Known as the Social Olympics, the Zando Tshwane 10s sees 150 teams contest seven sports codes over two days.
While the rugby headlines the event, teams will also be competing in netball, beach volleyball, touch rugby, five-a-side soccer, lawn bowls and dodgeball. Festivities include thrilling sports action and great bands.
Look out for rugby legends former Springbok caption Bob Skinstad and head coach of the DHL Stormers Robbie Fleck, as well as Derek Hougaard, Akona Ndungane, Danie Coetzee, Ethienne Reynecke and Gcobani Bobo will . Another popular figure taking part in the rugby tournament is South African Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Garreth “Soldierboy” McClellan.
The divisions are designed to cater for all levels, from the premier leagues to the most social of sports teams.
For the first year, a Women’s Rugby League will join in the contest, with Springbok, provincial and University of Pretoria players taking to the field. “It’s time for women’s rugby to step into the spotlight,” says TukWomensRugby team captain Scherren Long.
Adding to the vibe, the Tukkies crowd will be well represented. Each residence is entering at least one team into one of the Zando Tshwane 10s events, with some residences entering five teams.
Enter teams and purchase tickets online via the Zando Tshwane 10s website, www.tshwane10s.com.