SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir men’s as well as women’s rugby teams emerged winners in the National Snow Rugby 7’s Championship 2017 held at Golf Course, Gulmarg.
The men team trounced Bihar by 17- 0, while the women team overcame their opponents Rajasthan by scoring ten goals in one sided match with opponents unable to open their score.
Teams from 10 states across including Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and host Jammu and Kashmir took part in both men and women categories.
Speaking on the occasion MLA Tangmarg, Abbas Wani appreciated J&K Rugby Association for holding this event in Kashmir and said the Snow Rugby is a unique sport which needs to promoted on larger scale.
J&K Rugby Association extended gratitude to the Sports Council for sponsoring this event and Tourism Department for their support and assistance for making the event successful.
Secretary Sports Council, Waheed-ur- Rehman Parra, Members of the Sports Council, Raouf Tramboo and Nazir Ahmed were present on the occasion.