Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions

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Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions
FORU logo.jpg
Type Sports federation
Membership 14 full members and 1 associate member
President Samoa Lefau Harry Schuster
Website http://oceaniarugby.com

The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) is the regional governing body for rugby in Oceania. It was founded in 2000 to represent the interests of Oceania rugby within World Rugby, the international governing body.[1]

It presently encompasses 14 full members and 1 associated member.[2][3] FORU oversees the Pacific Rugby Cup, the Pacific Nations Cup and the FORU Oceania Cup.[4]

Members[edit]

There are 14 full members of FORU:

There is currently one associate member of FORU:

Notes:

  1. ^ The French Rugby Federation is the governing body affiliated with World Rugby, with a regional section for New Caledonia.
  2. ^ The Tuvalu Rugby Union is not yet affiliated with World Rugby.
  3. ^ The French Rugby Federation is the governing body affiliated with World Rugby, with a regional section for Wallis and Futuna.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nauright, John; Parrish, Charles, eds. (2012). Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice. ABC-CLIO. p. 446. ISBN 978-1-59884-300-2. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "FORU's Mission". oceaniarugby.com. 2013. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Samoa's Lefau Harry Schuster Re-elects to top FORU Post". samoarugbyunion.ws. 2012. Archived from the original on 19 May 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tournaments". oceaniarugby.com. 2013. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 

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