Czechoslovak Rugby Union

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Czechoslovak Rugby Union
Československé Rugbyové Unie
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1926
IRB affiliation 1988
FIRA affiliation 1934

The Czechoslovak Rugby Union (Czech: Československé Rugbyové Unie) was the governing body for rugby in Czechoslovakia. It was responsible for the national leagues as well as the national teams.

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The Union was founded as the Czechoslovak Rugby Football Association (Czech: Československého svazu rugby-footballu) in 1928 with a Mr Trlica as the first president and 160 registered players.[1] Famous Czech writer and illustrator Ondřej Sekora was the second president of the association.[2] In 1990 the name changed to the Czechoslovak Rugby Union (Czech: Československé Rugbyové Unie) with Miloš Dobrý as the last president before the split of Czechoslovakia.

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