Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament

From: £194
Date: 14th - 16th Apr 2017
Ages : Adult, U19s, U18s, U17s

2017 marks the 29th Anniversary of The Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament. The rugby tournament will take place on the four pitches of the beautiful Blaarmeersen – the local sports and leisure park with dressing rooms by the lake and only a stone’s throw from the bustling centre of Ghent which has been ranked the 7th best city in the world by Lonely Planet and 3rd best by National Geographic. Tournament organisers are already expecting teams from Sweden, USA, Italy, Great Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Catering for Men's, Women's, and Youth teams, The Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament offers the perfect mix of competitive rugby in a social atmosphere. Being one of the most popular rugby tournaments in Easter, tournament spaces are going to be filled up fast so enquire now to book your place at The Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament.

Ghent Rugby Tournament Format

The tournament organisers of the 29th Anniversary of the Ghent Rugby Tournament have decided to re-introduce the U17's and U19's age category, making this rugby tournament the perfect addition to your sports tours for a variety of age groups.


Age Group:                     Adult, U19s, U17s

Tournament Date:       14th – 16th  April 2017

Squad Size:                   Men’s – 15 aside

                            Women’s – 15 aside

                                         U19’s & 17’s – 15 aside

Game Time:                   15 minutes per half

Teams:                           20 Men’s teams

                                         20 Women’s teams

                                         8 U19’s teams

                                         8 U17’s teams

Prize:                              Men 1st place - €500

                                         Women 1st place - €500


Sample Ghent Rugby Tournament Itinerary

Your executive coach will pick you up from your sporting club house and begin the journey to Belgium. You will embark on the channel crossing from Dover / Folkestone to Calais (subject to using Eurotunnel or ferry crossing). You will then be transferred to your chosen tour accommodation. When at the accommodation you will check in and the night will be at your leisure with an optional guided city tour. 

Teamlink Recommends - Why not join in with the opening ceremony of The Ghent Easter Rugby Tournament at the tournament venue. A Belgium beer festival awaits your team, allowing you to kick off your rugby tour in style.


You will be transferred from your accommodation to the Ghent International Rugby Tournament venue via your executive coach transport. The tournament will begin with breakfast being served and the first games beginning at 09:00. The youth tournament final will start at 17.30. Post match entertainment will be available on site including; An all you can eat BBQ served at 18:00 followed by a live band and Mega Rugby Party. You will then be transferred back to your chosen tour accommodation via your executive coach.


You will be transferred from your accommodation to the Ghent International Rugby Tournament for the final day of play! You will again start the day with breakfast and the Cup, Plate and Bowl competition which will commence at 09:00. The finals for the ladies will start at 16:45, followed by the men's final at 17:30. The official prize giving ceremony will run from 18:15 followed by the official after party! Again your executive coach will be available to transfer you back to your chosen tour accommodation. 


Your executive coach transfer from your chosen tour accommodation to Calais, where you will embark on your return channel crossing back to the UK and your rugby club house.

Sample Gent Rugby Tournament Price Packages


4 Day Value Coach Package

Package Inclusions

  • 4 x days' executive coach hire
  • Return ferry crossing from Dover to Calais*
  • 3 x nights’ VALUE accommodation 
  • Payment of associated reservation charges
  • Payment of local accommodation tourist taxes
  • 1 x team tournament entry into The Ghent Easter Ruby Tournament
  • Return transfers to the tournament
  • 3 nights’ accommodation and meals for your coach driver
  • Fully personalised Tour Leader's Pack prior to departure
  • 24-hour emergency support from Teamlink Sports Tours

20-24 Passengers   £278 per person
25-29 Passengers   £238 per person
30-34 Passengers   £211 per person


*Other ferry routes are avaliable

enquire for further details.