Rugby Turniere – Rugby Tournaments

.de – 16th June 2007 – Saxon 7s by rugbyturniere
March 24, 2007, 8:38 pm
Filed under: .de, 7s, men, women

Rugby-Verein Dresden e.V.
invites you to the Saxon 7s!

The beautiful baroque city of Dresden is the backdrop for this tournament which will take place on 16th June 2007. Dresden located in the southern part of former East Germany approximately between Berlin and Prague and near both the Polish and Czech borders. The tournament will coincide with a huge street party called the “Bunte Republik Neustadt” which will be centred around Dresden’s lively Pub and Club district – the “Neustadt”.

See you there!

Dr. Giles Sims

Club president
Contact Details
Office Address:
Rugby-Verein Dresden e.V.
Tichatscheckstr. 48
01139 Dresden
Tel. +49 (0)351 8495205
Fax. +49 (0)351 8629153
Mobile (Giles): 0172/4483859

Playing fields:
Ostragehege Sportspark
Pieschener Allee 1
01067 Dresden

Playing format:
15 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams are expected. Each of the men’s teams will play a minimum of 4 games in the three groups with a possible two extra games for the semi finals and finals. The women will play in two groups and will play 4-5 games each, including a cup and a plate semi finals and cup and plate finals.

Friday evening arrival in Dresden. If the teams wish, they can visit the street party “Bunte Republik Neustadt”, that will on the whole weekend in Dresden’s Dresden’s pub district – the Neustadt (Newtown). The tournament starts at 10.00am on Saturday, a breakfast will be provided free for participating teams.
The tournament and will culminate in a final, the presentation of awards and a visit to the “Bunte Republik Neustadt” or BRN for short. The BRN is a huge street party with live music, entrance is free and usually goes on until 2.00 to 3.00 in the morning. For those who still have not had enough there are pubs and clubs open around the clock.

Of course cups will be presented to the winner and runners up, Gator Rugby Sports (WWW.GATORRUGBYSPORTS.DE) have generously decided to sponsor the tournament with prizes for the winning teams

The registration deadline is the 30st April. An entrance fee to the competition of 50€ (for 1 team) or 80€ (for two teams) transferred to the below bank account will be taken as confirmation of registration.

Bank account:
Rugby-Verein Dresden e.V.
Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden
Account no.: 3120156514
Sort code: 85050300
Swift code: OSDDDE81
IBAN: DE92 8505 0300 3120 1565 14

The proceeds of the tournament are to benefit our youth and children’s rugby. We would therefore be very grateful for any sponsor donations that teams might be able to bring with them!

Cheap hostel accommodation is available in Dresden (see link, with prices starting at 12€/night for a dormitory bed.

More luxurious accommodation can be found in the various hotels of Dresden.
(see link

Camping next to the tournament playing fields will also be possible.

Getting there:
Ryanair and Easyjet fly into several regional airports. The most convenient of these being Berlin Schönfeld and Prague International Airport. Other nearby airports include Dresden International Airport and Leipzig-Halle International Airport. Rail connections to Dresden from these Airports are very good.


If you tell us where and when you are arriving we would be happy to give you a hand getting to the field.

Food and drink:
Food and drink will be available during the course of the contest.

Please contact us is you require further info.

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