1500 students to participate in Omega Decc Touch Rugby tourney

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Mumbai, Feb 17 (PTI) Over 1500 school students fromMumbai and neighbouring Thane district will participate in theOmega Decc Touch Rugby Tournament, organisers said today.

The event is scheduled to be held between February 21-26.

The Mumbai City and Suburban schools leg of thetournament, consisting of the under-12, under-14 and under-17age categories, will be played on Feb 21 and 22 at theKarnataka Sporting Association grounds and the finalists fromboth legs will qualify to represent their school for tophonours on February 23 at the Police Gymkhana grounds, saidIndian rugby team skipper Nasser Hussain.

In addition, 2011 will also see the inclusion of Thanedistrict as a new entry to the tournament and many schoolsfrom the district will compete on February 26, at the CenturyRayon school grounds, said Hussain who is also the IndianRugby Football Union''s Regional Development Manager(North

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