Hungarian Rugby Union
Magyar Rögbi Szövetség
SportRugby union
Founded1990 (1990)
World Rugby affiliation1992
FIRA affiliation1991
PresidentAntal Kiss
Men's coachTamás Peleskei
Women's coachLászló Csont

The Hungarian Rugby Union (Hungarian: Magyar Rögbi Szövetség) is the governing body for rugby union in Hungary. It was founded in 1990 and became affiliated to the International Rugby Board in 1992. It organises the three leagues, the Extraliga, the NB I and II, for what concerns rugby union. A few rugby 7s tournaments with also National 7s league and University Rugby 7s, and the various national teams. It is based in Esztergom.

History

The union was founded in 1990 by László Hardy (president), Sándor Erdélyi (secretary-general) and Béla Körmöczi (board member) with nine clubs. It has since expanded to include 9 other clubs. In 2019, Hungarian rugby celebrated its 50th anniversary.[1]

Hungarian Rugby teams

Extraliga

NB I

NB II

Women teams

Barbarian team

Other teams

See also

References

  1. ^ world.rugby (2019-12-22). "New stadium opens as Hungarian rugby celebrates 50th anniversary | Rugby World Cup". www.rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 2021-10-22.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Hibás cím