The 2012 Shanghai International Touch Tournament was held on Saturday the 3rd of November at the Shanghai Rugby Football Club (SRFC) grounds at WaiGaoQiao.
There was 6 division with 42 Teams from all across Asia who attended and as usual, the tournament was played in very good spirits with great sportsmanship and honesty. The standard of play was excellent with some very good international teams joining from Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. The Shanghai Dragons were will represented in 3 of the 4 major finals but could only secure the Masters division. Congratulation to all of the winning teams. Here are final results results:
Junior Final: Dulwich Panthers 3 def Mulan 2
Corporate Division: Dulwich Dribblers
Masters Final: Shanghai Dragons 7 def Beijing Devils 4
Womens Final: Black Rain 7 def Singapore Institute of Management 6
Mixed Plate Final: T8 8 def SSIS 0
Open Plate Final: Happy Pigs 4 def Tamagawa Franky 2
Mixed Cup Final: XLB Crusaders 8 def Shanghai Dragons 2
Open Cup Final: Hong Kong Blue Dragons 7 def Shanghai Dragons 1
There were some amazing scenes of the day captured by UTP Media. Click HERE to see and download the pictures from the tournament.
Thanks to all of the referees, officials and volunteers who assisted us on the day. Without your support it would be very hard to put on such a great tournament. We would also like give a special thanks to Chris Mead, Rachel Grantham and Rick Rosewarne for conducting the Level 1 Referees clinic the day before the tournament. The clinic was well received with 30 people from Shanghai, Tokyo and Nanjing attending who all passed the exam. Of the 30, 10 people were assessed whilst refereeing games during the tournament to receive there Level 1 badge. Congratulation new refs.
And finally, a very special thanks to all our sposors as without them , the tounament would not possible.