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Pig N Porter 2012 Sporting Festival



The Pig N Porter is Ireland’s largest and best sporting festival! Limerick’s Pig ‘N’ Porter Festival is a one day event held every July and this year, we celebrate our 11th year!

Old Crescent RFC, in association with the Irish Tag Rugby Association (ITRA), will host the 2012 Pig ‘N’ Porter Festival at its grounds in Rosbrien, Limerick on Saturday 14th July 2012.

The festival, with SCRUMPTIOUS food and GREAT live music, is expected to attract in excess of 4,500 people to the venue for the largest Tag Rugby event in the world, with 130 participating teams.

The event commences with a welcome party at Jerry Flannery’s Bar on Friday 13th July & will be attended by the legend himself!!. It promises to be a great night!!





There will be special guests attending the event helping to build the spirit of rugby in Limerick, the rugby capital of Ireland.

On Saturday July 14th, the main event, the Pig N Porter Tag Rugby Festival gets underway contested by 130 teams. You’re in for a REAL treat this year!

Throughout the day, the iconic pig will be roasting on a spit ahead of the legendary Pig N Porter BBQ.

The Pig ‘n’ Porter sees its 2nd FANCY DRESS day for all taggers and supporters and some new additions to the entertainment line up….STAY TUNED!!!

When the prizes have been handed out and the weary bodies have had a chance to recover, the festival continues into the early hours with live ballad sessions, a live band, a bouncy castle, bucking bronco bull and of course, the disco!

Team registration is live NOW through the ITRA website! Don’t be left behind in July! Don’t miss the greatest sporting festival in Ireland! Don’t delay in getting your team registered!

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.