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Union Cup 2019 to take place in Dublin in June

The Emerald Warriors rugby team are the host team for the 2019 Union Cup which takes place in Dublin in June. Picture by INPHO/Laszlo Geczo
Digital Staff

EUROPE's largest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament had its official launch today in Dublin.

THE 2019 Union Cup will see 45 teams from 15 countries competing from June 7-9 for the Union Cup, the Union Plate and the Union Bowl.

For the first time there will be a dedicated women's cup and teams from across the island, both IGR and non-IGR, are invited to enter. 

The inaugural Union Cup was hosted in 2005 and seven teams competed. This year's host team are Dublin rugby club Emerald Warriors.

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