"Uzhgorodski lisoruby" will compete with teams from all over Ukraine

13 April 2013 11:00  3833612 034258
"Uzhgorodski lisoruby" will compete with teams from all over Ukraine

April 25-27, in Uzhgorod there will a Rugby-7 tournament within the XI Summer Universiade of Ukraine, informed the Kolyba. UzhNU rugby team, based on college football team "Uzhgorodski lisoruby-UzhNU", host at home guest teams from all over Ukraine.

Rugby-7 is a variety of rugby. This variety has been known since 1883. In August 2009, the IOC Executive Board recommended to include rugby-7 to the program of the Olympic Games 2016.

Rugby-7 competitions are very popular in the world. Usually, they are tournaments that are held within one or two days.

Since 1993, every four years the world rugby-7 championships have been held. The champions: Fiji (twice), England, New Zealand and Samoa (each team once).

Tags: rugby, Uzhgorod

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