Beach Rugby heading to Ukunda

Touch Rugby, the beginning of fun

Rugby players in last years Diani Beach Rugby

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.

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.

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.


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