Developpement du Rugby jeune à Budapest / Youth Rugby development in Budapest

Help us to develop the Rugby in Budapest and to allow the kids of the city to discover our great sport and its values.

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Developpement du Rugby jeune à Budapest / Youth Rugby development in Budapest

<p dir="ltr"> Rugby in Hungary? Yes there is some... but too few! especially in Budapest, capital city of 2.5 millions inhabitants, where it is almost impossible for a kid under 18 to play rugby.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> Rugby arrived in Hungary more than 50 years, when the first clubs get established in the 1960s. The Hungarian Rugby Federation have been created in 1990, and get officially recognized by the IRB in 1991. You can find <a href="" target="_blank">here a summary of the history of Rugby in Hungary</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> Today Rugby is still a minor sport in Hungary. This season 11 clubs are registered in teh official championship and split into 2 division.</p> <p dir="ltr"> The National team get promoted last year to the 5th level of European rugby and is now playing in the <a href="" target="_blank">ENC2B </a>beside Lithuania, Latvia, Andorra and Cyprus. The team is nowadays coached by 2 former French professional rugby players: Raphael Saint-Andre and Matthieu Lazerges.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> Here is an extract of the game Hungary-Slovenia played in October 2013:</p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//;wmode=opaque&amp;;;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe>And for those of you who are curious, <a href="" target="_blank">here is the latest game the team played </a>in 2014.  </p> <p dir="ltr"> Even with that presence for years of rugby in Hungary, the good results of the national team and some rugby clubs in Budapest, that sport is almost inaccessible for the youth of Budapest, city of 2,5million inhabitants which is 25% of the population of the country.</p> <p dir="ltr"> Today only the club Budapest Exiles, located in the far suburbs of the city, get a Junior section with approximately 12 players between 16 and 18 years old, and 2 schools get some school teams done sometimes during the year.</p> <p dir="ltr"> That is why the "<a href="" target="_blank">Rögbizz Budapesten</a>" project (meaning "Play Rugby in Budapest" in Hungarian) has been initiated in order to introduce Rugby and its values to the schoolboys of Budapest.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> <img alt="Info1rogbizzeng-1423151571" src=""></p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> In order <strong>to reach that objective, a simple 3 steps strategy</strong> has been developed:</p> <p dir="ltr"> - presentation and <strong>initiation to Rugby</strong> in as much school of the city as possible, in order to raise the awareness of kids and teachers about rugby</p> <p> - bring support to sport teachers in order to <strong>create school rugby teams</strong> (material, coach basic training, assistance of an experienced rugby player for the trainings)</p> <p> - <strong>Interschool Rugby events</strong> organization with the help of the different Budapest senior rugby clubs, such as trainings and competitions, in order to give objectives to the kids and the school teams, and put in contact the clubs and the kids.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> <img alt="Rogbizzzzcollage-1423140297" src=""></p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> <strong>Who are we?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> Behind that project you can find a group of expats that have been living in Budapest for 4 to 8 years, and get friends around a same passion: the Rugby. Nicolas, Blaise, Jason, Mehdi and François created 2 years ago the <a href="" target="_blank">Budapest Frogs</a>, team dedicated to 7s rugby, with the aim to help to develop that sport in their new country: Hungary.</p> <p dir="ltr"> This team get built during the 2 past years, welcoming many players from the different clubs in the country, to allow them to get more Rugby 7s training and participate to some international tournaments.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> <img alt="Picto-1423759004" height="665" src="" width="435"></p> <p dir="ltr"> That first step focusing only the adults, targetting the youth was a pretty logical evolution in order to develop rugby in Budapest. That's why the Budapest Frogs, leaded by Nicolas, take the initiative in the autumn 2014 to create “<a href="" target="_blank">Rögbizz Budapesten</a>”, in collaboration with all the rugby actors of Budapest.</p> <p dir="ltr">  </p> <p dir="ltr"> <img alt="11927503_10203572138498805_1593042203_n-1440254649" src=""></p>

Allocation of funds

<p dir="ltr"> Help us to buy the needed material, and finance the project.</p> <p dir="ltr"> The money that will be raised will cover the minimal running costs of the year 2015 which are necessary for such an initiative like buying material, paying the pitch renting fees or give financial compensation to the coaches we are sending to the schools.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Info2rogbizzeng-1423151598" src=""></p> <p>  </p> <p> What if we get more money than expected? Well it will simply allow us to go to more school, organize more events, and then reach more kids.</p>



A big thank you from the "Rögbizz Budapesten" team.


Previous Reward + Your name will appear on the thanking message we will publish on our facebook page


Previous Reward + a postalcard "Rögbizz Budapesten" will be sent to you, with some personal thanks.


Previous Reward + one "Rögbizzz Budapesten" T-shirt


Previous Reward + one limited edition "Rögbizz Budapesten" rugby shirt.


Previous Reward + one VIP weekend during the Budapest 7s international rugby tournament (VIP during the day of the tournament on the 2nd of July 2016, with accommodation for the weekend, and guided visit of all the good places of Budapest)

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