Praga Rugby

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Praga Rugby
PragaRugby.jpg
Full name Rugby Club Praga Praha
Founded 1944
Location Prague, Czech Republic
President Czech Republic Zdeněk Žák, Sr.
Coach(es) Czech Republic Eduard Krützner, Jr.
Captain(s) Czech Republic Petr Čížek
League(s) KB Extraliga
2013-14 1st
1st kit
2nd kit

Praga Rugby is a Czech rugby club based in Prague. They currently play in the KB Extraliga and are considered to be one of the strongest teams in the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1944.

Honours[edit]

  • Czechoslovak Championships
    • 1948, 1955, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1972, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 2002, 2014, 2015
  • KB Extraliga

Former names[edit]

  • 1944-45 Radostně Vpřed
  • 1945-48 LTC Praha
  • 1949-50 TJ Textilia Praha (Tělovýchovná jednota Textilia Praha)
  • 1951–52 TJ Sokol Autopraga (Tělovýchovná jednota Sokol Autopraga)
  • 1953–67 TJ Spartak AZKG Praha
  • 1968–2006 TJ Praga Praha (Tělovýchovná jednota Praga Praha)
  • 2007– RC Praga Praha

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Michal Novák Hooker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Jan Jung Hooker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Petr Kalina Prop Czech Republic Czech Republic
Tomáš Matras Prop Romania Romania
Zbyněk Šroubek Prop Czech Republic Czech Republic
David Staněk Prop Czech Republic Czech Republic
Erich Schreiber Prop Czech Republic Czech Republic
Michal Novák, St. Lock Czech Republic Czech Republic
Tomáš Holovský Lock Czech Republic Czech Republic
Robert Voves Lock Czech Republic Czech Republic
Radim Backa Flanker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Jiří Boháček Flanker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Martin Charvát Flanker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Sebastian Náse Flanker Czech Republic Czech Republic
Martin Boháč Number 8 Czech Republic Czech Republic
Michal Kulhánek Number 8 Czech Republic Czech Republic
Player Position Union
Richard Novák Scrum-half Czech Republic Czech Republic
Pavel Syrový Scrum-half Czech Republic Czech Republic
Tomáš Bartůněk Scrum-half Czech Republic Czech Republic
Petr Čížek (c) Fly-half Czech Republic Czech Republic
Karel Jung Centre Czech Republic Czech Republic
Pavel Hodan Centre Czech Republic Czech Republic
Jakub Fuchs Centre Czech Republic Czech Republic
Filip Fuchs Centre Czech Republic Czech Republic
Jan Chupík Wing Czech Republic Czech Republic
David Novák Wing Czech Republic Czech Republic
Filip Felix Wing Czech Republic Czech Republic
Tomáš Forst Fullback Czech Republic Czech Republic
Jakub Žalud Fullback Czech Republic Czech Republic

Team Management[edit]

  • Head Coach: Eduard Krützner, Jr.
  • Physio: Jan Čermák
  • Athletic Coach: Jiří Mužík

External links[edit]