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Romanian Rugby Federation

Romanian Rugby Federation
Federaţia Română de Rugby
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1931
WR affiliation 1987
Rugby Europe affiliation 1934
President Haralambie Dumitras
Men's coach Lynn Howells
Website www.frr.ro

The Romanian Rugby Federation (Romanian: Federaţia Română de Rugby) is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in Romania.

It is registered with World Rugby under their English name and only use their Romanian name inside Romania.

They have 7,000 members and 80 clubs.

History

It was formed in 1931 and were founder members of the Fédération Internationale de Rugby Amateur, now known as Rugby Europe.

It became affiliated to the International Rugby Football Board, now known as World Rugby, in 1987 when Romania were invited to take part in the inaugural World Cup.

Octavian Morariu won the election for the presidency of the F.R.R, and he and his team started the reconstruction of Romanian rugby union. He left the F.R.R to become the President of the Romanian Olympic Committee (COSR). Morariu was replaced at the helm by George Straton, one of his closest associates. The current president of F.R.R is Haralambie Dumitraș.

See also

External links

  • (Romanian) Federaţia Română de Rugby – Official Site
  • PlanetaOvala.ro - Romanian Rugby News
  • (Romanian)/(French)/(English)www.rugby.ro


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