12 Nov 2023
The Muscat 6s Touch Rugby Tournament Returns for its Second Year with a Bang
On November 11th, 2023, the Oman Rugby Committee hosted the highly anticipated Muscat 6s Touch Rugby Tournament for the second consecutive year. This event is quickly becoming a highlight on the local rugby calendar and saw an increase in both the number of participating teams and an impressive increase in the overall quality of play, showcasing the growing popularity and development of touch rugby in the Sultanate.
This year's tournament featured a total of eight teams competing in the mixed division, including MTC, PDO, TTs, DAK Demons, MRFC, MPRFC, and Dhofar Nomads. Additionally, the women's division saw two teams, TTs and MRFC, vying for top honours. The high level of competition and sportsmanship displayed by all participating teams made for an exhilarating and memorable day of rugby.
The success of the Muscat 6s Touch Rugby Tournament would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors. The Oman Rugby Committee would like to extend its heartfelt gratitude to Oman International Hospital, Park Inn, Tanuf Water, IO Kitchens, Red Bull, Dentons, KPMG, DHL, and Gulf Cycles, for their invaluable contributions. Their support has played a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution and overall success of the tournament.
The event not only provided an opportunity for rugby enthusiasts to showcase their skills and passion for the sport but also served as a platform for promoting inclusivity and diversity within the local rugby community. The growing interest in touch rugby, as evidenced by the increased participation in this year's tournament, reflects the sport's ability to bring people together and foster a sense of camaraderie and teamwork.
The Muscat 6s Touch Rugby Tournament has undoubtedly solidified its status as a must-attend event for rugby enthusiasts and sports fans alike. The Oman Rugby Committee is committed to building on this success and further elevating the standard of touch rugby in the country. With the continued support of our sponsors, partners, and the local community, we are confident that the tournament will continue to thrive and inspire the next generation of rugby players.
As we reflect on the resounding success of this year's tournament, we look forward to the continued growth and development of touch rugby in Oman. The Oman Rugby Committee extends its sincere appreciation to all those who contributed to making the Muscat 6s Touch Rugby Tournament a resounding success and looks forward to welcoming even more teams and spectators to next year's event.
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