Excitement is buzzing as the Midlands 9’s Rugby League tournament gears up to kick off a spectacular day of sports, entertainment, and community spirit. This thrilling event, set for the 27th of April, will be hosted at the Broad Street Rugby Club in Coventry. But that’s just the start!

A Festival of Rugby and Revelry

Midlands 9’s isn’t just a rugby tournament; it’s a full-blown festival! Here’s what to expect:

Elite Rugby Action

  • Elite Competition: Men’s elite and women’s competitions alongside a social men’s tournament.
  • Unique Format: The excitement of 9’s rugby, a dynamic game version.
  • Widespread Participation: Teams from across the country offer a unique mix of competition.

More Than Just Rugby

  • Music and Fun: Post-tournament, the venue transforms into a festival ground with DJs, live bands (featuring a top tribute band as the headline act), tug-of-war contests, and more!
  • VIP Experience: A VIP lounge with Prosecco offers a relaxed space for those less inclined towards rugby and more inclined to the finer things in life.
  • Camping and Accommodations: On-site camping and nearby hotel facilities ensuring a comfortable stay for all.

Inclusivity and Community

  • Welcoming New Players: A special ceremony to welcome newcomers to the sport, fostering a sense of community and growth in rugby league.
  • Family-Friendly: An event for the entire family, with sports, entertainment, and activities.

Get Involved

  • Teams and Volunteers: Opportunities for teams to register and for individuals to volunteer, with various roles available.
  • Spreading the Word: Encouraging the rugby community to share the event and invite others.

A Vision for the Future

  • Building Tradition: The aim is to make Midlands 9’s an annual highlight, growing each year and becoming the premier 9’s festival in the country.

Logistics and Practicalities

  • Easy Access: Just five minutes off the M6 motorway, ensuring easy access.
  • Early Bird Discounts: Discounts for early registrations, with more details to be announced.

A Call for Sponsors

There’s a unique opportunity for local businesses to get involved as sponsors, gaining visibility in a vibrant community event—more details to follow.

Mark Your Calendars!

So, rugby enthusiasts, music lovers, and festival-goers mark the 27th of April in your diaries. Midlands 9’s promises a day of thrilling sports, fantastic music, and unforgettable memories. Stay tuned for more updates, and let’s make this a landmark event in the rugby league calendar! 🏉🎶🎉