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24/03/2016 - 31/03/2017

France v Georgia in the finals of the Rugby Europe Championship 2016

Since last Friday, the Rugby Europe U18 Championship 2016 (Under 18 European Championship) has taken place in Lisbon, gathering the 16 best European nations, in a knock-outs system competition. 

16/03/2016 - 31/03/2017

Rugby Europe U18 Championships in Lisbon and Andorra

Top-ranked French junior side are the pick of the teams competing in Lisbon and Andorra across 16 days of elite youth rugby  Defending champions France will take on Spain in its firstgame of the 2016 U18 Rugby Europe Championship which begins on Friday 18 March in Lisbon, Portugal. The nine-day championship will see the cream of Europe’s youth rugby players compete for the title, which culminates in the final on Saturday 26 th March, all games live-streamed free of charge on

28/01/2015 - 31/03/2015

First GiR launch of 2015 in Cyprus

  From the 23 to the 25th of January, GiR Europe Manager Jose Gorrotxategui assisted in the official launch of Get into Rugby in Pafos Cyprus, in two activities coordinated by the Cyprus Rugby Union Technical Director, Nick Charalambides, and Cyprus RDO Rick Wadmore. 

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25/08/2014 - 31/10/2014

RUGBY EUROPE Launch for Medias

    Octavian Morariu, RUGBY EUROPE President and IOC Member, is pleased to invite  the press in the official launch of RUGBY EUROPE.  

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13/03/2013 - 17/03/2013

Presentation of the ENC1A Day 5

The Division 1A teams of the European Nations Cup will play the last 2013 matches.

09/03/2013 - 16/03/2013

Results of ENC1A Day 4

ENC 1A Day 4 Press Release

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05/03/2013 - 10/03/2013

Presentation of the ENC1A Day 4

The Division 1A teams of the European Nations Cup are back, after a week-end without international matches.  

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24/02/2013 - 09/03/2013

ENC 1A: Romania and Georgia call the shots, Spain is struggling

  The ENC 1A teams faced each other on Saturday 23rd February, third day of the European Nations Cup. Georgia and Romania confirmed their superiority. Portugal reacted with a burst of energy faced with the surprising performance of the Belgians. Finally, Spain tried hard to reach a first victory.  

11/02/2013 - 24/02/2013

Results of ENC1A Day 2


05/02/2013 - 28/02/2013

ENC1A - Highlight on Day 2 in ENC 1A

Just as the 6Nations teams, the 6 best teams of the European Nations Cup were back on track last weekend. Several tights matches took place: Portugal/Romania; Russia/Spain and Belgium/Georgia.

25/01/2013 - 28/02/2013

2013.1 - ENC is back on

The European Nations Cup, organised by FIRA-AER, will resume on 2nd February 2013 with three division 1A matches.

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15/06/2012 - 31/07/2012

2012-6 European Womens Sevens Series

The European Women’s Sevens Series (EWSS) will be held this week-end (16/17 June 2012) on the island of Ameland (Netherlands). This tournament is organised at the same time as a major Beach Rugby tournament so more than 5 000 players & fans will join the island in a festive atmosphere.

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30/05/2012 - 31/07/2012

2012-5. Kick off for the 7's Grand Prix Series

The FIRA-AER 7’s European Championship will start on 2/3 June 2012 in Lyon. The first round of the 2012 7’s Grand Prix Series will play the 12 best European 7’s teams over two days.

30/03/2012 - 30/06/2012

2012-4. U18 Quarter Press Releases

Press Releases at the end of Quarter Final of Elite Group

19/03/2012 - 19/04/2012

2012-3. European Nations Cup - Ukraine down to division 1B and Belgium up to division 1A

While Wales went for an11th Grand Slam in the 6 Nations tournament, the games played last week-end were decisive in the European division.

14/03/2012 - 31/03/2012

2012-2. European Nations Cup: a decisive week-end

While the 6 Nations tournament is drawing to a close, the European Nations Cup is in full swing. Several important matches will be played on Saturday 17th March 2012.

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25/01/2012 - 12/02/2012

2012-1 resumption European Nations Cup Division 1A

10 days ahead of the opening of the RBS 6 Nations tournament, FIRA-AER is getting ready for the first matches of the European Nations Cup division A. On February 4, not only will France play Italy and Scotland play England,but the program will also see Romania vs Portugal in Bucharest and Ukraine vs Georgia in Dnepropetrovsk. 

04/11/2011 - 30/11/2011

2011-20. U19 & qualifying tournament U18 in Romania

U18 qualifying tournament:  After day 2 of the U18 qualifying tournament with four teams, we are now in a position to announce the two squads that will play the 6 Nations teams in March 2012: Georgia and Portugal since they overshadowed the Romanian and the Belgian. The two leaders will play each other today to determine who will rank 7 and 8 in Madrid.   U19: Georgia and Russia on top  

24/10/2011 - 30/11/2011

2011-19. U19 European Championship/U18 qualifier

U18 & U19 coming soon

18/10/2011 - 30/11/2011

2011-18. European Nations Cup 2011-12

Results of the matches on 15th October and program of Saturday 22nd October 2011

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12/10/2011 - 30/11/2011

2011-17. European Nations Cup - start of season 2011-12

12 European Nations Cup matches in October 2011.

05/07/2011 - 31/12/2011

2011-16. 7's Grand Prix Series

 Please find attached the press releases related to the 7's Grand Prix Series.

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15/06/2011 - 31/07/2011

2011-15 7's Grand Prix Series in Lyon

As a new 7’s rugby competition in Europe, the 7’s Grand Prix Series will start in Lyon, in the Vuillermet stadium on 18/19th June. In the city of the famous rugby club, the Lou, 12 teams from all over Europe will face each other to win the first round of this 4-stage tournament. After Lyon, the program will follow with Moscow (25/26th June), Barcelona (9/10th July) and finally Bucharest (16/17th July) where the winner will be crowned.

01/06/2011 - 31/07/2011

2011-14 Beginning of the Women's 7's European Championship

The Women’s 7’s European Championship will start on 4/5 June with Group B.

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29/04/2011 - 31/05/2011

2011-13 Women's European Trophy

The Women European Trophy is taking place in La Coruna, Spain (30 April to 8 may).

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16/04/2011 - 10/04/2012

U18 European Championship Justin Bridou

During the competition, FIRA-AER edits press releases. You can consult its

13/04/2011 - 30/04/2011

2011-11 ENC

The European Nations Cup is still on

2011 U18 logo

12/04/2011 - 30/04/2011

2011-10 U18

Final arrangements for the U18 Justin Bridou European Championship

05/04/2011 - 30/04/2011

2011-8 U18

U18 Justin Bridou European Championship: the Organisation Committee in a turmoil

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15/03/2011 - 14/09/2011

2011-8 Georgia European Champion in 2011

After its victory against Romania on 12th March, Georgia becomes 2011 European Champion of the European Nations Cup for division 1A.

08/03/2011 - 08/04/2011

2011-7 ENC Matches on 12/03

Revival of activity in the European Nations Cup

New logo

24/02/2011 - 31/12/2011

2011-4 New logo

Since the FIRA-AER is expanding, an evolution of its logo and its visual identity was necessary. As an important vehicle for communication, it had to be uncluttered and clear.  

25/01/2011 - 30/06/2011

2011-2 ETS

See the ETS (Association of European Team Sports) press release on the European Commission cmmunication on sport.

01/01/2011 - 30/12/2011

2011-1 - European Nations Cup 2010-2012

Division 1A - the best teams will start the matches on 5th February The very first game between Portugal and Romania will be held on 5th February. Portugal will try to blot out a bad 2009/2010 season, whilst Romania, title holder will try to prove that it has become (again) a great European team.

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09/12/2010 - 30/12/2011

2010-2 - New website

The new FIRA-AER website is now online. More dynamic and information-oriented, it points out the FIRA-AER will to carry on the improvement of its communication

2010 IRB V Pugh Trophy to JC Baqué photo 4: Christelle Glémet

06/12/2010 - 31/12/2011

2010-1 - Vernon Pugh Award

The IRB present Jean-Claude BAQUE with the Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Services.

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