8/20/2016 - 19:22
15 teams from the country participated in this tournament that took place in the city of Gorgan. The high number of teams, their level of play & motivation combined with the support of senior national players from each respective province, made these games a memorable event for Rugby in Iran, even under rainy conditions!.
In preparation of these games, Mr. Amin Husseinzadeh, former Iran Rugby Coach provided lessons in training, regulations and working harmoniously with coaches & referees. Also, the Head of Iran Tag Rugby and National Rugby coach, Mr. Mehdi Hassanali presented invaluable guidance of Tag Rugby, its regulations & objectives for the participation teams.
The concluding ceremony was attended by the provincial sport authority. A special thanks goes to Ms. Nazanin Husseini whose effort was a key in the successful organization of this event.
In conclusion, after seeing this competition, Iran Rugby President Dr. H. Mirza Agha Baik said that 20 players will be called up for the upcoming competitions in Germany. Further information will be provided over the coming days.