Russia

France overcome Russia to clinch first leg of Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series

France managed to resist Russia in the final with a 12-19 triumph as they went on to clinch the first leg of the 2018 Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis.
1 July 2018

Russia qualify for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Russia have progressed to the 2019 World Cup as Europe 1 after World Rugby has sanctioned Spain, Belgium and Romania for fielding ineligible players.
16 May 2018

Great Britain Royals claim victory at the Gdynia Sevens

Great Britain Royals beat Great Britain Lions 26-14 in the final of the Gdynia Sevens in Poland, but Russia tops the overall standings to claim the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series title.
18 July 2016

Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series continues in Exeter

The Summer of Sevens continues with Olympic hopefuls in action in South-West England
6 July 2016

France claim Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens title

22-12 Cup final win over Russia seals victory in Kazan
13 June 2016

Great Britain make sevens debut at Rugby Europe Moscow Sevens

Great Britain kicked off their 2016 Olympic sevens challenge by making their debut at the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix in Moscow this weekend.
7 June 2016

Romania take on Russia in key European Nations Cup 2016

The European Nations Cup returns this weekend with its third round of matches, three exciting games all streamed live and free of charge on RugbyEurope.tv, the new digital streaming service from Rugby Europe, the governing body responsible for the promotion, development, administration and management of international competitions for the 48 member unions across Europe
24 February 2016

November Autumn Internationals Round 4 Preview

The November Autumn Rugby Internationals Round 4 features ten mouth-watering matches including the All Blacks vs Ireland match which is sure to see history made
22 November 2013

Finding the next Argentina: Tier 2 nation's quest for parity

Rugby is often referred to as a global game, implying its tentacles stretch into every continent. In fact, it is global in appeal but it is far from globally competitive.
20 November 2012

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Ireland 62 - 12 Russia

Declan Kidney had made 10 changed to the side that started in the shock defeat of Australia, but the side gelled from the offset, immediately causing Russia some problems
25 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Preview - Ireland vs Russia

Ireland will look to continue their good form against minnows Russia at the Rotorua International Stadium.
24 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Italy 53-17 Russia

Italy sent a stark warning to their group C rivals today as they eased to a nine try victory over Russia.
20 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Match Report - Russia 6 - 13 USA

In what can only be described as torrential weather conditions, the USA grabbed their first victory of the World Cup against dogged debutants Russia.
15 September 2011

Rugby World Cup Game Preview - USA vs Russia

Thursday morning sees Russia make their Rugby World Cup debut. The Eastern Europeans are the only side in this year's tournament never to have made the finals in previous years
14 September 2011

Russia vs USA - A diamond game in the rough?

On 15th September Russia will take on USA at New Plymouth in the first "final" of this year's RWC. We all know that neither Russia nor USA will progress past the group stages
13 September 2011

Russia - a future top 10 nation?

Two months from now the rugby world will be gripped with World cup fever. Already preparations are well under way, both for the organizers and for the nations involved
12 July 2011

Rugby World Cup 2011 - Ones To Watch Part 1: Northern Hemisphere

Ovidiu Tonita plies his trade in France with Perpignan. Tonita previously played lock for Romania, however now he plays at No.8 or Flanker
24 May 2011