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Men’s National Team Coach selected

The Finnish Rugby Federation is pleased to announce that Isaac Visser has been selected to continue coaching the Men’s National Team. Via a thorough selection process comprising of four candidates the SRL is happy for Isaac to continue in the role he took over upon the departure of the former coach. The SRL wishes every [...]

By | 2016-07-12T08:39:10+00:00 July 12th, 2016|News|2 Comments

7’s team selected for Paris and Amsterdam tournaments

7's team selected for Paris and Amsterdam tournaments The Women's 7's National Team have selected the line up for the upcoming tournaments in Paris and Amsterdam. These tournaments are in preparation for the European GPS. The Valkyrie will play 12-13.5 in France and 28-29.5 in Holland. Selection for Paris: Kaisla Parkkinen Satu Raudasoja Ulla Tuomainen [...]

By | 2016-04-13T17:58:03+00:00 April 13th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Women’s NT 7s Camp

Women's 7's national team started the year 2016 by having a camp at Eerikkilä sports institute. The roster is now complete, and the team has started to prepare for the European championships tournament in June. One of the main themes of the camp was to analyze France, which is the first opponent that Raivottaret will [...]

By | 2016-02-19T11:16:46+00:00 February 19th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Scrumqueens Coach of the year 2015

Finland women’s 7s national team head coach Lauri Ylönen received a remarkable recognition from the world’s leading women’s rugby media, Scrumqueens. Ylönen was named the international sevens coach of the year. Read his thoughts on the honour and Finnish rugby here: http://www.scrumqueens.com/features/lauri-ylönen-building-highway-top

By | 2016-02-23T13:45:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2016|Federation News, News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Compactfit sponsors women

Women’s national team has a new sponsor, Compactfit. Its resistance bands are a great addition to the players every day training. Check out the video of the ways to use the bands here: https://www.facebook.com/raivottaret/videos/992318680806615/ Suomen naisten maajoukkue on solminut yhteistyösopimuksen Compactfitin kanssa. Compactfitin vastuskuminauhat ovat loistava lisä pelaajien jokapäiväisiin treeneihin. Katso video kuminauhojen käyttötavoista täältä: [...]

By | 2016-02-23T13:49:56+00:00 January 15th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Naisten 7’s maajoukkue – loistava tulos

Suomen naiset Euroopan olympiakarsintaan 7-rugbyssa Ruotsi kaatui välierässä jatkoajalla 15.6.2015 Kaunas, Liettua Naisten 7-rugbyn Euroopan division A –turnaus pelattiin Kaunasissa, Liettuassa 13.-14.6. Suomen naisten rugbymaajoukkue sijoittui toiseksi, lunastaen näin nousun Euroopan top 12:een ja paikan Euroopan olympiakarsintaturnaukseen. Valmentaja Lauri Ylösen johdolla maajoukkue ylitti kirkkaasti tavoitteensa tiukassa turnauksessa. ”Töitä on tehty ja se näkyi kentällä”, summaa [...]

By | 2015-10-27T15:46:03+00:00 June 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Men’s Championship kicks off

The championship began on Saturday in a sunny Porvoo where Old Town Shamrocks hosted the Helsinki Warrriors.The visitors showed everyone why they are once again one of the favorites to win the championship. They won the match with an impressive 48-5 (0-20). Warriors controlled the game throughout the match.The ball was moved from side to [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:44+00:00 May 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments