- Asia Rugby announced the schedule for the Asia Rugby U18 Girls Sevens tournament.
- Host Uzbekistan will be joined by Kazakhstan, India, Kyrgyzstan and the United Arab Emirates.
- Asia Rugby Training and Education activities will be via virtual, hybrid and face to face, are underway to ensure a safe return to play.
Asia Rugby kicks off its ‘Return to Play’ strategy with the Asia Rugby Under-18 Girl’s Rugby 7s Championship, hosted by Uzbekistan Rugby Federation, in Tashkent on the 18th and 19th September 2021.
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This will be the first official tournament in Asia after 1 year, 11 months and 29 days and is the first of a series of exciting tournaments scheduled for 2021. Host Uzbekistan will be joined by Kazakhstan, India, Kyrgyzstan and the United Arab Emirates to compete for the trophy.
The Asia Rugby Under-18 Girls 7s Rugby Championship was first played in 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and has become an integral part of Asia Rugby’s long term player development strategy for the growth of the Women’s Program.
The event has helped showcase the pathway from Get into Rugby to launching girls onto the international rugby stage.
To ensure a smooth and safe return to play, Asia Rugby has been conducting online Training and Education courses covering all strands, set to culminate in a week of face to face courses to coincide with the tournament.
Asia Rugby will be hosting the following World Rugby accredited courses through the week: World Rugby L1 Coaching, World Rugby Level 2 Match Officiating, Activate, Medical Refresher Course, Media Workshop, as well as the first of a series of Women’s Forum which Asia Rugby will host at selected upcoming tournaments.
Asia Rugby tournament dates can be viewed at the updated Asia Rugby Calendar 2021 here: Asia Rugby Calendar 2021