Saigon Tens 2019 teams confirmed
The Wolf Blass Saigon Tens have confirmed the participating teams for the 2019 rugby tournament which takes place this weekend in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
This year the Saigon Tens organisers told RugbyAsia247 they “will also be using the tournament as an opportunity to remember and pay tribute to Wayne Parfitt, whose vision enabled this tournament to be born”. In addition, “this year will be a party like no other, as he always wanted people to play hard, and party harder.”
The first Saigon Tens was held in 2015 and it’s quickly become one of the most popular rugby tours in Southeast Asia. The inaugural competition featured 6 rugby teams from the region, and now more than 30 teams compete.
The popular tens rugby tournament has a full schedule again in 2019. Rugby teams from Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, USA and Japan will be flying in as well as many regional Asian rugby teams.
This year sees 32 teams competing, with several clubs having multiple teams entered in the Men’s, Vets and Women’s divisions:
- Palmyra Pirates RFC
- Valley Kangaroos
- Pac Baa Baa’s
- Kamesenryu (4 teams)
- Discovery Bay Pirates
- Saigon Geckos (4 teams)
- Barrelhouse RFC
- Nedlands RFC
- Tokyo Gaijin
- Kiwiroos (3 teams)
- Manila Nomads
- Bulldog Baa Baa’s
- Queensland Redeyes
- Hamilton Dynamiter (2 teams)
- Tokyo Goblins
- Valley Classics
- Mana Game Changers
- Katherine Krocs
- Kala Kweenz
- Singapore Bucks
- New Zealand Legends
- Hong Kong Vintage Gents
Saigon Tens Schedule:
- Friday 13th September 2019: Welcome “Crazy Pool Party” at the Equatorial Hotel
- Saturday 14th September 2019: Tournament Day ONE and After Dark – “Party Harder” Party
- Sunday 15th September 2019: Tournament Day TWO – Knockouts and Finals
There will be many activities for the whole family including a jumping castle and face painting for the kids as well as a wide range of food and drinks. Former Australian Rugby Union internationals Damian Smith and Garrick Morgan will also be at the tens in Vietnam. See more on the FB Event page.
- Date: September 13-15 2019
- Venue: RMIT campus, HCMC, Vietnam
See more rugby tournaments in Asia this September.