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‘Rugby needs visibility at top level to progress in India’

DNMUM419960 | 8/9/2018 | Author : Reubyn Coutinho | WC :429

Salman Ansari/DNAMumbai: The second leg of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour was held at the Bombay Gymkhana here on Wednesday.
Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in Japan, the first time the tournament will be held in Asia.
Speaking at the event where the Web Ellis Cup was unveiled, former Indian Rugby player and film personality Rahul Bose said that from the three cities where the trophy will be unveiled (Delhi, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar), Mumbai holds a special place for him.
He said, “Bombay (Mumbai) is special, as there are many grounds here where many sports became famous like Dadar Union and Shivaji Park for cricket, Azad Maidan and Cooperage for football, MSLTA courts for tennis.
“There is one ground in this count
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