Diani Beach Rugby Beach Rugby heading to Ukunda

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Touch Rugby, the beginning of fun

Rugby players in last years Diani Beach Rugby play

Rugby players in last years Diani Beach Rugby


The ninth edition of Diani Beach Rugby will be held between in July 7 to 9, 2017 at Forty Thieves Beach, Ukunda.

The three-day tournament will start on Friday evening under Flood lights and the final games on Sunday afternoon.

Registration for the participating teams is open untill May 31, 2017 with filled forms required to be returned to

Championship side South Coast Pirates are the host of the popular touch tournament as 

Touch Rugby is a fast, skilful and action packed team sport, played in a fun and social atmosphere, without any of the tackling you see in a traditional game of Rugby.

play Player in action at the Diani Beach rugby (Courtesy)

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Each team will have eight players per team with only five on the field and three on the bench while teams have been asked to come with a referee.

The hotels those attending the 2016 will spend the nights are Diani Sea Lodge, Stilts Backpackers, Flamboyant hotel, Villa Savannah, South Coast Backpackers, Kombe House among others.

play Banner for the Diani Beach Rugby (Courtesy)


South Coast Pirates II won the 2016 edition of Diani Beach Rugby after beating South Coast Pirates I 2-0, Les Gaulois won the plate after beating South Coast Pirates III 2-1 Nationwide side Comras claimed Bowl with 4-3 win over Dik Trille of Tanzania while Les Gaulois II bagged the plate courtesy of a 1-0 win over Young Guns.

This is the rugby event that comes with lots of fun as it is played in along the beach.

play Winners of last year Diani beach rugby (Courtesy )
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