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AUSTIN, TX, June 15, 2013 - Saturday, June 15th, the Austin Huns Rugby Club will be hosting the 17th Annual Bloodfest 7s Tournament, presented by Grande Communications, benefitting the Central Texas Blood and Tissue Center. The tournament will be held at Northeast Metro Park in Pflugerville, TX at 9:30 AM.

The Austin Huns are partnering with Grande Communications to continue the tradition of Bloodfest, a rugby tournament held as an awareness campaign for the growing need of blood donations. The tournament will host over fifty teams from United States, while offering fun for the whole family. There will be food, drinks, live music, and games provided for the kids!

Information about blood donation, Grande Communications, and youth rugby camps will be provided on site. Come enjoy and learn about the fastest growing Olympic sport in the United States. Not ready to head home after the festivities? Join us for the after party at Recess Bar in Downtown Austin.

About Huns RFC

The Huns are a local, not for profit rugby club, established in 1972. With four full teams, the Huns are said to be one of the largest active rugby clubs in the South, giving them the opportunity to welcome players of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels. The Huns RFC is dedicated to developing amateur athletes for national and international rugby competition. We take pride in our contributions to improve our community, our club and ourselves. For more information about rugby or The Austin Huns Rugby Club, please email:, or visit our website at

About Grande Communications

Grande Communications is a Texas-based broadband communications company that offers a full suite of internet, TV and phone services for residential and business customers through its state-of-the-art, high-capacity, hybrid fiber-optic network. Since its launch ten years ago, Grande has offered Texans a real choice in entertainment and communications providers plus outstanding local customer and technical support. Grande proudly serves the following communities: Austin,Corpus Christi, Dallas, Midland, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco. For more information, visit, Like Grande Communications on Facebook or follow @grandecom on Twitter.

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