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Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU)

The indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is the Sole Governing Body for the sport of rugby in India. It is registered under the Indian Companies Act Section 8 and is a not for profit organisation. IRFU is Affiliated to the India Olympic Association and recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS), Govt. of India. We are full members of World Rugby as well as Asia Rugby.

 

IRFU STRUCTURE

The IRFU is responsible for the growth & development of the sport of Rugby across the country - from the grassroots to the high performance level
In line with the constitution, the IRFU is geographically divided into 5 Zones that comprise of various States…      

 

North Zone South Zone East Zone Central Zone West Zone
         
1 Jammu & Kashmir 1 Andhra Pradesh 1 West Bengal 1 Odisha 1 Maharashtra
2 Haryana 2 Tamil Nadu 2 Assam 2 Chhattisgarh 2 Rajasthan
3 Uttarakhand 3 Karnataka 3 Tripura 3 Jharkhand 3 Gujarat
4 Punjab 4 Kerala 4 Manipur 4 Bihar 4 Goa (UT)
5 Delhi (NC) 5 Puducherry (UT) 5 Meghalaya 5 Uttar Pradesh 5 Daman & Diu (UT)
6 Himachal Pradesh 6 Telangana 6 Arunachal Pradesh 6 Madhya Pradesh 6 Dadra & Nagar Havelli
7 Chandigarh (UT) 7 Lakshadweep (UT) 7 Nagaland    
  8 Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT) 8 Sikkim    
    9 Mizoram    
         
  (NC)    National Capital   (UT)    Union Territories  

 

Besides the 5 Geographical Zones, the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) forms the 6th Zone
The SSCB comprises of the Army, Navy & Air Force

Each Zonal Union is responsible for the growth & development of the Sport within their Zone

 

North Zone Rugby Football Association (NZRFA)  South India Rugby Football Association (SIRFA) East India Rugby Football Union (EIRFU)  Central India Rugby Football Association (CIRFA)  Western India Rugby Football Union (WIRFU) 
         
1 Jammu & Kashmir Rugby Association (JKRA) 1 Andhra Pradesh Rugby Football Association (APRFA) 1 Bengal Rugby Football Union (BRFU) 1 Odisha Rugby Football Association (ORFA) 1 Rugby Association fo Maharashtra (RAM)
2 Haryana State Rugby Football Association (HSRFA) 2 Tamil Nadu Rugby Football Union (TNRFU) 2 Assam Rugby Association (ARA) 2 Chhattisgarh Rugby Football Association (CRFA) 2 Rajasthan Rugby Association (RRA)
3 Uttarakhand Rugby Football Association (URFA) 3 Karnataka Rugby Football Union (KRFU) 3 Tripura Rugby Association (TRA) 3 Jharkhand Rugby Association (JRA) 3 Gujarat Rugby Association (GRA)
4 Gujarat Rugby Association (GRA) 4 Kerala Rugby Association (KRA) 4 Manipur Rugby Association (MRA) 4 Rugby Football Association of Bihar (RFAB) 4 Goa
5 Delhi Rugby Association (DRA) 5 Puducherry Rugby Association (PRA) 5 Meghalaya 5 Uttar Pradesh Rugby Football Association (UPRFA) 5 Daman & Diu
6 Himachal Pradesh 6 Telangana 6 Arunachal Pradesh 6 Madhya Pradesh 6 Dadra & Nagar Havelli
7 Chandigarh 7 Lakshadweep 7 Mizoram    
  8 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 8 Nagaland    
    9 Sikkim    

 

Each State Association, within their respective Zone, is responsible for the growth & development of the Sport for their State                        
                        
Each District Association, within their respective State, is responsible for the growth & development of the Sport within the District                        
Complete List of Districts (per State or UT) is available on the following link (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_districts_in_India)                       

   

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