Episode 81: Rugby, Running & MotorsportsFirst aired: Monday, 15 June 2015 at 17.00 hours
In this episode of SPORT of monday the 15th of June you will see the following:
Noordelijke Sevens toernooi
During the Noordelijke Sevens tournament different rugby clubs from our region will play against each other. Rugby Sevens is the faster version of the traditional 15 game. The games are played by seven players per team with halves of seven minutes on a full rugby field. This type of game will debute during the Olympics in 2016. It promises to be a dynamic day of rugby, which is based on speed and focus.
The 8 van Drachten
During the eleventh edition of the 8 van Drachten a strong field of participants will stand at the start. Many of the northern top athletes will be accompanied by more then 1200 runners during the event. It starts in Beetsterzwaag and finishes on the Kiryat Ononplein in Drachten. We are there to witness this festive event.
Portret with Jasper Iwema
Motor coureur Jasper Iwema, will debute at the the TT in Assen during the World Championships in the Moto2 class. The 25-year-old comes from Drenthe and received a wildcard from the organisation te compete. Iwema currently races for team Griful and is eager to participate at World Cup level. We spoke with him about his preparations.
The final tournament of the Drie Provinciën Circuit and the Senioren Circuit Noord will take place this weekend. During DPC tournaments is decided who stands at the top of the rankings. During the Slottoernooi, the best eight of every age category will play against each other. The tournament will be played in groups of four and the winners of these go through to the finals.