Unión Marplatense de Rugby

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Mar del Plata Rugby Union
Unión Marplatense de Rugby
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1951; 63 years ago (1951)
President Rodolfo Gastaldi
Men's coach Fabián Maldonado
Official website http://unionrugbymdp.org/

The Mar del Plata Rugby Union (Spanish: Uniòn Marplatense de Rugby) is the organisational body that rules the game of rugby union in Mar del Plata town and boundary, part of the Buenos Aires Province. The stadium of Villa Marista is used for rugby matches of the selection.

The union was founded on 27 October 1951 and become member of Unión Argentina de Rugby in November 1951.

Current members[edit]

As of November, 2013 [1]

Teams participating
Team City
Azul Rugby Azul
Biguá RC [a] Mar del Plata
Camarones RC Pinamar
Campo de Pato Balcarce
Los Cardos RC Tandil
Los 50 Tandil
Comercial RC [a] Sierra de los Padres
Gnomos RC Mar de Ajó
Jockey Club Mar del Plata
Mar del Plata Club [a] Mar del Plata
Miramar RC Miramar
Náutico Necochea
Necochea RC Necochea
Pampas RC Dolores
Pueyrredón RC Mar del Plata
Remo RC Azul
San Ignacio Rugby Mar del Plata
Sporting Mar del Plata
Trinity RC Mar del Plata
Uncas RC Tandil
Unión del Sur Mar del Plata
Universitario Mar del Plata
Villa Gesell RC Villa Gesell

Competition[edit]

Clubs from the province play in the "Torneo de Mayor". The First division includes 10 clubs competing for the provincial title. The union is represented in the Campeonato Argentino, a competition in which each of the 24 unions that make up the Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR) participate.

Titles[edit]

1961

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Founding member, apart from Comercial RC, Industrial RC, and Nacional RC which are no longer affiliated to the union.

References[edit]

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