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Rugby union in Mali

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Rugby union in Mali

Rugby union in Mali is a minor but growing sport.

Contents

  • Governing body 1
  • History 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

Governing body

The governing body for the sport is the Fédération Malienne de Rugby (Malienne Rugby Federation).[1]

History

Mali was formerly a French colony, and the game was first introduced there by French expatriates. In recent years, the game has been played mostly by native Malians.

Mali has a long-established union and players come from all walks of life. [2]

See also

External links

  • IRB Mali page
  • CAR
  • Mali to host African U-18 Rugby Championship
  • Niger retain Africa CAR Development Trophy
  • (French) Archives du Rugby: Mali

References

  1. ^ IRB.com retrieved 2 July 2009
  2. ^ http://wesclark.com/rrr/islamic_rugby.html "Islam and Rugby" on the Rugby Readers review retrieved 2 July 2009


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