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Portuguese Prime-Minister loves the spirit of rugby

Portuguese Prime-Minister loves the spirit of rugby

The Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, took a long stroll at the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival and stated he places great importance on the spirit of rugby.

Surrounded by a huge crowd of young players from around the world who greeted him cheerfully, Costa revealed a few episodes of his already extensive political life to show the importance he gives to the spirit of rugby. "I noticed that in some moments, at my party, comrades with different political views voted together on certain decisions. I figured it was because they had played rugby together. I realized that there was a great spirit of unity, commitment and loyalty."

Why Lewis Moody loves the greatest youth rugby tournament in the world

Why Lewis Moody loves the greatest youth rugby tournament in the world

There should be nothing about rugby that impressed Lewis Moody. The English international and Lion has been in all the rugby world's fields, in all the world's changing rooms in many of the great moments of the game and, like the warrior he was and is, he is not a man to be impressed.

This was what we thought while we waited for him at the entrance of the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival, at the University Stadium in Lisbon, the best urban tourist destination in the world.

The best youth rugby festival in the world has the capacity to make 28 151 people happy

The best youth rugby festival in the world has the capacity to make 28 151 people happy

Fundamentally, the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival is the ability to make 28 151 people happy in an area of 100 thousand square meters, for 48 hours and 300 games of great excitement.

Lewis Moody, English Rugby International, to present Spirit of Rugby Award at Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Lewis Moody, English Rugby International, to present Spirit of Rugby Award at Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

The English Rugby International and British & Irish Lion Lewis Moody, Ambassador for Dove Men + Care, will be coming to the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival (PRYF).

Prime Minister Honors Mythical Professor Joaquim Pereira at the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Prime Minister Honors Mythical Professor Joaquim Pereira at the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Professor Joaquim Pereira, one of the most legendary Portuguese rugby players, known to the fans of the sport as Quim Pereira, will be honoured with the Medal of Honor to Sporting Merit during this year's edition of the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival.

Ageas Seguros supports the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival for the second consecutive year

Ageas Seguros supports the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival for the second consecutive year

Lobinho Ageas is present at PRYF

Ageas Seguros reaffirms its partnership with the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival (PRYF), making this the second consecutive year the brand is present at the tournament. Lobinho Ageas, the brand’s mascot, will liven up the University Stadium of Lisbon together with the more than 15 000 visitors expected each day of the event.

Joaquim Chaves Saúde assures medical care during the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Joaquim Chaves Saúde assures medical care during the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Portuguese health sector company supports PRYF for the tenth consecutive year

Joaquim Chaves Saúde (JCS) renewed its support for the Portugal Rugby Youth Festival (PRYF), making this its tenth consecutive year at the tournament. The Portuguese health sector company ensures, through its sports medicine specialized unit, medical care for all athletes present in the largest youth rugby tournament in Europe. JCS is also in charge of the medical center at the event visitors’ disposal.

Premiership coaches lead workshops at Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

Premiership coaches lead workshops at Portugal Rugby Youth Festival

George Tavner and Andrew Webb, two prestigious youth coaches from the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and England’s Premiership, will lead three workshops during this year's Portugal Rugby Youth Festival (PRYF).

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