Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival 2016 San Antonio

Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival

Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival 2016

The 5th edition of the Ibiza Beach Rugby festival will take place on the 7th May on s’Arenal beach in San Antonio.

Organised by Ibiza Sports Tours in association with Ibiza Club de Rugby and San Antonio Council the competition will see 400 competitors in 28 teams participate, 10 mens, 10 womens and 8 veterans over the day to be crowed champion of the festival.

Teams will arrive from across Europe for the competition with an introduction evening and the competition draw on the Friday at Surf Lounge Ibiza.

The competition itself will be taking place on the Saturday across two fields of play on the beautiful San Antonio beach of s’Arenal.

Once the group matches have taken place it will be sudden death to work out the overall winner in each category.

Beach rugby is based on Rugby League rules with few variations, 5 or 7 players per side with each half being 5 or 7 minutes, scrums and mauls are replaced by a tap kick making it a very fast paced and exciting game perfect for improving a wide range of rugby skills.

Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival 7th May 2016 s'Arenal Beach San Antonio

Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival 7th May 2016 s’Arenal Beach San Antonio

Due to its fast paced nature it’s also an exciting game to watch and spectators are welcome across the day to enjoy the action with music and refreshments available close by.

This is one of the major summer sporting events in San Antonio and is supported by Highlander, Shenanigans, Itica, Ocean Beach, Surf Lounge Ibiza and Ibiza Rocks Bar as well as a host of hotels and other buinesses.

For more information see the Ibiza Beach Rugby Festival website here 

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