Tahiti Rugby Union

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 (now World Rugby) in 1994.

Tahiti Rugby Union
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SportRugby union
Founded1989 (1989)
World Rugby affiliation1994
Oceania Rugby affiliation??
PresidentCharles Tauziet

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

National teamsEdit

The Tahiti 15-a-side team has competed at the South Pacific Games in the 1970s and 80s, and more recently has won the FORU Oceania Cup in 2017 against rivals Cook Islands.[2] Tahiti fields teams in 7s competitions as well as 15s.[3][4] The national women's 7s team has also competed at the Pacific Games.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 9 July 2019. 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.

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