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Wednesday, 12th March 2008-RCSI Sports Day Takes Place Today

12 March 2008

One hundred local children from St. Enda’s NationalSchool, Whitefriar Street and Warrenmount Primary School , Blackpits, Dublin 8 took part in RCSI's Sports Day at Dardistown today. The day was organised by Maria Kelly, RCSI. RCSI sports co-ordinator Colin Leigh and forty RCSI students were also on hand to help run the event.

RCSI Graduate and Leinster and Argentina rugby star Felipe Contepomi shows the children his rugby skills at the RCSI Sports Day at Dardistown.

The “Helper of the Day” was RCSI graduate and Leinster and Argentina rugby star, Felipe Contepomi who demonstrated rugby skills to the children. 

The day was designed in the format of a town fair with approximately 15 team based events all happening at the same time. The winning team was the one with the most points and there was a presentation of prizes at the end of the day.

Highlights of the day included the egg and spoon race, three legged race, the baton relay and the H2O relay.

Two children show their rugby tackling skills to Felipe Contepomi at the RCSI Sports Day at Dardistown.