Rugby Union Clubs in Czech Republic
The Czech Rugby League / Union setup has been increasing steadily over the past 21 years, particularly after the collapse of communism in the country and the break up of the old Czechoslovakia. At the moment there are 17 Czech Rugby Clubs in the Czech Republic playing Rugby Union, the premier league sponsored by KB Extraliga consists of 10 teams, of which 4 are from Prague, they are RC Sparta Praha / RC Tatra Smichov / RK Petrovice / RC Praga. The Rugby season runs from August to November, then breaks for winter and resumes March to June. At all levels Rugby is progressing, the youth setup is strong and there is even a ladies Rugby league.
The full list of Clubs in the CR are listed below, the first list are the teams currently in the top KB EXTRALIGA........
KB EXTRALIGA CLUBS
RC CLUB DRAGON BRNO
RC CLUB JIMI VYSKOV
RC CLUB HAVIROV
RC PRAGA PRAHA
RC SLAVIA PRAHA
RC SPARTA PRAHA
RC TATRA SMICHOV
OTHERS - ARC IURIDICA / RC SEDLCANY / RC CLUB
MARIANSKE HORY / RC OLD BOYS PRAHA / RC BRNO BYSTRC / RC
PRELOUC / RC ZLIN
Rugby League Clubs in Czech Republic
A few years ago the Rugby League was introduced in the Czech Republic, there now is a league formed of 4 clubs listed below, and there is also a Czech national team who have already played several International matches with Serbia, Germany and Holland.
The game is also taking off at junior level with International tournaments already under way. The present senior league is called the Europe Shield, the clubs involved are:
EUROPE SHIELD CLUBS
BEROUN BLACK PANTHERS
VRCHLABI MAD SQUIRRELS
Other associated clubs outside the League are Praslavice, Brno, Chrudim and Hradec Kralove.
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