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Posted at: Aug 12, 2019, 7:54 AM; last updated: Aug 12, 2019, 7:54 AM (IST)

Rugby girls second best in Asian meet

Rugby girls second best in Asian meet
The Indian women’s rugby team strikes a pose.

New Delhi, August 11

The Indian women’s rugby team settled for silver after losing to Philippines (12-19) in the final of the Asia Rugby Sevens Trophy in Jakarta. 

Three girls, Hupi Majhi, Sumitra Nayak and Meerarani Hembram were from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar. Philippines, undefeated in the tournament, gained a promotion to the top-tier Asia Rugby Women’s Series. 

The Indian men’s team was crowned the plate winners after beating Indonesia 21-17 in the final. — TNS

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