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10th edition of the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival at the University Stadium

09, April 2018
Thousands of players from all over the world competed in a youth rugby tournament on the weekend of April 7 and 8.
  • [Translate to Inglês:] 10ª edição do Portugal Rugby Youth Festival
    [Translate to Inglês:] 10ª edição do Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

The 10th edition of the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival was held this weekend at the Lisboa University Stadium. The finals, under heavy rain, took place on April 8 and Sónia Paixão, head of the Department of Sport of the City Council, participated in the awards ceremony.

This year's figures are proof of the growth of the Festival: 3 thousand players, 350 games, 100 teams and 30 referees. This edition had the debut of countries such as Zimbabwe, Gibraltar and Malta, as well as three teams from South Africa, one of the world's greatest rugby powerhouses.

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