Unión Cordobesa de Rugby
|Unión Cordobesa de Rugby|
|President||Gustavo Paz |
|Men's coach||Guillermo Taleb|
The Córdoba Rugby Union (Spanish: Unión Cordobesa de Rugby) (also known for its initials UCR) is the organisational body that rules the game of rugby union in Córdoba Province (Argentina). Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, with a capacity of 57,000, is used for rugby matches.
The union was founded on April 20, 1931, in order to encourage the practice of rugby union in Córdoba Province.
In recent years the union has become the fastest growing provincial union in the country, going from 19 clubs in the 1980s to around 40 clubs twenty years later.
- 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2009, 2011, 2012
Clubs from the province play in the Torneo de Córdoba. This provincial competition is divided into 2 main divisions: Zona Superior and Zona Ascenso.
The Superior division includes 12 clubs competing for the provincial title.
Clubs affiliated to UCR as of June, 2012:
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