Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, April 23 2009:
A joint meeting of Manipur Olympic Association, Manipur Rugby union and Amateur Rugby Association Manipur held today has resolved differences between the two rugby units.
The meeting was attended by representatives of MOA's Affiliation and Recognition Sub Committee and the two rugby units consequently leading to consensus on the formation of United Rugby Football Union Manipur.
The meeting participants emphasised on unifying the two rugby units to facilitate better preparation of State's rugby team for the jharkhand National Games.
It was also agreed inprinciple for the unified rugby units to function under the Rugby Football Union of India whom the Indian Olympic Association had granted recognition.
The meeting also resolved upon entrusting MOA to initiate and complete relevant procedures and the act swiftly in preparation of the National Games.