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.
Budgy Smuggler, merchandise, food & drink stalls open
Tah Man arrives
Beach Rugby 5s tournament games kick off
Spin the Wheel Giveaways commence
Live radio tunes
Face painting stall opens
NSW Waratahs team signing session
‘Battle of Bate Bay’ local nippers challenge
DJ Smuggler spinning tunes
Beach Rugby 5s exhibition match with NSW Waratahs legends
The festival will also feature:
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.
2017 Beach Rugby Festival Draw
World Beach Rugby Rules
EVENT TRANSPORT INFORMATION
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.
Cronulla is approx 45 minutes drive from Sydney CBD. For up-to-date traffic information, please visit Live Traffic NSW, or call 132 701.
There are local carparks and street parking located around the beach.
View a map of parking available, spaces, and time limits within Cronulla.