The aim of the Rugby Exchange Fest is to grow and develop the game in Asia and to facilitate international exchange


2nd Asian Rugby Exchange Fest


Japan Rugby Football Union
Rugby World Cup 2019 Fukuoka Committee


Kyushu Rugby Football Union, Fukuoka Prefecture Rugby Football Union


Munakata City, Munakata Board of Education



7.Rugby Fest Dates

Thursday 26 to Monday 30 September 2019


Global Arena (46-1 Yoshidome, Munakata, Fukuoka)

9.Participant Requirements

– 12 players
Males born between 2 April 2005 and 1 April 2007, who have been recommended by their national governing body (union), which should be a member of Asia Rugby
– Up to 3 coaches


26 Sept: Italy v Canada Rugby World Cup match
27 Sept: XRugby Course and Rugby Clinic
28-29 Sept: XRugby Exchange Tournament


During the matches, the hosts will arrange a healthcare professional or safety assistant. However, medical staff from each team are allowed to contribute (wearing bibs).

In addition, in the case of injury during matches, simple support such as taping will be provided, but other responses will need to be provided by the team. For this, each team or individual should prepare a first aid kit. If an ambulance is required, the hosts (through the tournament head office) will arrange this.

Anything that happens during the matches or at the venues is the responsibility of the teams/parties involved.

12.Match rules for the Exchange Tournament

1)The match rules will follow World Rugby’s 2019 XRugby Laws
2)All matches will be 7 minutes per half, with a 1 minute half time.
3)The number of matches will depend on the number of participating teams