Romanian Rugby Federation

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Romanian Rugby Federation
Federația Română de Rugby
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Sport Rugby union
Founded 1931
WR affiliation 1987
Rugby Europe affiliation 1934
President Romania Alin Petrache
Men's coach Wales Lynn Howells (2012–present)
Website http://www.frr.ro/

The Romanian Rugby Federation (Romanian: Federația Română de Rugby, FRR) is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in Romania. The federation comprises 7,000 members and 80 clubs.

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It was formed in 1931 and were founder members of the Fédération Internationale de Rugby Amateur, now known as Rugby Europe.

It became affiliated to the International Rugby Football Board, now known as World Rugby, in 1987 when Romania were invited to take part in the inaugural World Cup.

Octavian Morariu won the election for the presidency of the FRR, and he and his team started the reconstruction of Romanian rugby union. He left the FRR to become the President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR). Morariu was replaced at the helm by George Straton, one of his closest associates. The current president of FRR is Alin Petrache.

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