Mauritius To Host The Rugby World Club 10’s

Rugby World Club 10’s

Mauritius will host the Rugby World Club 10’s this year. The tournament is being organised by Carinat Sports Marketing Ltd and the Rugby Union Mauritius in collaboration with MTPA and sponsored by Air Mauritius and Beachcomber Hotels.
Reigning three-time champions RC Toulon of France and four-time finalists Cell C Sharks from South Africa are among the eight teams battling it out at this year’s 10-a-side rugby invitational tournament.
The matches will take place at the 16,000-capacity Anjalay Stadium, a short drive north of Port Louis.
Hosted by Mauritius for the first time, the Rugby 10s is the culmination of a week-long rugby festival featuring clubs, universities, women’s teams and age-group sides.
All of the finals will be held at the main stadium on the Sunday.
About World Club 10s
Owned and organised by Carinat Sports Marketing, the World Club 10s is an eight-team, 10-a-side invitational rugby tournament featuring leading professional clubs from around the world. The second edition will be held at the 16,000-capacity Anjalay Stadium in Mauritius on June 18-19, 2016. The tournament features two round-robin pools of four on Saturday and 12 knockout matches on Sunday. Each team plays six 20-minute matches over the weekend. The first World Club 10s was held in Singapore in June 2014 and was the first international sports event to be staged in the newly opened 55,000-seat National Stadium at the Singapore.
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