Premier campaign during Ramadhan

7 January 2019 – Malaysia will face another challenge in the 2019 Asia Rugby Championship Premier campaign. They will play 2 matches in the holy month of Ramadhan. More than 50% of Malaysian player is a Muslim and that can be a challenge as they will need to be fasting while playing the games. Malaysia…

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Under 18 perfect run to the title

10 December 2018 – Malaysia rugby fan celebrates the second title for the national team on the Asia Rugby level yesterday. Malaysia 7s Under 18 team lifted the Under 18 title as they went unbeaten to top the table of 7 competing teams. Malaysia started the first day with a great result as they overcame…

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Double delight for Knight

6 August 2018 – Fresh from winning their first title in Kuching a week ago, SMK Tunku Ismail Under 13 team continue their outstanding performance to win their second title last weekend. HSBP 10s saw the Knight rise and conquered the HSBP Green and mark their arrival as the team to beat in the national…

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The 12 players to Japan

2 August 2018 – Malaysia Rugby Union has announced the 12 players who will play in Japan this week. The Malaysia 7s will be participating in the Asia Invitational 7s – Sapporo. The two days tournament will see Malaysia 7s team take on the Chinese Taipei, Japan SDS and Japan Youth team. It will be…

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Pengerang TCS 10s thundered SSTMI

1 August 2018 – The first ever Pengerang Thunderstorm Championship School 10s (Pengerang TCS 10s) exceed their expectation with participation from school and academy from all over Malaysia. 46 teams made it to the 2 days tournament which took place at the Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School, Bandar Penawar. All the three categories were played…

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Player welfare – What we normally ignore

The original post by Faridahidayu Amrizal (Former Development Officer of Malaysia Rugby Union) Peace Be Upon You . 2cent During the Match Commissioner World Rugby course, there are two important things that I learned and should be considered in all planning/decisions to be done. The two are: – 1 – Player Welfare 2 – Time…

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A group of death

30 July 2018 – The draw for the rugby in the 2018 SUKMA Perak has been made today and it raised lots of eyebrows. 14 teams will participate in the Men while only 9 teams will play in the women category. There will be four groups in the men as Pool A and B will…

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Sapporo will decide the team

27 July 2018 – Malaysia 7s team will be heading to Japan as they continue their preparation for the upcoming Asia Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. To this date, this Asia Invitational 7s in Sapporo will be the last tournament for the national team before the Games. Four teams including Malaysia will take part in the…

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Agong Cup to kick off in October

25 July 2018 – Malaysia Rugby Union has released the schedule for the 2018 Agong Cup. It will be a brand new format for this year as teams are being divided into 3 division. All the semi-finalist in 2017 will be in the Premier Division. 2017 Champion, Johor will take on Terengganu, Kedah and Perak…

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Rugby – The Haunting Game

1. Last weekend I had the privilege to attend the prestigious U-16 SBP 7s Rugby Tournament hosted by SEMESTI (Sekolah Menengah Sains Teluk Intan) in Perak. SBP stands for “Sekolah Berasrama Penuh” or “Fully Residential School” under the Ministry of Education. I attended the tournament to lend my support to my son, Muhammad Ikmal, school…

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