Posted on March 4, 2014 by linda
The World’s Largest St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament
The St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament in Savannah, Georgia is one of the largest in the country. Every year the tournament has over 75 teams from locations such as Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia as well as teams from Canada, England and Ireland. The list of teams and their home countries changes every year.The St. Patrick’s Day Tournament is held in Daffin Park, Savannah, Georgia.
The Savannah Shamrocks have given a portion of the proceeds from the annual event to local charities and individuals in the Savannah and rugby communities for the past 15 years and continue to do so. They also host their own float in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.