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12/05/16

Iran women's rugby sevens team vice champion at Germany tournament

Source: Press TV

 Iran national women's under-22 rugby sevens team has made quite an achievement at a four-team round-robin tournament in Germany, finishing in the second place at the end of the event.


Iran national women's under-22 rugby sevens team

The Iranian squad, which had been camping in the German capital city of Berlin for more than a week, subdued the USV Potsdam Rugby club 26-9 in its third and final match on Saturday, the Islamic Republic of Iran Federation of Sport Associations website reported.

Earlier, the Iranian sportswomen had sustained a 5-19 loss at the hands of counterparts from AK Rugby club in their second meet.

The Persians routed the Berliner SV 92 Rugby club 29-0 in their opening encounter.

Iran national women's under-22 rugby sevens team had Asma Fakhri, Asma Babajani, Parisa Garavand, Mona Maydani, Zahra Rastgou-Moghaddam, Motahhareh Saffari, Ghazaleh Sarcheshmeh, Mahdieh Dehqan, Shaghayegh Zainali, Zahra Kalhor, Mehrsa Khalafi, Umulbanin Mohseni, Sheida Dadashi, Haniyeh Alinejad and Haniyeh Makki in its line-up during the four-team tournament in Germany.

Nazanin Hosseini led the team as head coach and Atousa Mirhadi was the outfit's manager.

Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players playing seven-minute halves, instead of the usual 15 players playing 40-minute halves.

Rugby sevens is administered by World Rugby, which is the body responsible for Rugby Union worldwide.

About Rugby Sevens:

Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players playing seven-minute halves, instead of the usual 15 players playing 40-minute halves. Rugby sevens is administered by World Rugby, the body responsible for Rugby Union worldwide. (read more)

 

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