ABOUT
R10C

The Rugby Tens Championship is a professional series-format competition for Men and Women that showcases equal opportunities at every level.

RUGBY.
EQUALITY.
ENTERTAINMENT

Professional 10s series for Men and Women. Academy U19 Boys and Girls.

DYNAMIC
PLAY

10 players per team, 20-minute games

“BLITZ CHESS"
RUGBY

Heaps of high-paced strategies for attack, keeping the ball, or defending with world-class powerful, fast and dynamic players. Expect lots of offloads and side-steps.

THE R10C
VILLAGE

Entertaining experience for families and people of all ages, rugby aficionados or “first-timers”. Affordable, all-inclusive fun with great food and music. VIP packages available.

EDGE OF YOUR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT

Scores change by the minute, nailbiting experience to the end.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

(USA AND ROMANIA)
Founding Member
CEO and co-owner of Rhinos Rugby, and owner of Project.Essence, a graphic design and software company. A former Olympic athlete in swimming, Andreea has been channeling her appreciation and passion for rugby and its values into the everyday life of the Rhinos brand that include San Clemente Rhinos, Rhinos HP Program, Rhinos Rugby Academy and the Rhinos Sports School. She brings a multi-national business experience, via her work in USA, Hong Kong and Europe.
(USA AND SOUTH AFRICA)
Founding Member
President and Co-Owner of Rhinos Rugby, and Owner of PoolRx Worldwide, a swimming pool product company that is also a major sponsor of Rhinos Rugby and Rugby Tens Championship. Derek played rugby for the Wanderers 1st Division Club and the Pirates Club in Johannesburg. He graduated from the prestigious St. Stithians College, and was a nationally ranked runner and cricket player. He is passionate about helping youth rugby and helping his adopted country, USA, become a Tier 1 rugby nation.

(USA)

Founding Member
Nic has more than 15 years of experience launching sports, political and government programs in the US and overseas. He was a consultant on the 2008 launch of the Indian Premier League, the founding Deputy Commissioner of MLR, and currently serves as the Chief Business Officer of Willow TV. He has served as a strategic advisor to dozens of political candidates and parties in the US and overseas and launched and managed economic policy reform, food security and democratic development programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

(USA AND FRANCE)

Founding Member
Thierry holds Master’s Degrees from Montpellier University and ISCOM Paris. He is a sports marketing veteran with more than fifteen years experience in sport marketing, licensing, event, and athlete management. He has created sponsorship activations for global brands and celebrity athletes. He is the co-founder of the Breaker Group, a Sports and Entertainment focused investment firm. Mr. Daupin was the CEO and a joint founder of the Austin Gilgronis (formerly Austin Elite), a founding member of Major League Rugby, and one of the initiators of the league.
(SOUTH AFRICA)
Founding Member
Willem currently serves as the President and Chairman of the South Africa’s Blue Bulls Rugby Union (2021 Pro 14 Runner Up), where he has drastically reinvigorated grassroots rugby in the region and has focused on improving ties between the amateur and professional games. He has dedicated much of his professional life to developing and improving the game of rugby in South Africa. He served as an executive officer of the Mpumalanga Rugby Union, and ran marketing for the Northern Bulls in the Super 12.