- Zimbabwe Rugby Union
National rugby union
unionname = Zimbabwe Rugby Union
logosize = 100px
founded = 1895
IRB = ??
region = FIRA-AER
regionyear = 1996
president = Bryn Williams
url = http://www.zimbabwerugby.com/The Zimbabwe Rugby Union was founded in
1895as the Rhodesia Rugby Football Union, and is the governing body of rugby unionin Zimbabwe.
Pioneer Columnarrived in Rhodesiafrom the Cape Provincein 1890it brought with it the countries first rugby players. The oldest clubs in the country were formed in 1894in Bulawayoand the Rhodesia Rugby Football Union was founded one year later in 1895.
1980the Rhodesia Rugby Football Union was renamed the Zimbabwe Rugby Union when the country's name changed as well.
Today, rugby union is a popular minority sport in
Zimbabwe, though nowhere near as popular as football or cricket.
Zimbabwe national rugby union team
* [http://www.zimbabwerugby.com Zimbabwe Rugby Union]
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