Bosley get prepa­ra­tions un­der way

Macclesfield Express - - SEARCH - TUG OF WAR

BOSLEY Tug of War Club have be­gun train­ing for the 2016 out­door tug of war sea­son.

The club go into 2016 look­ing to com­pete at the Tug of War As­so­ci­a­tion Na­tional Out­door Tug of War Cham­pi­onships in June, which this year are tak­ing place lo­cally in Cheshire at Mac­cles­field Rugby Club.

The club are al­ways look­ing for new mem­bers to boost their squad and mount a strong cam­paign for medals, es­pe­cially this year with the cham­pi­onships be­ing on the doorstep, and the team are hope­ful that with hard train­ing over the com­ing sea­son that they will be able to mount a strong chal­lenge and win na­tional cham­pi­onship gold.

Tug of war train­ing takes place on Tues­day and Thurs­day evenings from 7.30pm, and train­ing ses­sions are open to any­one (male and fe­male) aged 15 and over to take part.

Train­ing ses­sions are free of charge and open to all, whether you want to take up the sport se­ri­ously, or if you just want to get fit and strong in your spare time and are look­ing at some­thing al­ter­na­tive to at­tend­ing a gym.

The team hosts its an­nual club com­pe­ti­tion on Sun­day 3rd April, and this year, Glebe Farm in Ast­bury will be the venue, with teams from all over the coun­try tak­ing part, in­clud­ing a num­ber of teams who have won na­tional and in­ter­na­tional cham­pi­onship medals over the years.

Glebe Farm has a farm shop, tea rooms, shops, and stu­dios, chil­dren’s play area, pet­ting farm, trac­tor rides, and chil­dren’s arts and crafts, so with the tug of war com­pe­ti­tion as well, should make for a good fam­ily day out.

The event will start at 11am and spectators are wel­come to come along and sup­port the teams on the day and find out a bit more about what the sport is all about.

The club is also run­ning its an­nual fund rais­ing event in aid of the East Cheshire Hospice on Sun­day 10th July.

Any­one in­ter­ested in find­ing out more about the sport of tug of war, join­ing the team, or if any­one is in­ter­ested in spon­sor­ing the club in 2016, then please visit www.bosley­tu­gofwar. co.uk or con­tact Alan Knott on 07976 591222 or e-mail alan_p_ knott@hot­mail.com.

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