Rugby union in Mali

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Rugby Union in Mali is a minor but growing sport.

Governing body

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

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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]

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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