Rugby Tournaments

At Sky High Sports, we pride ourselves on offering all of our clients the perfect Rugby Experience on their tour. We offer tailor-made packages to UK and European Tournaments which include all entry-fees, transport & accommodation. 

Entering a tournament on tour can provide a real focus, offering both a competitave challenge and an opportunity to mix with and meet good Rugby people from across the country, continent and rugby playing world.  

Finding the right tournament for your team can be a tricky process, which is why we have compiled a list of the great and good in European rugby Tournaments to help you out. 

We have chosen each tournament on their quality & reputation and have ensured that the format, functionality and hospitality are top notch. 

 

For Youth, Girls, Womens, Mens & Old Boys teams, there are numerous options for you below. If you would like to see a tour itinerary inclusive of one of our affiliate tournaments, please get in touch with us!

 The Abergavenny Rugby Festival

Abergavenny RFCCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Supported by the RaboDirect Pro12 side Newport Gwent Dragons the Festival is situated at the USK Showground which is just a stone throw away from Cardiff. This rugby festival really does provide something for everyone with the marquee open each night with live entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U7 - U12
  • Youth U13 - U16
  • Girls U15 & U18

Cardiff, Wales

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Youth U13 - U16, U15 & U18 Girls

Sunday 4th May 2014

Mini's U7 - U12 

 

 The Cologne Crusaders Cup Rugby Tournament

Cologne Crusader CupWEBSITE COMING SOON

 2014 sees the Cologne Crusaders Cup going into its 7th successful year. With number the of competitors multiplying year by year and the party hub that is Cologne on its doorstep the tournament provides the perfect mix for the social Rugby player. The one day 15 aside international tournament is sure to provide the perfect end of season celebration.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men

Cologne, Germany

Dusseldorf, Germany

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Senior Men

 

 

 The Darlington RFC Festival of mini & junior Rugby

Darlington RFCCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Providing Rugby from every age group from U9s all the way up to a U18s competition on the Monday. This festival provides a great weekend of Rugby providing excellent competition that is attracting more and more teams from across the UK and 2014 promises not to disappoint. 

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U9 - U12
  • Youth U13 - U18

Newcastle, England

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Youth U13 - U16

Sunday 4th May 2014

Minis U9 - U12 

Monday 5th May 2014

U18

 

 The Dukes Rugby Tournament

Dukes Rugby FestivalWEBSITE COMING SOON

Combining Dukes Rugby Club, one of Europe's finest Rugby hosts and a great level of competitive Rugby is a real mixture that is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. This tournament is a great experience for all competing and the spectators that support the entrants from across Europe.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U9 - U12
  • Youth U13 - U19

Den Haag, Holland

 

Saturday 24th May 2014

Minis U9 - U12, Youth U13 - U19 

 

 The Edinburgh 10s Festival

Edinburgh 10sCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Edinburgh 10s is back for 2014! Providing a real day for the Rugby fanatic with an excellent show of Rugby, hospitality tents as far as the eye can see and not to mention the Kiddies corner so you can bring the full family along. With Thistly Cross Cider and Corona providing refreshments on the day 2014 promises to be a treat.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Saturday 31st May 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys 

 

 The Edinburgh 7s Festival

Edinburgh 7sCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Last summer saw the launch of the inaugural Edinburgh 7s Festival. A massive multi-sport event in the heart of Scotland's capital. 2014 sees the three-day festival return bigger & better. With senior Rugby 7s on th Saturday followed by Old Boys 10s on the Sunday this is a weekend that will be filled with laughs. 

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Old Boys

Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Saturday 17th May 2014

Senior Men

Sunday 18th May 2014

Old Boys 10s 

 

 Flanders Open Rugby Tournament

Flanders Open Rugby TournamentCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Europe's biggest 10s tournament, attracting over 60 teams from across the Globe the Flanders Open Rugby Tournament really should be pencilled into every Rugby enthusiasts diary. The competition has both Elite and Social entries so no excuses here. The weekend has everything from the beer tents, mouth-watering BBQ's and not forgetting the Rugby.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Ghent, Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium

Saturday 7th June 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

Sunday 8th June 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

 

 

 The Ghent Easter Rugby Festival

Gent Easter WeekendCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

  

The Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament is back to celebrate its 26th year. Taking place over Easter Weekend just a stone throw away from one of Europe's most beautiful cities this tournament has really provided some experiences over its history. Open to Senior Men and Women as well as hosting the U17 and U19 the competition really caters for all.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • U17
  • U19
  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women

Ghent, Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium

Saturday 19th April

U19's, Senior Men & Women

Sunday 20th April

U17's, Senior Men & Women 

 

 The Harrogate Rugby Festival

Harrogate Rugby FestivalCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Age groups from over 25 clubs honey pot to Harrogate for a day of fun filled Rugby. With over 114 sides entered in 2009 the tournament is a real force to be reckoned with. Made up of local sides and teams making a weekend of it in the North of England the tournament has snacks and drinks available all day for the spectators followed up with a BBQ later to feed those tired out legs.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U7 - U12
  • Youth U13 - U16

York, England

 

Saturday 19th April

Youth U13 - U16

Sunday 20th April

Mini U7 - U12 

 

 Hilversum International Youth Rugby Tournament

Hilversum Rugby ClubCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Make sure to make 2014 Easter weekend one to remember! Taking place on Easter Sunday the Hilversum Rugby Tournament pulls in spectators in their hundreds for this momentous day of Rugby. Teams from far and wide travel to compete on the day, this year is one not to miss.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U8 - U12
  • Youth U13 - U19

Amsterdam, Holland

 

Saturday 19th April

Minis U8 - U12, Youth U13 - U19

 

 

 The Heineken Kinsale Rugby 7s

Kinsale Rugby 7sCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Taking place over the first weekend in May The Heineken Kinsale Rugby 7s takes place over 5 of the finest Rugby pitches in Ireland. With entrants travelling from far and wide to compete in this prestigious competition the tournament caters for all with elite competitions to social open tournaments you will be guaranteed a Rugby experience of a life time. For those groups that are looking to get your prop forwards a run around worry not as the friday has a 10-aside competition, with a 15-aside competiton for the old boys.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Cork, Ireland

 

Friday 2nd May 2014

Senior Men 10s & Old Boys 15s

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women & Old Boys 10s

Sunday 4th May 2014

Senior Men & Senior Women

 

The London 10s Festival

London 10s FestivalCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

10's rugby has something for everyone, with its combination of speed, skill and physicality. This is reflected in the Divisions at the London 10's, with the serious to the social player catered for. Where better to finish off your season than the Capital of England. For those groups that are looking to get your prop forwards a run around worry not as the friday has a 10-aside competition, with a 15-aside competiton for the old boys.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

 

 

Saturday 10th May 2014 

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

 

 

 The Loule Rugby Tournament

Loule Rugby TournamentCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

One day, one winner, one tournament you will never forget. The Loule International Rugby Tournament is open to 8 teams across Europe to compete in the sun blushed Algarve. Just North of Faro the tournament is split into two pools of 4 who battle it out on the day followed by the renowned post tournament celebrations.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men

The Algarve, Portugal

Saturday 17th May 2014

Senior Men 

 

 

 The Milano Rugby Festival

Milano Rugby Festival 2014CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

The original Social Rugby tournament in Italy, the weekend is an open 7s tournament that has seen 1000s of competitors in its colourful past. A perfect solution for the old school beer drinking Rugby players that are still in existence, with fancy dress, beer tents, BBQ, live bands and dj's and much, much more the Rugby action comes second and having the time of your life is priority.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • U19 7s
  • Senior Men 7s
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Lake Como, Italy

 

Saturday 7th June 2014

U19's, Senior Men & Women &

Old Boys

Sunday 8th June 2014

U19's, Senior Men & Women &

Old Boys

 

 The Newbury RFC Junior Rugby Festival

Newbury RFCCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Further to the success of the A and B tens Tournaments in past seasons we are pleased to announce that Newbury RFC will be again hosting an A and B Tens Tournament on the 4th and 5th May 2014. This will be an excellent way to end the season and is always a very popular event, with quality clubs from all over the UK competing at the Tournament.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Youth U13 - U16

Surrey, England

Sunday 4th May 2014

U13 & U14

Monday 5th May 2014

U15 & U16 

 

 The Octopus Uden 15s Rugby Tournament

Octopus Uden Rugby TournamentCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Growing year by year the Octopus Rugby Tournament is a social spectacular in many a player's diary from across Europe. 2014 promises to be a one to remember with more teams than ever expressing their interest. With its close links to the likes of Amsterdam and Den Haag this competition is brilliant for rounding off a tough season.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Den Haag, Holland

 

Saturday 16th August 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

 

 

 The Old Boy International Rugby Tournament "City Of Rovigo"

Rovigo Old BoysCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Founded in 1992 the tournament has gone from strength to strength over the years with over 20 teams now competing on the day. Always held on the first weekend of May, teams make to journey to the Battaglini Stadium which is commonly known as the temple of Italian Rugby.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Old Boys

Lake Como, Italy

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Old Boys

 

 

 The Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Portugal Rugby Youth FestivalCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

The excellent playing facilities, depth of international school and club sides, evening entertainments and the obvious of being held in one of Europe's most exciting cities Lisbon, the Portugal Rugby Festival is leading the way for European Youth Festivals. Rugby Teams from across the globe have travelled to the beautiful Jamor Valley to be crowned the Festivals champions making friendships that last a lifetime.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Youth U13 - U19

Lisbon, Portugal

 

Saturday 12th April 2014

Youth U13 - U19

Sunday 13th April 2014

Youth U13 - U19

 

 The Provins Rugby Tournament

Provins Rugby TournamentCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Celebrating its 10th year the Provins Rugby Tournament has welcomed thousands of Rugby players alike over the years. 2014 is bigger and better than ever with teams as far as New Zealand and South Africa travelling to get a taste of this Medieval towns Rugby culture. Provins itself is classified as a World Heritage Site and situated just 80km from Paris providing some excellent excursion opportunities.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Youth U14 - U16

Paris, France

 

Saturday 19th April 2014

Youth U14 - U16

Sunday 20th April 2014

Youth U14 - U16 

 

 RC Hookers Rugby Tournament

The Hookers Rugby TournamentWEBSITE COMING SOON

An open invite to teams from across the globe to come and join in with the Hookers Rugby Tournament. Ideally situated just a short commute from some of the nation's finest cities in Den Haag and Rotterdam the club sits just a stone throw away from the white sandy coastline.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • U17
  • Senior Men

Den Haag, Holland

Amsterdam, Holland

Noordwijk, Holland

Saturday 19th April 2014

U17

Sunday 20th April 2014

Senior Men

 

The Tynedale RFC School Rugby Festival

Tynedale RFCCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

The Tynedale RFC School Rugby Festival is a pre-season Rugby event to enable U18 and U15 School Rugby teams of all abilities to effectively finalise their pre-season preparations in a competitive yet relaxed and accommodating environment. Founded in 1999, the Tynedale RFC School Rugby Festival, has grown to be one of the most popular pre-season Schools Tournaments on the circuit.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Youth U15 & U18

Newcastle, England

 

Sunday 31st August 2014

U15 & U18

 

The Two Lakes Rugby Tournament

Brescia RugbyWEBSITE COMING SOON

Going into the 6th year of the competition Two Lakes Rugby Tournament attracts teams from all over Europe. The tournaments host RC Brescia are complimented on their beautiful settings and providing the perfect Italian Rugby Experience which you will never forget. 

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Minis U10 & U11
  • Youth U13 & U15

Lake Como, Italy

Saturday 24th May 2014

Minis U10 & U11, Youth U13 & U15

Sunday 25th May 2014

Minis U10 & U11, Youth U13 & U15

 

 The Wakke Memorial 10s Tournament

Rugby Club LaakdalCLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE

Come along and celebrate the 21st year of the Wakke Memorial 10s Tournament. Named after former club captain and the founder of the tournament Walter 'Wakke' Goris this offers a real insight into Belgian Rugby and the outstanding post Rugby hospitality.

Which Teams can Enter?

The Tour Locations

The Tournament Schedule

  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • Old Boys

Ghent, Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium

 

Saturday 29th March 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

Sunday 30th March 2014

Senior Men, Senior Women &

Old Boys

 

 

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Places we suggest for Rugby Tournaments...

Newcastle

Arguably the greatest city on earth. You'll not be surprised to hear Newcastle is our home patch. We live, work and play our rugby in the city & have hosted more tours here than in any other location, so you can look forward to a tremendous experience in The Toon.

Value for money 5 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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York

Historic, grand and extremely eyecatching, our tours to the grand old city of York offer top level opposition as well as some fantastic historical sights to behold as well as some great nightlife and fun activities that make York a top notch destination.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an excellent destination suitable for all ages. Oozing with Culture and Tradition, the Bustling city is a hive of attraction all hours of the day. The Sporting Passion comes from strong local pride to create a plethora of touring plus points.

Value for money 5 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 4 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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Lake Como

Lake Como is where it all began for Sky High Sports. Now, this is our version of an exclusive destination and forms the key part of our Italian Tours that are becoming stuff of legend. Rarely matched, never beaten.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 3 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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Paris

Our links with the Rugby community in Paris make this one of the most fantastic tour destinations for your team. Mix tickets to watch pro-games with stern opposition of your own. Throw in fantastic sightseeing and you have a corker!

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Cardiff

A Sporting City like no other in the UK. Few places in the world can name their national stadium as their cities centrepiece. This sporting mecca dominates everything about the city which offers culture in abundance.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Gent

Gent is in serious danger of becoming our favourite destination on the continent. It is up there with Newcastle, Edinburgh & Galway as our first recommendations to touring teams.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 4 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Antwerp

Antwerp is a fantastic location for a youth or adult tour, with a range of activities to keep you entertained and plenty of dining establishments and bars, this charming city offers so much to the tourist.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 3 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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Den Haag

Den Haag is our favoured destination in the Netherlands. Easily defined as Amsterdam without the headaches, the city is ideal for those groups wanting a city based tour in Holland, but don't want Amsterdam.

Value for money 5 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 4 out of 5
Recreation 3 out of 5
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Amsterdam

Amsterdam needs no sharply worded intro. The city will always be popular with adult groups looking to discover the myths and legend of the city. There is certainly a lot of fun to be had here!

Value for money 3 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 4 out of 5
Recreation 3 out of 5
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Cologne

One of the largest and oldest cites in Germany, the charming city of Cologne is where you will get the opportunity to experience real German culture and some tasty local brews that the city is famous for.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 3 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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The Algarve

Simply put, the Algarve is excellent. Brilliant weather, lively towns and there are enough things to keep you busy for a fortnight are on offer. The only thing better than a warm day at the beach, is the cool beer in the bar at the end of it.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 3 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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Lisbon

The beautiful city of Lisbon is the home of Europe's best youth Rugby Festival. Each Spring, teams from across the world arrive in the city for an excellent weekend of Rugby. A superb excuse for a warm-weather jaunt in 2012!

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 3 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Newcastle

Arguably the greatest city on earth. You'll not be surprised to hear Newcastle is our home patch. We live, work and play our rugby in the city & have hosted more tours here than in any other location, so you can look forward to a tremendous experience in The Toon.

Value for money 5 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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York

Historic, grand and extremely eyecatching, our tours to the grand old city of York offer top level opposition as well as some fantastic historical sights to behold as well as some great nightlife and fun activities that make York a top notch destination.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an excellent destination suitable for all ages. Oozing with Culture and Tradition, the Bustling city is a hive of attraction all hours of the day. The Sporting Passion comes from strong local pride to create a plethora of touring plus points.

Value for money 5 out of 5
Night Life 5 out of 5
Sport 4 out of 5
Recreation 5 out of 5
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Cardiff

A Sporting City like no other in the UK. Few places in the world can name their national stadium as their cities centrepiece. This sporting mecca dominates everything about the city which offers culture in abundance.

Value for money 4 out of 5
Night Life 4 out of 5
Sport 5 out of 5
Recreation 4 out of 5
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