides will make a guard of honour for the Scorpions and Workington players to run out on the pitch for kick-off at 1pm and they will all do a lap of honour at half-time after presentations have been made.
Mark Jones, National Development Manager for Wales Rugby League, said: “With more youngsters playing Rugby League in Wales than ever before, including an under 14 competition for the very first time, it makes sense to bring them all together for one big festival. We’re certain that it’s going to be a fantastic event and I’m sure that all the children will enjoy watching South Wales Scorpions after their games.”
Tickets for the whole of Scorpions Super Sunday cost £10 for adults and £5 for concessions. All children, whether playing in the festival or not, are admitted free of charge for the whole day. Parents and supporters of the junior sides in the festival can buy half-price adult entry tickets from their respective clubs by applying to their regular club contact. Please go for more information on the day as a whole.

The under 13 sides have been split into the following two groups for Scorpions Super Sunday…
Group A
Titans (Machen)
Bridgend Blue Bulls A
South Coast Spartans (West Cardiff)
Panthers (Pontyclun)
CPC Bears (Carmarthen)

Group B
Neath Port Talbot Steelers
Penallta Storm
Tydfil Wildcats
Bridgend Blue Bulls B
Afan Valley Vikings

All the group games and semi-finals last 12 minutes and are one half only.
The top two sides in each group qualify for the semi-finals.
The final will be two halves of 10 minutes each will 1 minute break at half-time.
Each team must be ready to go on for their game 5 minutes before that game starts.
Semi-finals are only staged subject to timing. These may be cancelled if there are injuries or other factors that hold up the group matches. In this eventuality, the group winners will go straight into the Final.

9.00 - Titans v Bridgend Blue Bulls A, South Coast Spartans v Panthers
9.15 – NPT Steelers v Penallta Storm, Tydfil Wildcats v Bridgend Blue Bulls B
9.30 – Titans v CPC Bears, Bridgend Blue Bulls A v Panthers
9.45 – NPT Steelers v Afan Valley Vikings, Penallta Storm v Bridgend Blue Bulls B
10.00 – Titans v South Coast Spartans, Bridgend Blue Bulls A v CPC Bears
10.15 – NPT Steelers v Tydfil Wildcats, Penallta Storm v Afan Valley Vikings
10.30 – Titans v Panthers, CPC Bears v South Coast Spartans
10.45 – NPT Steelers v Bridgend Blue Bulls B, Afan Valley Vikings v Tydfil Wildcats
11.00 – CPC Bears v Panthers, Bridgend Blue Bulls A v South Coast Spartans
11.15 – Afan Valley Vikings v Bridgend Blue Bulls B, Penallta Storm v Tydfil Wildcats
11.40 – Semi-Finals
12.10 – Final
13.00 – South Wales Scorpions v Workington Town


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