MOMS ARE MVPS AT FWD SOUTH CHINA TIGERS FINALE V WESTERN FORCE ON MOTHER’S DAY
The FWD South China Tigers are welcoming all moms down to Aberdeen Sports Ground on Mother’s Day, Sunday 12 May, when they conclude the inaugural Global Rapid Rugby Asian Showcase Series with the mother of all matches against the undefeated Western Force (16.00 Kick Off).
The activities on offer are all part of another Global Rapid Rugby experience that blends world-class rugby with non-stop entertainment on and off the pitch. The 12 May finale of the inaugural Asian Showcase Series is sponsored by St James’s Place, the first ever match day sponsor of a South China Tigers game.
How best to show you love Mom on Mother’s Day? Take care of the kids! The Den has numerous activities on offer for the younger set, including an arts and crafts corner where the kids can contribute to a massive match day mother’s day card, and make a personal edition for mom, as well as try their hands at a variety of other Tigers crafts projects. Kids will also enjoy face painting, balloon animal making, stilt walker performances and an appearance by the FWD South China Tigers mascot.
FWD, principal partner of the South China Tigers, is also demonstrating its support for Hong Kong’s promising future ruggers with its sponsorship of a reprise of the Hong Kong Rugby Union’s New Year’s Day rugby game between the Island and Peninsular Girls & Boys U12s teams on the day. The teams will appear in specially designed Tigers themed gear to mark the occasion.
There is plenty on offer for non-rugby diehards as well with live music from Glen Alfred and his Band from 13.30pm with an Aussie-themed playlist in honour of the day’s special guests Western Force. Performances from the Hong Kong PolyU Dance Society Hip Hop Dancers and the Central Cheer All Stars cheerleading squad will keep the pulsating beat thumping pre-match and at half-time.
Half time also sees the return of the Rhino Rapid Catch competition with lucky fans having a chance to show off their skills and make some cash. The two fans with golden tickets in their match-day programmes can choose a friend each to help them in the competition. The four will be brought onto the field at half-time with a chance to win up to HK$5,000 by catching as many as they can of 20 rugby balls kicked by members of the South China Tigers. Each ball caught is worth HK$250.
In addition to the world-class rugby on offer, fans can enjoy premier food and beverage on game day catered by the Kerry Hotel and happy hour pricing (two-for-one) on the new South China Tigers beer from Heroes Brewery.
That includes special family pricing packages with two kids (under 12) entering free with one paid adult (general admission ticket, HK$200). Tickets for 13-17 year olds are priced at just HK$100. Adult Tickets to the FWD South China Tigers versus Western Force start from just HK$200 and are available via : www.zoonga.com.au/globalrapidrugby.