BeerFest 2017

By Dave Picken - July 3 2017
BeerFest 2017 The sun finally shone and as a result the Seventh West BeerFest was the biggest yet - despite other attractions in town. More than one thousand people attended during the Saturday - a tremendous reward for the hard work put in by many club members.

Beer Fest Bar Staff 2017

Beer Fest Crowd 2017

It was a day not without incident, with Nigel Bulmer off to hospital in the morning after suffering a nasty gash on his cheek as our Vets took part in the first RFU BeerFest Vets 7's tournament

Billingham ran out worthy winners beating Rovers in the final.

Later in the day the desperately unlucky Stu Waites made the same journey to North Tees after his shoulder once again popped out - this time while playing with Carl Miller's son Oscar. Stu returned wtith his arm in a sling and yet another appointment with a consultant.

The festivities were briefly interrupted after reports that a three year old boy was missing. The police arrived swiftly to carry out a search, but soon found him safe and sound and asleep in his pushchair in the main tent. All's well that ends well.

Elmo's Beer Bottle Draw raised almost £700 with West Girls' coach Joe Aird the winner.

His players helped sell the tickets and the team will also benefit from the proceeds plus fellow coach Jess Caswell drew the winning ticket! 

Before you say anything Elmo had the whole draw properly monitored. Well done all.

Beer Draw 2017

 

 

 
BeerFest 2017
Official West Hartlepool RFC (IP Logged)
03/07/2017 12:44
What do you think? You can have your say by posting below.
If you do not already have an account Click here to Register.

Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
We record all IP addresses on the Sportnetwork message boards which may be required by the authorities in case of defamatory or abusive comment. We seek to monitor the Message Boards at regular intervals. We do not associate Sportnetwork with any of the comments and do not take responsibility for any statements or opinions expressed on the Message Boards. If you have any cause for concern over any material posted here please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing abuse@sportnetwork.net