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Odisha bags gold in National Rugby Sevens


Bhubaneswar: Odisha bagged gold at women’s category of National Rugby Sevens Championship held at Patliputra Stadium in Patna on Sunday.

Odisha clinched victory for the second consecutive year defeating West Bengal 15-5 at the final match yesterday.

Subhalakhmi Barik’s 10 points and Hupi Majhi’s 5 points alone took the team to win the tournament.

The team had entered the final defeating Bihar 26-0 on Saturday.

Odisha Rugby Football Association president Priyadarsi Mishra, secretary Upendra Mohanty and coaches congratulated the players on their achievement in the national Rugby event.