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Partisan 1953 begin as favourites for immediately’s Serbian Rugby League Cup Last

There will likely be a distinct title on the Serbian Cup trophy, as Partisan 1953 face Radnicki Nis on the FC Heroj Polet stadium within the Belgrade suburb of Jajinci immediately (8 Might, kick off 2pm native time).

It’s the oldest rugby league competitors within the nation going again to the times of the previous Yugoslavia, having been first contested in 1958 when Jedinstvo Pancevo defeated Madost Zagreb 16-14 in Borovo, and run till 1963. From the reformation of the sport within the nation in 2011, Dorcol have claimed 11 of the 16 finals performed, Pink Star the final three and 4 in complete, with Partisan’s final triumph in 2017, to match their 1960 win over Zmaj Zemun.

Radnicki Nis have by no means received the silverware and have solely made the decider as soon as, dropping to Pink Star 42-12 at dwelling in 2019. This 12 months’s semi finals noticed Partisan defeat Pink Star 32-24 while Radnicki Nis overcame Tsar Dusan the Mighty.

Serbian Rugby League board member, Radoslav Novakovic, mentioned: “The Serbian Rugby League Cup is one among our most vital home competitions with a big historical past. It permits even the smallest to compete with probably the most well-known names and is a automobile for development. Partisan 1953 will begin as slight favourites after their excellent show within the semi ultimate. Beforehand would be the Serbian U14 Cup event, persevering with our concentrate on youth growth.”

The match will likely be live-streamed by Sports activities Flick at:

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