‘Moufflons’ living precariously: the brief history of rugby union in Cyprus

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The chapter initially discusses the evolution of sport in Cyprus and the moves to explore the development of rugby union in Cyprus. The chapter also discusses possible adaptations that could occur to help the game in Cyprus as rugby union continues to evolve globally. The chapter documents the major findings that have emerged from research and includes a number of recommendations for the future development of rugby union from the perspective of Cyprus. Specifically, the chapter is structured as follows:

•The growth and development of rugby union game in Cyprus
•The development of sustainability of the national Cyprus rugby team
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRugby in Global Perspective: Playing on the Periphery
EditorsJohn Harris, Nicholas Wise
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9780429320460
ISBN (Print)9780367335397
Publication statusPublished - 2 Aug 2019


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