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Rugby tournament and festival maker app

Rugby tournament maker app

The tournament maker app makes it easy to create rugby tournament schedules. With the free app you can forget about spreadsheets and conflicting schedules.  You can easily create round robin, single elimination and combinations rugby tournaments - complete with brackets and breaks. Officials can easily update match results while instantLIGA automatically updates the overall standings. And anyone who is interested will be able to follow the tournament.


For all types of rugby tournaments

You can create and manage rugby festivals for youth and senior players alike. Small festivals or large festivals, tournaments for schools, families and friends. Whatever kind of rugby tournament you are planning, instantLIGA will make it easier.

How to create and manage a rugby tournament

Before starting you will need the instantLIGA app.  If you don’t already have it, then download it from the Appstore or Google Play and start planning.

Here are the basic steps of creating a rugby tournament

  1. Create an event and login
  2. Now add (+) the teams

Review the generated schedule, and you’re ready for match day.

Plate Tournament

In rugby tournaments it is common to have a "plate" tournament.  In instantLIGA this is supported in the Groups with play-off tournament type where you can decide also to have the plate tournament after the initial pools have played round-robin.  We call it a B play-of tournament and all you need to do is

  1. check Include B play-off tournament. 

The Cup is called Play-off or A play-off.   Bowl or C Play-off - where the pools are divided in three tiers - is not supported.

Multiple Tournaments

If you are planning an event with more tournaments then you can

  1. add (+) the tournaments and
  2. add (+) teams to each tournament. 

Multiple Fields

If you play on more than one field then add the additional fields and the schedule will have matches distributed on these fields.

  1. add (+) fields

For each tournament you can specify which fields to use. Note that tournaments can share fields.


instantLIGA: the best way to create and manage a rugby tournament. Completely free.

iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows

Get the tournament app instantLIGA!

Download the instantLIGA mobile app and start scheduling and generating tournament events.  You get immediate access to all features: creating tournaments, reporting results and following tournaments.

Available for Android and iOS. Tournaments and results can be viewed in all major browsers.