2017 NSW Waratahs Beach Rugby Festival

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Saturday, January 21st 2017

Location: North Cronulla Beach & Dunningham Park

Times: 9:00am – 3:00pm AEDT

The NSW Waratahs are set to unveil an inaugural Beach 5s Rugby Festival taking place on the iconic shores of North Cronulla on Saturday 21st January, 2017. Alongside a Beach 5s Tournament, the festival will feature live music, food stalls, games and your chance to get up close with the NSW Waratahs players who will be in attendance for all the action.

FESTIVAL TIMINGS

Time

Activity

9:00am

Event starts

 

Budgy Smuggler, merchandise, food & drink stalls open

 

Tah Man arrives

9:15am

Beach Rugby 5s tournament games kick off

9:30am

Spin the Wheel Giveaways commence

 

Live radio tunes

10:00am

Face painting stall opens

11:00am

NSW Waratahs team signing session

 

‘Battle of Bate Bay’ local nippers challenge

 12:30pm

DJ Smuggler spinning tunes 

 12:45pm

Beach Rugby 5s exhibition match with NSW Waratahs legends 

  Macquarie Sports kids rugby clinic
 2:35pm High ball catching competition with prizes on offer
 2:50pm Beach Rugby 5s Women's Grand Final 
 3:10pm Beach Rugby 5s Men's Grand Final 
 3:30pm Beach Rugby 5s winners presentations 

 

The festival will also feature:

  • Delicious eats
  • Free giveaways
  • Bean bags and giant board games
  • Ferris Wheel

 

RUGBY 5'S TOURNAMENT

Like rugby 7s, beach 5s is fast-paced contact rugby on the sand for 5-a-side teams with no kicking involved. The tournament is will feature eight men’s and eight women’s teams only. Overall men's and women's winning teams to take home a cash prize of $3,000 each! 

Registrations are closed for the 2017 event.

 

Men’s Team Name
Bronte Ducks
Southern District Rugby
Budgy Smuggler
Drummoyne (DDRFC)
Lindfield Old Soldiers
Eastern Barbarians
Hunters Hill
Briars Rugby 
     
Women’s Team Name
Pride Sevens
Mermaids
Waverly Women
Macquarie University Rugby Club
Hornsby Lions
Ratties
Rocky
West Harbour 

2017 Beach Rugby Festival Draw

World Beach Rugby Rules


EVENT TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Train: 

We encourage everyone to catch public transport where possible. Cronulla train station is located at the Southern end of the mall and a walkable 5 minutes to and from the beach.

If you are traveling from Sydney City, travel south on the Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Train line.
If you’re coming from Nowra, Wollongong or Dapto, travel North via the South Coast Line.
From the airport, change at Wolli Creek onto the Illawarra line and catch the train to Cronulla.

Plan your trip in advance through Transport NSW.

Car:

Cronulla is approx 45 minutes drive from Sydney CBD. For up-to-date traffic information, please visit Live Traffic NSW, or call 132 701.

Parking:

There are local carparks and street parking located around the beach. 

View a map of parking available, spaces, and time limits within Cronulla.

Event Map




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