Toulouse.  The world’s largest water rugby festival is back in the Garonne!

Toulouse. The world’s largest water rugby festival is back in the Garonne!

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In WateRugby, you don’t touch or shoot: To score, players have to dive (really), like Toulouse legend Vincent Clerc. (© Eden Park WaterRugby)

the Water rugby is back ! Always coordinated by legend Jan Delaigthe former opening of the 15th of France (and among other events at the Stade Toulouse), this one-of-a-kind event returns to ignite the Port of La Daurade in toulouse, From Thursday, June 29 to Sunday, July 2, 2023, at 5H editing.

To score, you have to… dive in!

You do not know this event yet? Eden Park WaterRugby is simply that The biggest rugby festival on the water… In the world. The concept is as unique as it is fun going floating barge 40 x 35 m, turned into a stadium, where the traditional rules of rugby are being revisited. Here, there is no connection and no goal. To score, players must literally dive in! A stunning spectacle that is fully accessible to the public free.

Rugby legends, but not only

This year again, this funny championship gathered More than 650 playersCome step on the grass…and get your shirt wet in Toulouse. Yann Delaigue will be accompanied by about thirty former international players, such as the New Zealanders Dillon And Stephon Armitage, Byron Kelleher And Carlos Spencer, or the French Gilham Girado, Vincent Clerc, Emile Ntamack And Francois Trinh Duc.

The event will also welcome some personalities from handballlike Jerome Fernandez and William Acambaray or Christopher Quimby. Without forgetting Damien Seguinthe first disabled skipper to complete a circumnavigation of the world, who will participate in a Rugby 7s wheelchair.

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Various tournaments planned

Because in addition to the classic tournaments, the event offers two matches of Wheelchair rugby sevens On Friday and Saturday, plus two matches from women’s rugby Saturday and Sunday. corporate tournaments, amateur tournaments, Initiatives for children… Many activities in the programme.

WateRugby kicked off on Thursday 29th June 2023 in Toulouse
WateRugby kicked off on Thursday 29th June 2023 in Toulouse (© Melina Le Curie / Toulouse News)

Fighter jets are mascots and celebration

Among the highlights, as revealed Toulouse NewsAnd Two Rafales It should fly over the site around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, at the Air Force’s initiative.

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On Saturday there will be a “live and entertaining competition” that will allow … “to like a program Top 14 club mascots and Pro D2″, they advertise the regulators. And for Sunday, they promise to “special celebration” In honor of the Toulousein stadium.

Practical information:
5H WaterRugby edition

From Thursday 29 June to Sunday 2 July 2023
Entertainment from 10 am to 11 pm.
Sea bream port in Toulouse
free access
full programme from the event here

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