Katie Heffernan from the IRFU Development VII on her way to scoring a try in their 40-5 defeat of Railway Union to win the 2016 Hayes Caravan Services Women’s Cup at the The Heineken Kinsale 7s over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
Picture. John Allen
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Sunday 1st May 2016
2016 HEINEKEN KINSALE 7s
The Wooden Spoon Charity team from the UK were crowned 2016 Heineken Kinsale 7s Champions over Forces Exiles 19-15 in a tightly contested final. The Irish Development Women’s Team won the Women’s Trophy and The Lightning Bolts won the Men’s Open for the fourth time in a row.
Now in its 28th year, the Heineken Kinsale 7s is Ireland’s largest rugby 7s tournament and builds on its success each year. Over 70 teams and supporters enjoyed great running rugby and the huge festival atmosphere in Kinsale RFC and in the town over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
Men’s Elite Champions
Wooden Spoon Charity
Hayes Caravan Services Women’s Cup
IRFU Development VII
Men’s Open Champions
Strictly Anal RFC
Pat Maher, Event and Sponsorship Manager, Heineken Ireland said: “Heineken, alongside our business partners in Kinsale and surrounding areas, are delighted to continue our long association with this fantastic event over the May Bank Holiday weekend.”
Tomás O’Brien, Tournament Director, thanked all sponsors, associate partners, club members and volunteers for their continued involvement and support. “The Heineken Kinsale 7s generates a huge boost to Kinsale Rugby Club and the local economy and is staffed entirely by volunteers. I wish to thank Heineken, Kukri Ireland and all our partners and volunteers for their continued support. We look forward to welcoming all teams and visitors to Kinsale this year,” said Tomás O’Brien.
Kukri Ireland is the official event wear for the Kinsale 7s again this year. There is
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