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7-8 February:Cape Town 10s Tournament

Cape-Town-10s If your rugby team is looking for a new place to go for mid-season tour this February, check out The Cape Town Rugby Tens Tournament – a two day festival of sport, music, blue skies, beautiful people and one big party.

The tournament is the world’s largest rugby tens tournament. Held over two days, it brings together 116 teams, over 2,000 players and over 20,000 spectator.

The tournament is part of a music festival, which features both local and international bands like aKing, Good Luck, Albert Frost, DJ Sox, Lonesome Dave, SA/DC and Tens favourites Me & Mr Brown taking to the stage throughout the weekend.

There is fun to be had both on and off the pitch with the biggest beer tent in Africa, fantastic South African wine on offer and lots to do outside the festival like safaris, rock climbing, shark diving and avdenture hiking!

Just get in touch with Sports Escapes (details below) and help them plan the perfect tour for you and your friends!


The tournament was started by Bob Skinstad and Robbie Fleck in 2009 and over the past four years it has become one of the must go to social events in Cape Town with over 2,000 rugby players taking part.

There is a number of different leagues based on the standard and age of teams, including a premier league, veterans league and popular social beer leagues.


cape townIf you mention that you are a Fing Rugby Now reader, you will be able to take advantage of a very special offer, which will include a FREE crate of beer on arrival for EVERY MEMBER of the travelling party!

Furthermore, as part of this deal, a party of 15 or more people travelling downwill receive 1 FREE place on tour (exc. flights).

Prices for a 10 day tour for a Twin/double room are £695 per person, but only £648 if you have 15 people (or more)! This price includes 9 nights of 4* accomodation plus breakfast, entrance to the tournment, personalised kit, transport for excursions, one day wine tour, Cape Point peninsula wine tour, dedicated tour guide and return airport transfers!

More Information

You can find more information about the tournament here:

All of the tours can be tailor made to your requirements – get in touch and let them do the hard work.

Contact Andy Burgess on 0207 060 6747 or email him at

About Ellaine

Ellaine is the founder of FRN and author of "Mini and Youth Rugby: Complete Guide for Coaches and Parents" (published October 2015). She has been playing rugby union for over 10 years in the UK and the US for teams including Oxford University Blues, London Wasps, Henley, NOVA, and GWU. She has recently developed a love for rugby 7s and has played on several international rugby 7s teams. She also enjoys playing touch rugby and regularly plays for the FRN Mixed Touch Rugby team. She is passionate about helping others develop a love for rugby. View all posts by Ellaine

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