MAURITIUS, 18 MAY 2017 – Defending Beachcomber World Club 10s champions the Western Force avoided Super Rugby rivals the Vodacom Bulls, Toyota Cheetahs and the Brumbies when the draw was made for the tournament on Wednesday evening.
PRETORIA, 11 MAY 2017 – The Beachcomber World Club 10s in Mauritius will have a strong South African and Australian flavour for the third staging of the popular tournament at the Anjalay Stadium in Mauritius on June 17 and 18.
Global line-up complete for Beachcomber World Club 10s 2017
New African Nations 10s Tournament to be played alongside World Club 10s to create a WORLD 10s CHAMPIONSHIPS in one of the world’s most stunning destinations
Defending Champions Western Force will line up with European & English Club Champions Saracens and South African Club Champions the Toyota Cheetahs
Force captain Kane Koteka lifted the Cup, scrumhalf Michael Ruru won Player of the Tournament and wing Brad Lacey scored the winning try in Mauritius as the Perth-based franchise consigned Aquis Brumbies to a second successive defeat in the World Club 10s final
June 19, 2016: Western Force upset hot favourites Aquis Brumbies 7-0 to win a gritty all-Australian showdown at the World Club 10s in Mauritius, where the Perth-based franchise condemned their Canberra rivals to a second successive final loss.
Saracens captain Henry Taylor says reigning European and English champions face “top-quality” pool opposition in Mauritius as they bid for unique treble
June 16, 2016: Saracens are aiming to complete a unique trophy treble at this weekend’s World Club 10s as they bid to add to their recent triumphs in the English Premiership and the European Champions Cup.
Aquis Brumbies co-captain Jarrad Butler believes the 2014 runners-up will benefit from former Australia Sevens players in Mauritius, while former Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer was delighted to link up with the Africa Pacific Dragons management team
June 16, 2016: Jarrad Butler believes the presence of former Australia Sevens players Robbie Coleman and Michael Wells will help the Aquis Brumbies as they bid to live up to their favourites tag at this weekend’s World Club 10s in Mauritius.
Australia legend Will Genia and former South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer join Kiwi coach Steve Jackson and long-time Tonga international Hale T-Pole in the Africa Pacific Dragons’ management team
June 15, 2016: Australia scrumhalf Will Genia and former South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer have both joined an all-star Africa Pacific Dragons coaching staff for this weekend’s World Club 10s in Mauritius.
Former Springbok flanker Jean Deysel praises quality of eight teams in 10-a-side showdown in Mauritius and says his young Cell C Sharks teammates should ‘lift’ Super Rugby players – and vice-versa
June 14, 2016: Jean Deysel was full of praise for the World Club 10s in Mauritius after the former Springbok and his Cell C Sharks teammates trained on a pitch beside a star-studded Africa Pacific Dragons squad featuring former New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Fiji internationals.
Brumbies select a “very competitive” squad of Super Rugby stars including seven of the side that finished runners-up at the first World Club 10s, while former South Africa flanker Jean Deysel will lead the Cell C Sharks into battle
June 11, 2016: The Aquis Brumbies have announced a powerful 16-man squad for next weekend’s World Club 10s in Mauritius, where the Australian franchise will field 15 of their current Super Rugby squad.
Record-breaking Collins Injera, Kenya Sevens captain Andrew Amonde, Billy ‘The Kid’ Odhiambo and former Springbok wing Tonderai Chavhanga will compete in Mauritius this month for the newly named Africa Pacific Dragons.
June 2, 2016: Collins Injera, the World Rugby Sevens Series’ all-time leading try scorer, is among three Kenya Sevens stars who will represent the Africa Pacific Dragons at this month’s World Club 10s in Mauritius.
Newly crowned European champions Saracens drawn with Euskadi, South Africa’s Cell C Sharks and Africa Pacific Dragons in Pool B of June’s two-day showdown in ‘paradise island’
May 19, 2016: Reigning English champion Saracens will face Top 14 holders Stade Francais Paris in Pool B of the World Club 10s in Mauritius, which will be held at Anjalay Stadium in Mauritius from June 18-19.
May 13, 2016: The Italian All Stars are the eighth and final team to confirm their participation in this year’s World Club 10s, which will be held at Anjalay Stadium in Mauritius from June 18-19.
The Italian All Stars are the second invitational side at the 10-a-side tournament alongside the Asia Pacific Dragons, who return from the first World Club 10s two years ago.
Samurai Sportswear, who manufacture high quality custom teamwear and equipment worldwide, will be providing the Official Match Ball for the international tournament taking place on June 18th/19th 2016.
Samurai Sportswear EliteX Match Ball will be used by the professional teams from around the world who are coming to Mauritius to take part, including South Africa’s Cell-C Sharks, England’s Saracens, French side Toulon and Australian’s Western Force.
Perth-based the Western Force are the third Asteron Life Super Rugby franchise and seventh team overall to line up for the June showdown in the holiday paradise of Mauritius.
April 8, 2016: The Western Force have been confirmed as the seventh side in this year’s eight-team World Club 10s, which will be held in Mauritius from 18-19 June.
Reigning English champions and star-studded Africa-Pacific invitational side join three-time European winners RC Toulon and Super Rugby giants Aquis Brumbies and Cell C Sharks
March 17, 2016: Reigning English champions Saracens and Africa Pacific Dragons are the latest teams confirmed for the World Club 10s, which will be held in Mauritius from June 18-19. The two teams were announced at a press conference in Port Louis on Thursday.
Six-time Super Rugby finalists and French champions boost line-up for eight-team showdown in Mauritius
March 4, 2016: The Aquis Brumbies and French champions Stade Francais Paris are the latest teams to join the line-up for June’s World Club 10s in Mauritius, where the Australian franchise will look to make up for their defeat in the 2014 final in Singapore.
Super Rugby and French Top 14 clubs start lining up for the second edition of the spectacular 10-a-side invitational event, as it relocates to one of the world’s most stunning holiday destinations
February 9, 2016: South Africa’s Cell C Sharks and reigning three-time European champions RC Toulon of France are the first two sides to confirm their participation in the 2016 World Club 10s, which will be held in the paradise destination of Mauritius on June 18-19…