Part Time Programme

Rugby Union

Rugby union is on the increase, with more and more players looking to experience the drive and motivation that epitomises most rugby players.

Choose to train at the Harlequin International Rugby Factory which gives players the opportunity to  play at their Pretoria based Super Club QBR and develop as a player with some expert coaching, training and playing in South Africa can be a truly life-changing experience.

South Africa

Seven world heritage sites, home to the Big 5, a powerhouse in international sport, and birthplace of Nelson Mandela, South Africa is a truly diverse and captivating country. 

Five times the size of the UK, South Africa’s culture and landscape will inspire and amaze you, from wildlife safaris, to breathtaking surf beaches and cosmopolitan cities.

South Africa will leave a lasting impression long after you return home.

South Africa has a fierce reputation on the international sports circuit as a powerhouse in every meaning of the word and have affirmed themselves at any major sports tournament, and always provide every team with a real battle.


There is simply no better way to bond as a team and develop as individual players than travelling overseas and putting your rugby skills to the test against local players from one of the world's most know rugby nations, South Africa!

A tailor made rugby tour to South Africa is a sports tour with a difference, as our Rugby Factory will transform you into the rugby player you never knew you could be while our Club at QBR will give you the opportunity to portray these new found skill sets by playing competitive rugby matches against other well matched local clubs.


With our local staff on ground level in South Africa our team is well placed to create an itinerary of
well-matched fixtures, ensuring closely contested, competitive ‘friendly’ games!

Using their exceptional knowledge of the sporting environment in South Africa our team will ensure that the experience of playing rugby in South Africa is as eye-opening and rewarding as possible!

This is your opportunity to experience the challenge of facing new opposition in a new rugby environment.

Experiences and Excursions

We understand that rugby is the main focus of your trip, but exploring a new country and experiencing some of the local delights is the best way to embrace the local customs and culture that make
international sports tours so good.

As part of your trip your dedicated support team will help you to arrange an action packed itinerary including adventure tours to other provinces such as the North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces’ most popular landmarks, tickets to the city’s top sporting fixtures, traditional meals and
other exciting adventure and cultural activities! 

Shared accommodation provided onsite at the Rugby Factory for duration of stay.

Excursions: Day Trips (Weekends)
• Aerial Cable Carts
• Casino
• Entertainment World
• Go Carting
• Live Show
• Paintball
• Rugby Match - Super Rugby Match or Test -
• Safari Tour
• Zoo
• Weekend Trip
• Diamond Creek Lodge
• Hunting (for own account)

• From France to South Africa.

• Three meals per day for duration of stay.

• Supplied with every meal for duration of stay.

Services of:
• Biokineticist
• Physiotherapist
• Sports Chaplin
• Sport Scientist
• Sport Psychologist

Specialised Coaching:
• Agility
• Breakdown
• Conditioning
• Defence
• Skills
• Speed
• Strength

• Duration of stay to and from airport including additional excursions & trips.

Tutoring by:
• Native French Tutor

• English Language

Owen Benezech (right) - French player attending the HIRF
Andre Last- HIRF player playing for Leipzig in Germany
HIRF players playing for QBR at Loftus Versveld in the Super League Finals
QBR Captain at Loftus Versveld as winners of the u/20 Presidents Cup
QBR Captain at Loftus Versveld as winners of the u/20 Super League
HIRF Coaches and Players working with youth players
Rugby Fanatix (PTY) Ltd trading as Harlequin International Rugby Factory
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