Rugby tournament begins this weekend
The second international rugby tournament, Saigon Rugby 10’s, will take place on September 17 at the RMIT sportsgrounds in District 7.
The event includes 16 teams from Cambodia, Hong Kong, Australia, Malaysia, China, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar and Việt Nam, among others.
There will be a kids’ rugby clinic hosted by resident rugby team Saigon Geckos, a food and beverage corner, and a play zone.
The event will begin at 9am. The venue is at 702 Nguyễn Văn Linh Street in District 7.
Vietnam News - September 15, 2016
Saigon Int’l Rugby 10s Tournament to kick off
The Saigon International Rugby 10’s Tournament is scheduled to kick off at RMIT University’s campus in District 7 in HCM City on September 17.
The tournament is sponsored by JCB Card and Magner’s Cider and hosted by Al Fresco’s Group and the Castelo Group Hong Kong. It will welcome 16 teams from many countries and territories, including Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Cambodia and China.
The goal of the tourney is to put Viet Nam on the map for local and regional circuits of international rugby teams who wish to travel, compete and enjoy fun rugby tournaments.
The tournament day also enriches the weekend entertainment activities in HCM City and provides an exciting playground for players, sponsors, officials and spectators who wish to enjoy a family day out and watch live sports.
There will also be a Kids Rugby Clinic. This is a great opportunity for children to get a taste of the sport.
Admission is free and the action runs from 9am until 6pm.
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