Santos Festival of Rugby

When: February 2026
Where: Gallas Fox Park, Roma

The Santos Festival of Rugby is a celebration of rugby, from grassroots to elite levels, held biannually in Roma. 

The highlight of the festival is a pre-season showdown between the Queensland Reds and New South Wales Waratahs Super Rugby teams, competing for the Santos Cup in preparation for the Super Rugby Pacific tournament. 

The festival also features the annual Roma Rugby 7s tournament, ‘Queensland’s toughest Rugby 7s’, drawing teams from all over Australia for fierce competition.  

In addition to the on-field excitement, the Santos Festival of Rugby offers junior coaching clinics and a variety of family-friendly activities, ensuring fun for all ages.