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Gibraltar Rugby 7s June 2023

Gibraltar Rugby 7s June 2023 – Kiwis Down South Rugby Community

From Thursday 22 June until Sunday 25 June, the Gibraltar Rugby Football Union host the Gibraltar Rugby 7s tournament. Following two previous fantastic events in 2021 and 2022, the Gibraltar 7s returns again to the Europa Sports Park in 2023.

Europa Sports Complex

Gibraltar Rugby 7s Tournament Information

The tournament will feature 25 teams across 4 competitions

  1. Rugby 7s Men’s Elite – 7 teams
  2. Rugby 7s Men’s Open – 7 teams
  3. Rugby 7s Women – 7 teams
  4. Rugby 10s Veterans (Vets) – 4 teams

Plus a Corporate Tag tournament

Rugby 7s teams consist of 12 players + 2 support staff (max 14)

Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players playing seven minute halves12. It is a fast-paced and exciting game that is popular at all levels, from amateur to professional1. Rugby sevens is also a current Olympic sport, making its debut in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro2. Rugby sevens is administered by World Rugby, the body responsible for rugby union worldwide.

Tag Rugby is a mixed competition with max squad size of 10

Tag rugby, or flag rugby, is a non-contact team game in which each player wears a belt that has two Velcro tags attached to it, or shorts with Velcro patches.

Rugby 10s will consist of a maximum squad size of 15

Rugby tens, also known as ten-a-side and Xs, is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of ten players, typically five forwards and five backs. Matches are much shorter, usually played as two ten-minute halves.

Gibraltar Rugby 7s Tournament Schedule

Day 1 – Thursday 22nd June (Opening) 17:00 to 21:00

  • Veterans Rugby 10s Pool Stage – First Kick Off 17:30 – Concludes 19:35
  • Gibraltar Rugby U19 v Bermuda U19 – Kick Off 20:00 – Concludes 22:00
  • Wheelchair Tag Rugby (Main Hall)

Day 2 – Friday 23rd June 14:00 to 21:00

  • Rugby 10s Veterans – First Kick Off 14:35 – Concludes 16:30
  • Beer Festival from 15:00 until 21:00
  • Rugby 7s Men’s Open Kick Off 15:25 – Concludes 20:45

Day 3 – Saturday 24th June 10:00 to 21:00

  • Rugby 7s Men’s Open – Kick Off 10:00 – Concludes 16:55
  • Rugby 7s Men’s Elite – Kick Off 11:00 – Concludes 19:35
  • Rugby 7s Women’s – Kick Off 13:15 – Concludes 20:10

Day 4 – Sunday 25th June 09:00 to 18:00

  • Rugby 7s Women’s – Kick Off 10:20 – Concludes 18:30
  • Rugby 7s Men’s Elite – Kick Off 10:45 – Concludes 19:00

Gibraltar Rugby 7s Music & Social events

Thursday 22nd of June 2023

  • Opening Party – Thrifty Malone & Hog Roast

Friday 23rd of June 2023

  • Beer Festival & Classic tunes to sing along to

Saturday 24th of June 2023

  • Huge Hawaiian Party (Bring your shirts and leis)
  • Balafonica beats with Tim Perera
  • Hospitality

Sunday 25th of June 2023

  • Family Finals Day – BBQ & DJ Carl Villarubia
  • Available: Food, Drinks & Entertainment (Food Stalls, Guinness Bar, Heineken Hospitality).

Gibraltar Rugby 7s Tickets and Info’s

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