Gulmarg: The 2 days 3rd National Snow Rugby 7’s Championship 2017 which was inaugurated by the Assistant Director Tourism here at Golf course, Gulmarg today.
Teams from 10 states of Uttrakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and host Jammu and Kashmir took part in both Men’s and Women’s Snow Rugby Championship.
Speaking on the occasion the chief guest said the Snow Rugby is a unique event and I appreciate J&K Rugby Association for holding this mega event in Kashmir.
We are very thankful to secretary Sports council, Waheed ur Rehman for sponsoring this event and also thankful to tourism department for the support and assistance for making this event successful.
The J&K Men register it’s first victory by defeating Rajasthan by 15 /0. The second match was played between Chattisgarh and Punjab and where Chattisgarh won by 5/0 score line. In another match Bihar beat UP by 17/0 scoreline.
The 2nd match of the J&K Men is with the Jharkhand. The championship was organised by state Rugby Association and sponsored by J&K State Sports Council.