Milan to host EUSA Rugby 7's Championship 2017
Milan (Italy) will host the next European Universities Championship (EUS) in Rugby 7s. The Inspection visit, done by EUSA Sports Manager Mr Patrik Perosa and EUSA Technical Delegate Mr Jack Jacobs, was organized in the period October 23-25, 2016.
The Organizing Committee – CUS Milano, chaired by Mr Alessandro Castelli, presented two options for the event. The first option is the Bicocca stadium which will completely reconstructed (playing ground, tribunes, dressing rooms etc.) in the following 7 months.
The second option will be used only in case the reconstruction works will not finish on time – Giuriati sport centre (playing ground with natural grass). Students will be accommodated in hotels which are near Bicocca stadium, in Campus Martinitt Residence Hall or in hotels near Giuriati sport centre.
The Championship will be organized in the year of celebrating the 70th Anniversary of CUS Milano Rugby, which is the rugby branch division of CUS Milano. Founded in 1947, it wants to thrill people in playing rugby at all levels. CUS Milano Rugby is in charge of organization about the activity for every team from Under 6 to Under 18. On the senior level, team A plays in the National B League and team B plays in the Regional League. CUS Milano Rugby includes also a promotional women team.
The European Universities Rugby 7's Championship will be taking place between July 20 and 23. The registration starts in December; for more information, please see www.rugby7s2017.eusa.eu.