Rio Rugby Club Host Beach Tournament and Prepares for 2017

After all the growth that accompanied the inclusion of the sport in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Rugby has taken off in Brazil.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio Rugby Club, one of the oldest and most established in the state, has just hosted their annual beach rugby tournament over the weekend and has reorganized for 2017. After all the growth that accompanied the Rio 2016 Olympic inclusion of the sport, the field has opened up.

Brazilian Edgard Freitas Cardoso is the new president of the club this year, and 2017 is the first time that the entire management of the . . .

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