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In july 1998 Lignano Sabbiadoro is the venue of the first Italian Beach Rugby Championship’s Master Final.
It’s a final ruled by underdogs: in the male tournament first place for Facoceri Roma over Padova Beach, in the female tournament Grazia Deledda Cagliari overcome Red Panthers Treviso.Post Views: 269
In 2001 Lignano Beach Rugby is once again international, with teams from Italy, Austria, England, Slovenia and Croatia.
The trophy goes to Padova Beach and is lifted by Aldo Aceto, a former italian player and coach who sadly passed away a few days ago. Rest in peace, Aldo!Post Views: 274
July 1994: for the second time, on Camping Pino Mare’s beach in Lignano Riviera, 15 teams from Italy, Austria, Slovenia and Ireland compete to win the Bridge Park Beach Rugby Trophy.
The tournament is filmed by local television Telefriuli; honored guests are arch. Forster, Councillor for Sports in the Municipality of Lignano, Ariano Venturini, President of Italian North East Rugby’s Committee and Sergio Dordolo, representative of Italian Federation in Udine’s Province.
For the first time in Italy also two female teams play a beach rugby match: the result is a draw between Alpago and Rovigo.
In the men’s tournament, the final is Feltre against Mogliano, with the latter winning their second staight trophy.Post Views: 324