Tahiti Rugby Union

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Tahiti Rugby Union
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1989
WR affiliation 1994
President Charles Tauziet

The Tahiti Rugby Union (French: Fédération Tahitienne de Rugby de Polynésie Française) is the governing body for rugby union in Tahiti. It was founded in 1989 and became affiliated to the International Rugby Board in 1994.

It is also a full member of the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU), which is the governing body for rugby union in Oceania.[1]

National teams

The Tahiti 15-a-side team has competed at the South Pacific Games in the 1970s and 80s, and more recently has played for the FORU Oceania Cup.[2] Tahiti fields teams in 7's competitions as well as 15's.[3][4] The national women's 7s team has also competed at the Pacific Games.[5]

See also

External links

Reference list

  1. "Samoa's Lefau Harry Schuster Re-elects to top FORU Post". samoarugbyunion.ws. 2012. Archived from the original on 19 May 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. "Tahiti Test Rugby Scores". rugbyinternational.net. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  3. "Two days of rugby union sevens". Cook Islands News. 10 January 2007. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  4. "Rugby sevens at the 2011 Pacific Games". XIVth Pacific Games. Archived from the original on 30 August 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  5. "2011 South Pacific Games - Rugby 7 Pool Summary - Women" (PDF). oceaniarugby.com. Retrieved 5 December 2013.