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Private enterprise promotes rugby in Fujian

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-09-28


Four teams from Fashion-Flying Outdoor Garments Company participate in the Third Staff Touch Rugby Competition in Fujian province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The Third Staff Touch Rugby Competition was recently held by Fashion-Flying Outdoor Garments Company, a private enterprise in Fujian province .

Four teams from the company participated in the competition, and displayed the rugby spirit of "one for all, all for one", and promoted teamwork, mutual respect and self-discipline.


A player (L) prepares to pass the rugby ball during the Third Staff Touch Rugby Competition. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The special staff competition originated from the company's passion and support for the sport of rugby. The company has been the original sponsor of the Fuzhou 33,000ft Tiger Rugby Club since 2019, which is the first rugby club in the domestic rugby league mostly comprised of Chinese citizens.

The company also sponsors several other rugby clubs as well and provides players with uniforms made of geo-tech technology fabric.


Teammates celebrate scoring a try. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Fashion-Flying Outdoor Garments Company is the only private enterprise that has held three staff rugby competitions in China. In 2021, the company was awarded as the "Fujian Rugby Promotion Demonstration Enterprise" by the Fujian Rugby Association.

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