Malaysian Rugby Union

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Malaysian Rugby Union
Kesatuan Ragbi Malaysia
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1921 (as Malaya Rugby Union)
WR affiliation 1988
ARFU affiliation 1987
President Muhammad Muhiyuddin Abdullah

Malaysian Rugby Union (Malay: Kesatuan Ragbi Malaysia) is the governing body for rugby union in Malaysia. It was founded in 1921 and became affiliated to the International Rugby Board in 1988. They organise the annual Malaysia Sevens tournament.

History[edit]

The Malaya Rugby Union (as it was then) was founded in 1921 and joined the IRFB in 1988.[1][2][3] The founder members were Selangor, Ipoh District, Singapore, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan.[3]

It is a founding member of the Asian Rugby Football Union.[4]

Malaysia Rugby Union Council Members 2007/2010[edit]

Affiliates[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1) p71
  2. ^ Rugby in Asia, Malaysia page retrieved 1 July 2009
  3. ^ a b http://www.mru.org.my/ver3/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19&Itemid=27 MRU History page Retrieved 1 July 2009
  4. ^ http://wesclark.com/rrr/islamic_rugby.html "Islam and Rugby" on the Rugby Readers review retrieved 2 July 2009

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