World Rugby Classic 2017
11/4/2017 - 11/11/2017
World Rugby Classic 2017

The 30th Annual World Rugby Classic will take place from the 4th to the 11th November.


Long regarded as one of the best sporting and social events in the international rugby calendar, the Classic allows you to get “up close and personal” with some of recently retired stars of international rugby in a very relaxing setting.


The Classic is one of the best events showcasing Bermuda and International Business with all Corporate Hospitality already sold out for the week such is the demand.


However the VIP facility, the Members Tent, is still available with tables of ten available for purchase with meals, wine and an open bar included in the price.


The Classic Club, the players’ tent, is also available and here you can share a beer with your rugby hero and all right on the touchline.


Our website ( provides information on the special Classic Package available with the Fairmont Southampton Hotel, the host hotel of the Classic since 1999, as well as the dates and times of the games.


Members Tent

The Members Tent, located behind the goal line, provides viewing from the comfort of one’s own table or from the nearby stand.


It is the VIP tent at the Classic where some of the famous players of yesteryear are entertained, along with other special guests and sponsors.


The Members Tent provides an Open Bar from one hour before the first game to up to one hour after the final whistle, along with a wonderful buffet meal provided by Bermuda’s best corporate caterers, Fourways, accompanied by wines from the Gosling cellars.


     Sunday                                  $275.00 p.p.
     Monday                        $275.00 p.p.
     Wednesday                    $325.00 p.p.
     Thursday                          $325.00 p.p.
     Saturday                               $325.00 p.p.
     Five Day                      $1,300.00 p.p.

Classic Club

The Classic Club is where the visiting players gather with a select number of badges available to the general public.


A light meal is included along with two complimentary drinks while there is touchline seating, to watch the matches, within the Club’s private enclosure.



     Sunday/Thursday               $175.00 p.p.
     Saturday                             $225.00 p.p.
     Five Day                            $700.00 p.p. and $1,200.00 per couple

General Admission

The daily admission to the ground is $25 while a five day pass can be purchased for $100.00.


Note: Entry for children under 12 yrs is FREE, and for children between 12-16 yrs is $10



Sunday    5th November
12.30pm      Gates Open
2.30pm        Classic Pumas vs. Rugby Canada (A)
4.00pm        Classic Lions vs. France Classic Rugby (B)
5.30pm        Entertainment in the Goslings Tent Tavern

Monday 6th November
5.30pm        Gates Open
7.15pm        Classic All Blacks vs. USA Classic Eagles (C)
8.30pm        Classic Springboks vs. Rugby Italian Classic XV (D)
9.45pm        Entertainment in the Goslings Tent Tavern

Wednesday 8th November
5.30pm        Gates Open

5:45pm       Bermuda Barbarians vs British Army Masters

7.15pm        Plate Semi Final:   Loser A vs. Loser B
8.30pm        Classic Semi Final: Winner A vs. Winner B
9.45pm        Entertainment in the Goslings Tent Tavern

Thursday 9th November
5.30pm        Gates Open
7.15pm        Plate Semi Final:   Loser C vs. Loser D
8.30pm        Classic Semi Final: Winner C vs. Winner D
9.45pm        Entertainment in the Goslings Tent Tavern

Saturday 11th November
5.30pm        Gates Open

5:45pm        Bermuda Barbarians vs British Army Masters

7.00pm        Plate Final
8.30pm        Classic Final
9.45pm        Trophy Presentation
10.00pm    Closing Party in the Goslings Tent Tavern

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