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Team India dominates Bangladesh 82-0 to qualify for Asia Rugby Division 3 Playoffs

Team India dominates Bangladesh 82-0 to qualify for Asia Rugby Division 3 Playoffs

Kolkata, Nov 25 (UNI) Indian National Men’s Rugby Team beat Bangladesh in the final match of the Asia Rugby Division 3 - South Region tournament played at the Rabindra Sarobar stadium, here with a score of 82-0 on Friday.
"The government of West Bengal would be delighted to host the next Asia Rugby Playoffs tournament which will be held soon and is happy to have hosted this tournament and welcome Nepal and Bangladesh to our wonderful state. We also hope that this tournament has inspired youth athletes all around the state to take up the sport." said Aroop Biswas, State Minister in Charge, Department of Youth Services and Sports.
‘’It is in the ethos of Rugby that if you want to move forward, you have to move forward as a team. There are many members of the team that we have to thank for the great success of the Asian Rugby Championships Division 3 South. The West Bengal government for all the cooperation and affection, the staff of the Rabindra Sarobar complex for a marvellous tournament and excellent facilities, the CCFC club for all their help in conducting the tournament, the Bengal Olympic Association for their support and belief in Rugby in Bengal and finally to Bangladesh and Nepal Rugby for coming across and putting up such a spirited show," said Rahul Bose, President, Rugby India at the closing ceremony of the tournament.

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