India Won Silver at Asian Rugby Trophy

The Indian Women’s team won silver at the Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy held at Vientiane, Laos.

The team participated under the aegis of the Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU), the governing body for the sport of Rugby in India and supported by Societe Generale, the financial partner of Rugby India.

A total of seven countries from across Asia including South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, India and hosts Laos vied for top honours in the Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy.

The seven teams that participated in this tournament played on a Round Robin basis.

As per Asia Rugby’s tournament statistics, Hupi Majhi from Odisha, India was one among the top three Try Scorers of the tournament and Meerarani Hembram was the third highest in the conversions.