SRINAGAR: The selection trials for first Snow Professional Rugby kick started at Bakshi Stadium on Sunday here
Young and aspiring players participated in the trials for upcoming 4th Snow All India Rugby 7’s tournament at Gulmarg. This was stated in a statement.
The tournament will be held at Gulmarg in second week of February 2017,” said Sports Council Official.
Sports Council Secretary, Waheed-Ur-Rehman Parra while interacting with the players from different parts, expresses his happiness and said that Snow Rugby is getting popular day by day.
“Youth are enjoying Snow Rugby and one day will come when Snow Rugby will be the feature of the Winter National Games. Rugby Association of J&K State is working very hard for the promotion of Snow Rugby not only in the State but throughout the country,” said Parra.
He appreciated the role of the players in the said mission. “ We will always help to promote the event of snow rugby in the state as the Gulmarg is the best platform for the Snow Rugby and in future Snow Sports will further help having International events in our State.”