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Furman is proud to host the 2010 Palmetto Tournament October 30-31. We have hosted the tournament nine times since the tournament was reorganized in 2000.
The tournament entry fee is $300 per team. A second team (if there is room) will cost $150. Make your check payable to Furman Rugby and mail to:
Marketing and Public Relations
3300 Poinsett Hwy
Greenville, S.C. 29613
Hotel of Choice
The Clarion Inn & Suites in Greenville is our tournament hotel. It is located at 50 Orchard Park Blvd, which is off Haywood Road. The Clarion is less than five minutes from the Saturday night social. The Palmetto Union annual fall meeting will be held at the Clarion Saturday night. Double Rooms are $68 and suites are $89.. These are discounted rates. Be sure to mention you with rugby tournament when you call. The hotel is newly renovated. The rate includes a hot breakfast. Call 864.254.6383 to reserve your room.
Nigel Platt will serve as the tournament director. John Roberts is the tournament host/organizer.
In the event
The tournament will have to be scaled back dramatically or cancelled because we cannot use the football practice fields in the event of rain.
A training staff, sponsored by St. Francis Hospital, will be available to help with injuries.
Cambria Sports of Charleston will serve at the tournamet vendor. They will have a tent set up with supplies for sale. If you, or your squad, need anything in paricular, please email Rob Jones at email@example.com so that he can pack accordinly.
The games will be played on one varsity football practice field and the John S. Roberts Rugby Field. The lower fields (varsity practice fields) will be a bit narrow. The pitch turf will be excellent. Field 2 is next to the track. .
The football stadium will be open.
Tournament t-shirts will be on sale at the concessions stand along with burgers, hotdogs and other edibles. All food proceeds from the concessions will benefit the Greer Rugby Spartans, a high school team. Members of the squad and parents will be working concessions. They are trying to raise funds for a new team kit.
All games are 25-minute halves. Captain's meeting is 8:30 a.m. at the referee tent. You shoud bring your entry fee to the tent.
0900 Clemson v Furman Landry USC v Lander Platt
1000 Greenville v Asheville Franciscovich Columbia v Charleston Van Schalkwyk
1100 Greenville Wm v Asheville Wm Landry
1200 Furman v Coastal Dulske Lander v Citadel Haines
0100 Greenville v Columbia Landry Charleston v Asheville Platt
0200 Asheville Wm v Citadel Wm Haines
0300 USC v Citadel Van Schalkwyk Clemson v Coastal Franciscovich
0400 Greenville v Charleston Meyers Asheville v Columbia Dulske
Wm v Citadel Wm Van Schalkwyk
Sunday 31st October
0900 5th + 6th place Platt
1000 3rd + 4th place Dulske
1100 1st + 2nd place Franciscovich
Columbia (2001, 2009 champions)
Charleston (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 champions)
Greenville (2000, 2005 champions)
USC A (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009 champions)
Furman (2004, 2005, 2008 champions)
College of Charleston
Coastal Carolina (2006, 2007)
C of C (2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 champions)
Clemson women (2000, 2002, and 2005)