Tag: rugby

First gay player of the All Blacks appreciates the support received

First gay player of the All Blacks appreciates the support received

Former New Zealand rugby union star Campbell Johnstone said on Tuesday he is “overwhelmed and honored” by the support he has received after becoming the first national team player to come out as gay. Johnstone, who defended the ‘All Blacks’ shirt in 2005, spoke openly about his sexuality in an interview with TVNZ’s Seven Sharp […]

Rugby, stricken with illness in the last action of the farewell match. shock in Argentina

Rugby, stricken with illness in the last action of the farewell match. shock in Argentina

Struck by illness on the field, in the last action of the last game of his career. Argentine rugby player Javier Cardoso died this way, aged 42, in the minutes that had to seal his farewell to the rugby that was being played. The tragedy happened in the game between the University Club of Santa […]

Rugby takes over Barranquila

Rugby takes over Barranquila

The tournament starts next Saturday 3 nations rugby for men in the capital of Atlantic Oceanin which the selected from Colombia, Paraguay Y Brazil. The clashes will be organized by the stadium facilities Romelio Martinez. In the first inning, the national team, better known as the toucansis measured before the alligators, team representing the Paraguayan […]

The Sebastián Palacios Rugby Tournament promises emotions at the Moderno stadium

The Sebastián Palacios Rugby Tournament promises emotions at the Moderno stadium

Rugby returns to the scene in Barranquilla with a new edition of the Sebastián Palacios Tournament, to be held from next Saturday to next Sunday at Julio Torres Modern Stadium, in the Atlantic capital. With the participation of clubs from different parts of the country, including Sincelejo, Montería, Cartagena, Norte de Santander and Barrancabermeja, this […]

Aldair Márquez, the local quota in the national rugby union team

Aldair Márquez, the local quota in the national rugby union team

Barranquilla dresses up to host another South American event. The Atlantic capital becomes the official location for the Men’s Tri-Nations Rugby Tournament which will be contested, from 20 to 28 August in the Romelio Martinez Stadium, where Colombia, Paraguay and Brazil will be the teams that will compete against each other to determine the big […]

Portugal qualified for the Men’s Rugby Sevens World Cup

Portugal qualified for the Men’s Rugby Sevens World Cup

© Portuguese Rugby Federation/Facebook Author: Lusa The Portuguese men’s rugby ‘sevens’ team qualified this Sunday for the World Cup of this sport, after winning both games in Bucharest on the second day of the European qualifying tournament. Portugal qualified for the final round as the best third-place team in Group A, after beating Poland 51-0 […]

The rugby sevens team has Barranquilla claw

The rugby sevens team has Barranquilla claw

But if Diego celebrates on one side, on the other Mariangel Charris also enjoy the honey of triumph. The call to the Selection, for the South American Youth Games, fills her with happiness. “This is the beginning of many good things for me,” says the 17-year-old girl with conviction in a dialogue with EL HERALDO. […]

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