Rugby Tens, a world league of the sport with ten athletes in each team, will launch the Portuguese version, this year, on November 27th and 28th. This championship stands out for being the only one in the world where the male and female teams will be equally remunerated and awarded.
The games will be played at the Estádio Universitário de Lisboa, in a circuit that will have four stages. After the Lisbon round, Rugby Tens will head to Paris, Cape Town and Las Vegas. The team that adds the most points along the stages, combining the results of the men’s and women’s teams, wins the circuit.
In Portugal, Rugby Tens will be organized by Move Sports, with the support of the Portuguese Rugby Federation (FPR).
“FPR is proud to be associated with the organization of the Rugby Tens Championship. The Rugby Tens has the potential to become one of the main world tournaments for rugby players from all over the world. Portugal, and the city of Lisbon, will include competition with open arms, in the certainty that it will be another contribution to the development of the sport in Portugal, “said Carlos Amado da Silva, President of FPR.
The launch of this new championship will bring professional players from over 15 countries on 6 continents to Lisbon.