Romania Disqualified

Romania has been disqualified from Rugby World Cup 2019; the reason being that ineligible players were fielded and made to play. There was an investigation set up and conducted by World Rugby. In this investigation Romania, Spain and Belgium were found to have breached laws.

Players of Romania were found to lie dejected on the ground after they played but were finally disqualified. Russia has now taken its place. An investigation has been set up by this foundation that found players from countries; Spain, Belgium and Romania have been ineligible since they were players who had participated in seven or nine games in the Rugby Europe Championship of the second tier. As a result of the violation found the teams were deducted points. This leaves Russia who has now become qualified for the World Cup the second time. Continue reading “Romania Disqualified”