The pinnacle of the Imperial inter-college social rugby calendar – the Sparkes Cup 2018 – is happening on Saturady 23rd June! If you’re in the area, feel free to come along as the event is free and open to all, whether as a player or a spectator.
The Sparkes Cup first brought together the RCSU, RSMU and CGCU rugby teams in 1950. Over time the rebranding of Imperial has seen these college teams fall by the wayside; RSMU play The Bottle Match once a year, and CGCU make their way to Oxford. The Sparkes Cup was restarted in 2017, and will be competed for again this summer with support from the RCSA and CGCA.
THE SPARKES CUP 2018
CGCU vs. RSMU vs. RCSU
20min games. 10 a-side. 6 nations scoring system. 3 Constituent Unions. 1 victor.
To be held at Wasps FC Sports Ground, Twyford Ave, London, W3 9Q
10:15 FREE private bus from F3K to Wasps’ rugby pitches
11:00 Team warm-ups
11:30 RSMU vs. CGCU
11:55 CGCU vs. RCSU
12:20 RCSU vs. RSMU
13:10 Trophy Presentation
13:15 FREE BBQ Burger and Beer
14:00 Bus departs back to Hammersmith Broadway
14:30 Head home to shower and change
16:00 (Optional) Reconvene at F3K for 1st Test South Africa vs. England
18:00 onwards pre-drinks leading into the Summer Ball