Belfast Project August 2018

Twenty past International rugby players from around the globe are coming to Belfast at the start of August 2018 to help local children’s charities.

The weekend is the initiative of the 100 World Legends Project, and plans are in place to make this an annual event.

The weekend is being supported by Bangor Rugby Club, The Royal Belfast Golf Club and The Wellington Park Hotel.  All three organisations are behind the 100 World Legends with sponsorship and hosting various part of the weekend

On Thursday 2nd August eight of the players will be involved in a ‘meet the Legends evening’ at the Wellington Park Hotel with proceeds from the evening going to The Belfast Children’s Cancer Unit.

On Friday 3rd August The Royal Belfast Golf have put on a Golf with the Legends day.   Three players can have a round of golf in the company of the rugby legends followed by dinner and an evening at the Golf club with the players. The cost for three people is £400. There are a few spaces available for any bookings please contact the golf club on 028 9042 8165 or email Stuart Thom


“We are delighted to be part of this weekend raising funds for local Children’s charities. It is a fantastic opportunity for people to play a round of golf with some well-known rugby legends from around the world”

Stuart Thom – Chief Executive. The Royal Belfast Golf Club

On Saturday 4th August, come along to Bangor rugby club we are holding a rugby legends charity event, this will be an over 35’s rugby tournament, comparable to the Bermuda and Hong Kong classics, to showcase some of the rugby greats of the past, so if your over 35 and you fancy pitting your skills against past legends, you can participate in the Legends Vet Tens tournament, you can enter as a team or guest with one of the other teams, or just come and watch, it will be a great day for all the family.
With money being raised for Clifton School Bangor, and Belfast Childrens cancer unit.
For further details of this fantastic day contact Tony on 07808366754.

Tony Heffernan of Bangor Rugby Club, said everyone at Bangor rugby club are looking forward to welcoming all our old friends and their families from yester-year to the tournament, were planning a super family day out with a climbing wall, Bbq, and lots of other activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as seeing all your favourite ex-internationals, so dust off your old boots stock up on Ralgex and Ibuprofen and come along.
don’t forget to bring your autograph book with you.

There will be an informal cowboy supper from 7pm in the main club house with a Q&A session with the vet internationals afterwards.

The playing cost is £20 per player, the entrance fee Includes a free Burger.
the cost of the cowboy supper £15
games will be 20 mins, with 10 mins each way, round robin format, with the winners and runners up playing a final.

registration will start at 11.30amm with the first games starting at 12.00 noon .
For details on advanced contact tony on 07808366754.

Players taking part

Shane Byrne: Ireland / British & Irish Lions

Paddy Johns: Ireland

Norman Maxwell New Zealand

Dwayne Peel: Wales / British & Irish Lions

Allan Bateman: Wales / British & Irish Lions

Craig Chalmers: Scotland / British & Irish Lions

Richard Milliken: Ireland / British & Irish Lions

Gordon Bulloch: Scotland / British & Irish Lions

Andy Ward: Ireland

Gavin Kerr: Scotland

Paddy Wallace: Ireland

David Corkery: Ireland

Isaac Boss: Ireland

Budge Pountney: Scotland

Mike Mc Carthy Ireland

Stephen Ferris: Ireland

Peter Bracken Ireland

Massey Tuhakaraina: New Zealand 7s

James Downey: Ireland

Rory Kerr: Scotland

Fergus Thomson: Scotland

Simon Danielli: Scotland


The 100 World Legends project supports children charities and projects around the world and is organised by over 100 high profile ex international players.

“This is a great opportunity for us to build a year fund raising weekend in Northern Ireland, and it gives Rugby enthusiasts a chance to meet players that you would not get a chance to do. and also help in our goal of raising money for these great charities. I hope many people and businesses will get behind us and support what we are doing”

David Higgins – The 100 World Legend