Southerners Women’s Rugby: 2017 Indochina Cup (Vientiane, Laos) Tour Report

This year has been a year of many firsts for the Southerners Women’s Rugby team; first tournament, first try, first win and just recently their very first international tour (and first time playing sevens rugby). The destination was our Marxist-Leninist neighbours Laos, with the Southerners participating in the Indochina Cup women’s competition held in Vientiane. […]

Southerners Men’s Rugby: 2017 Chris Kays Memorial Rugby Tens Tournament Tour Report

April in Thailand always means two things: The beginning of the hot season and the arrival of the Chris Kays Memorial Rugby Tens Tournament. The Pattaya tournament has always been a highlight for the Southerners who enter two teams, the Southerners Black and Gold, with the Gold team being a development side. And so it […]

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Khao San Rd Torrrrrr 2007

16:00 Meet at Londoner 17:00 Initial fines: wearing real brand name clothing, not bargaining enough on purchases, not having passport, not having money belt, Callum for paying full price for a bum bag, and the twins for drinking hot pink cocktails 17:15 Backpacker quiz. 2 correct answers out of 21. 19 people drink 17:45 Depart […]

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Southerners Vs Pattaya Panthers 2006

Horseshoe Point, Saturday 2 December The Southerners trip to Pattaya started with that old clich? of all touring sides, the panic for numbers. At one stage we were missing an entire front row until rescued by a work colleague of marty’s, Dave who after much technical discussion conceded yes, he could throw a bit, conversation […]

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Chiang Mai Rugby Tour 2006

The First Rugby Torrrre for 2006 was embraced by a merry band of 13 gracing the jewel of the north Chiang Mai. Although known for its rich history, art and culture (which is also important to the Southerners) CM is also home to many nightclubs and the mighty CM Sua’s Rugby Club. A perfect host […]

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Khao San Road Tour 2005

I had visions of writing a long an witty report on the torrr but have lost enthusiasm so this is all I could manage…(cry me a river) Report: Cone San Road Torr Slash Muff-Show dot com 2005 Lead-up: Boys were nervous. Some didn’t show. Dress code adhered to well. Good crowd. Mid Way: Smooth sailing. […]