02 May World Club 10s is proud to announce Samurai Sportswear as the Official Ball Supplier of the tournament.

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.

In addition, Samurai Sportswear will provide the match balls for the World Club 10s amateur tournaments that will see rugby played by hundreds of amateurs ranging from under-11’s to Veterans.

Jon Phelps, founder of the World Club 10s, said ‘The World Club 10s is very excited to partner with Samurai Sportswear for the tournament match balls. Samurai Sportswear are an internationally recognised brand with a strong reputation as a quality rugby brand and we think they are a great new partner for this international tournament.’

Colan Leung, Head of International Sales at Samurai Sportswear added ‘Samurai are delighted to have been selected as the Official Ball Supplier for the World Club 10s. The tournament has great international appeal and we’re thrilled that some of the world’s best club sides will be participating and using Samurai rugby balls. We look forward to maximising this mutually beneficial partnership in the enviable setting of Mauritius


International PR & Media contact::
John Higginson [john@ii-int.com], Director of Communications, i3 Sports

About World Club 10s
Owned and organised by Carinat Sports Marketing, the World Club 10s is an eight-team, 10-a-side invitational rugby tournament featuring leading professional clubs from around the world. The second edition will be held at the 16,000-capacity Anjalay Stadium in Mauritius from June 18-19, 2016. Clubs include Cell C Sharks (South Africa), Aquis Brumbies and Western Force (Australia), RC Toulon and Stade Francais Paris (France), Saracens (England) and Asia Pacific Dragons. Each team plays six 20-minute matches over the weekend, as the tournament features two round-robin pools of four on the Saturday and 12 knockout matches on the Sunday. Sponsors include Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, Air Mauritius and Beachcomber. The first World Club 10s was held in Singapore in June 2014 and was the first international sports event to be staged in the newly opened 55,000-seat National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub. The Blues (New Zealand) won the final by beating Brumbies (Australia) 10-5 after extra-time. Other teams came from France, England, Wales, Italy, Samoa and Asia-Pacific.