The 9th edition of the Tournoi des Capitales, a leading international 7-a-side tournament for U16 Boys and U18 Girls held every two years, will take place in Paris from 13th to 15th September 2019.

Since its inauguration in 2006, the tournament has welcomed teams representing over 20 countries from all five of the world’s continents.

The 2017 winners were the Manly Marlins from Sydney, Australia (boys) and the Dutch national U17 team (girls).

In 2019 the male competition is open to players born in 2004 and 2005, while players born between 1st October 2001 & 31st December 2004 are eligible for the female competition. The tournament is open to any school, club, regional or national selection whose players are affiliated to the Rugby Union of their home country.

The Tournoi des Capitales has enjoyed the official backing of the French Rugby Union rugby (FFR), the City of Paris and the Paris Region (Région Île-de-France) since 2006, along with a number of private partners.

For further details, please contact Peter Macnaughton at tournoidescapitales@orange.fr

French national TV coverage

2011 Tournoi des Capitales coverage on France 3 national TV channel.

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2011 video

Watch the official 2011 Tournoi video

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Passion Ovale

The Passion Ovale webcast covered the 2011 Tournoi des Capitales. Click on this link.: Passion Ovale

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2009 promotional video