Figueira Beach Rugby Legends ….. Caparica Sharks

   (ENG) FBR : Caparica Sharks were perhaps the first Portuguese team in this decade to form exclusively for the practice of Beach Rugby, being formed by players from several teams. How did this idea come about and who were #sharkfounders? (ENG) CS : First of all, thank you very much for this opportunity, our […]

Beach 5s are Going Viral Series – New Zealand

Sol Henare is the Pacific Islanders Team founder and the guy pushing forward Beach 5s in New Zealand! Hi Sol! 1. You have been involved with Beach 5s foa a long time, and you are also the founder of Pacific Islanders Beach 5s team. What memories do you save from those times? R: My first […]

Beach 5s are Going Viral Series – Brazil

Hi Esteban, 1. You are Argentinian… how an Argentinian ends up organizing a Beach 5s event in a remote island of Brazil? R: Beach Rugby has been around Morro de São Paulo Island for the last 15 years, brought by Argentinians. For many years we have discussed the idea of organizing a beach rugby tournament […]

RAN Beach 5s in USA

In 2019 RAN got in touch with Figueira Beach Rugby International organizers to share some thoughts and ideas about its first RAN Beach Rugby 5s Tournament. It was a pleasure to help with our expertise and experience to launch a new and exciting Beach 5s Tournament. Get to know more about this event checking the […]

Beach Rugby Australia

1. Hi Pete! Last September the Beach Rugby Australia edition was held on the beautiful beach of of Kirra! Tell us a bit about how everything. BRA: Beach Rugby Australia, now only in our 2nd year emulates the European Beach Rugby event programs and festivals. Beach Rugby Australia’s identity is now established as new exciting beach spectacle. […]

5 Questions With…. Sander Van Wassenhove

1. Sander,  tell us how and when  the Ghent Magnets started? R: It was back in 2008 when me and some players of Ghent Rugby U17 and U19 started a team for the Flanders Beach Tournament (back than in Wenduine). We actually prooved to be realy good and we became 7th, competing in the regular […]

5 Questions with… Cesare Zambelli

1. Cesare you were one of the Beach 5s pioneer. Could you tell us how everything started? It was 20 years ago and started out pretty much as a joke amongst a group of rugby teammates who either worked or usually spent the holidays in Lignano Sabbiadoro. The first time out was an historic match […]

People Who Matter … Alan Pearey

Last year we had the privilége of being visited by Alan Pearey, one of the Rugby World Mag editors, with our tournament ending being of the september edition highlights. After, we challenged Alan to share some thoughts with us. Q: Thanks for agreeing to share some thoughts about the beach rugby phenomenon, Alan. Your visit […]

Christian-Quintane Thoughts

FBRI: Hi Christian! The Minots have confirmed their presence in the Figueira Beach Rugby 2020 edition. What are your expectations for the tournament? CQ: The Minots will be present at the Figueira da Foz tournament, because I consider as many people that the Figeira da Foz tournament is the most important beach rugby tackle tournament, […]

Meet The Destination

Known as the Queen Of The Beachs of Portugal, Figueira da Foz has a special mystic, dating back to the past when it was one of the top destinations of European royalty! One hour and half from Lisbon, Figueira is a hot tourism spot to go, as the hotels or modern day ‘Air B&Bs’ are […]