Chichibunomiya Minato Rugby Festival 2018
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup just around the corner, it is certainly an exciting time for rugby in Japan. The Minato Rugby Football Union is making great strides in developing rugby in Japan and their biggest event of the year, the Chichibunomiya Minato Rugby Festival is coming up from June 12 to June 17 2018.
The festival includes interactive intro to rugby workshops for first-time players, special stage events and a street festival. In addition, to top off all the action of the week, the festival will be rounded out with two showcase rugby matches as the NEC Green Rockets and New South Wales Waratahs and the Suntory Sungoliath and the Australian Capital Territory Brumbies face off in friendly matches on Sunday, 17 June 2018.
A welcome reception party will also be held on the evening of Friday, 15 June 2018, and will provide the chance to network through rugby and further develop the sport and associated business opportunities, all while enjoying the various entertainment on display. This is the perfect chance for rugby fans to see top level talent on display and to get involved at this exciting time as rugby in Japan continues to grow.
Further information and tickets can be found on the Chichibunomiya Rugby Festival website here and also at the Australia now event page here.