Malaysia Rugby Union
The Malaysia Rugby Union was founded in 1921 and Became a full member of the World Rugby in 1988. The founder members were Selangor, IpohDistrict, Singapore, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan.
It one of the founding member of Asia Rugby
Rugby union in Malaysia is a sport with a long history, and a significant participation. There are sixteen unions, associations and councils affiliated to the Malaysian Rugby Union, more than 300 clubs, and 600 . Malaysian rugby’s most notable contribution to the game is the invention of rugby tens.
Rugby was introduced to the British colony of Malaya in the late nineteenth century. It has had a steady presence since the beginning of the 20th century, when the Malay Cup between Singapore national rugby union team and Malaya was established, which is one of the oldest rugby competitions in the world.
There is also the Agong’s Cup (Piala Agong) which are played between the 13 states in Malaysia, the 3 Federal Territories, Royal Malay Regiment (Army) and Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM).
The first inter-club match was played in 1902 between Singapore Cricket Club and Royal Selangor Club. Royal Selangor Club has also hosted one of the oldest rugby sevens tournaments in Asia, the Jonah Jones Rugby Sevens Tournament.
|President||– Dato Shahrul Zaman Bin Yahya|
|Deputy President||– Velayuthan a/l Tan Kim Song|
|Vice President||– Raimi Bin Mohd Yusof
– Amir Amri Bin Mohamed
|Honorary Vice President||– Datuk Zainal Abidin Bin Rafique
– Dr K.H Tan
– Sheikh Mohd Amin Bin Abdullah
Union Email Address: [email protected]
Malaysia Rugby 7s Team Email Address: [email protected]
Union Mailing Address: Suite 1.12, Level 1, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Union Phone: +603 2031 8336
Union Fax: +603 2078 8336