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Rugby union in Mongolia

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Rugby union in Mongolia

Rugby union in Mongolia is a minor but growing sport. Mongolia is represented in international matches by the Mongolia national rugby union team, which compete in the annual Asian Five Nations tournament.


  • Governing body 1
  • History 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Governing body

The governing body is the Mongolian Rugby Football Union (MRFU), which was established in 2003.[1]


Rugby was first introduced into Mongolia from the Soviet Union's Red Army, where it was a moderately popular sport.

The first ever official match of Mongolia was played at 9 June 2009, for the Asian Five Nations, Division II, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, with Kyrgyzstan, finishing with a respectable 21-38 loss. Mongolia takes part in the regional sections of the Asian Five Nations[2][3]

There are currently 8 clubs in existence.[4]

See also


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External links

  • IRB Mongolia page
  • Rugby in Asia, Mongolia page
  • Asian Rugby Football Union
  • Mongolian Team To Play In 2008 Ice Breaker in Beijing
  • Beijing openMongolian rugby sportsmen to take part in
  • (French) Archives du Rugby: Mongolie
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