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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | May 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Women’s 7’s Domestic Series

Vantaa 7’s – First leg of Women’s 7s Championship The first leg of the women’s 7’s championship in 2015 was played in Myyrmäkihalli, Vantaa on Jan 6, organised by Vantaan Salamapallo rugbyklubi. Six teams from five clubs participated: Helsinki, Tampere, Vaasa, VASP, Warriors Black and Warriors Gold. Jyväskylä, Pori and Turku were also represented as [...]

By | January 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Finland-Norway Match Report

On a bleak Saturday in Myllypuro, The Finland Senior Men's National Team were preparing to kick off their 2014-16 ENC 2D season again Norway. Finland were feeling confident after finishing the 2012-14 season on a high by comfortably beating Bosnia in Turku and securing a place in the 2D competition. From the moment the referee [...]

By | October 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

A picture tells a 1000 words

Finland faced Norway in the 1st match of the 2014-16 ENC 2D season.  and, they rocked it.  Winning 32-10. This was a massive win for Finland, not having beaten Norway since 1991. This win will move them up to 98th in the IRB official rankings, 1 place behind Norway and also to 2nd place in [...]

By | October 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Men’s squad against Norway

The following persons have been selected to represent Finland in the upcoming game against Norway, to be played at Myllypuro on 04.10.2014 FORWARDS Mikael Ahola Karl Filtness Janne Heinänen Robert Hussey Aaro Katainen Mauno Konttila Aleksi Laitinen Juha Rainvuori Marko Sallert Kalle Salminen Semu Salmivalli Kalle Valimäki Marko Vikstedt BACKS Tumppi Finell Christiaan Freeman Arsi [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|News|0 Comments