Malaysian Rugby Union

Malaysian Rugby Union
Kesatuan Ragbi Malaysia
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1921 (as Malaya Rugby Union)
IRB affiliation 1988
ARFU affiliation 1987
President Dato' Haji Muhammad Muhiyuddin Haji Abdullah
Official website www.mru.org.my

Malaysian Rugby Union (Malay: Kesatuan Ragbi Malaysia) is the governing body for rugby union in Malaysia. It was founded in 1921 and became affiliated to the International Rugby Board in 1988. They organise the annual Malaysia Sevens tournament.

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History

The Malaya Rugby Union (as it was then) was founded in 1921 and joined the IRFB in 1988.[1][2][3] The founder members were Selangor, Ipoh District, Singapore, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan.[3]

It is a founding member of the Asian Rugby Football Union.[4]

Malaysia Rugby Union Council Members 2007/2010

  • President  : Dato' Haji Muhammad Muhiyuddin Haji Abdullah
  • Deputy President  : Dato' Seri Hj Abu Raihan bin Wan Jaafar
  • Vice President  : Safaruddin Mohammad
    Ahmad Fuad Daud
  • Honorary Secretary General  : M. Suhaimi Zainuddin
  • Assistant Honorary Secretary General : Shaharuddin Khalid
  • Honorary Treasurer  : Abang Najamuddin Jamlus

Affiliates

  • Selangor Selangor Rugby Union
  • Perlis Perlis Rugby Association
  • Kedah Kedah Rugby Association
  • Johor Johor Rugby Union
  • Terengganu Terengganu Rugby Association
  • Kelantan Kelantan Rugby Association
  • Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan Rugby Union
  • Perak Perak Rugby Union
  • Penang Penang Rugby Association
  • Pahang Pahang Rugby Union
  • Sarawak Sarawak Rugby Union
  • Malacca Malacca Rugby Union
  • Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Rugby Union
  • Sabah Sabah Rugby Union
  • Malaysia Royal Malaysian Police Sport Council
  • Malaysia Malaysian Armed Forces Sport Council
  • Putrajaya Putrajaya Rugby Association

See also

References

  1. ^ Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1 86200 013 3) p71
  2. ^ Rugby in Asia, Malaysia page retrieved 1st July, 2009
  3. ^ a b http://www.mru.org.my/ver3/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19&Itemid=27 MRU History page Retrieved 1st July, 2009
  4. ^ http://wesclark.com/rrr/islamic_rugby.html "Islam and Rugby" on the Rugby Readers review retrieved 2nd July, 2009

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