Rugby union in French Guiana

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Rugby union in French Guiana
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CountryFrench Guiana
Governing body French Rugby Federation
Comité Territorial de Rugby de Guyane
National team(s) French Guiana

Rugby union in French Guiana is a minor but growing sport.

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Governing body

The Comité Territorial de Rugby de Guyane is a committee under the umbrella of the French Rugby Federation which is the governing body for rugby union within French Guiana.

History

Rugby was first introduced to French Guiana by the French. More talented players tend to leave for Metropolitan France.

There have been occasional games against sides from the Caribbean islands, and nearby countries such as Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana. Most of its rugby contacts are either with them, or with France itself.

Honour board

See also

Reference list

  1. "Guyane (France) Championnat et Coupe" [French Guiana Championship and Cup]. rugby-encyclopedie.com (in French). Archived from the original on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.

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