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Looking back at the summer of 2015

Summer is not officially over, but since we have just came back to trainings, the summer tour of our team has come to an end. Time to look back and remember some of its best moments! Pitch Beach Lisbon 2015 This tournament is one of the “must-do” for all the…

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Season 2015-16 starts now!

    The Straffe Ketten team resumes trainings next Monday August 3rd. As usual, we train every Monday and Thursday at 20h. Come at 19.45 to get ready for the training! More information about our trainings in the section TRAININGS of the website. We are always happy to welcome new players, find…

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Union Cup 2015 Brussels is open for everyone!

  The Straffe Ketten RFC is the proud host of this year’s edition of the Union Cupm the biggest European tournament for inclusive rugby teams. This will bring to Brussels 700 rugby players and supporters coming from 12 countries and 24 teams. But when planning the whole event, we always…

5 (+1) razones por las que deberías apoyar el mayor torneo europeo inclusivo de rugby

La Union Cup 2015 llegará a Bruselas en mayo, acogida por los Straffe Ketten, el único equipo de rugby gay en la capital de Europa. Reunirá a 700 participantes que competirán en un gran torneo para luchar contra los prejuicios y combatir la discriminación en el deporte que aman, pero…

5 (+1) raisons pour lesquelles vous devriez soutenir le plus grand tournoi européen de rugby inclusif

En mai, les Straffe Ketten, le club de rugby gay-friendly de Belgique, accueillent l’Union Cup 2015 à Bruxelles. Cet événement rassemble 700 participants, joueurs et supporters,  qui s’affronteront au cours d’un grand tournoi pour combattre les préjugés et les discriminations dans le sport qu’ils aiment, le rugby, mais également dans…

5 (+1 ) redenen waarom je het grootste Europese inclusive rugby toernooi moet ondersteunen

De Union Cup 2015 komt in mei naar Brussel, en wordt georganiseerd door de Straffe Ketten RFC, het enige gay rugbyteam in de hoofdstad van Europa. Het zal 700 deelnemers samenbrengen, die elkaar bekampen in een toernooi om vooroordelen en discriminatie te bestrijden in de sport waar ze van houden,…

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5(+1) reasons why you should support the biggest European inclusive rugby tournament

The Union Cup 2015 will arrive to Brussels in May, hosted by the Straffe Ketten RFC, the only gay rugby team in the capital of Europe. It will bring together 700 participants, competing in a big tournament to fight prejudices and combat discrimination in the sport they love, but also in…

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Historic agreement signed between World Rugby and International Gay Rugby

World Rugby and the International Gay Rugby have signed an agreement to team up to promote equality and inclusivity in rugby. They will colaborate to fight homophobia in our sport and to educate rugby players and supporters in tolerance and respect. Under the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding, World…

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Volunteer for the Union Cup 2015!

Our team is hosting the Union Cup2015 Brussels on 21-24th May. This is the European tournament for gay and inclusive rugby teams. Our tournament  will definitely need many volunteers to assist us in all areas, including: setup, coordination, information desk, line referees, general support, security, setup and takedown, tour guides, hosts,…

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Join the Straffe Ketten in 2015!

First Monday of the year: the perfect day to start with all the New Year resolutions that we have all prepared. Among all of them, a classic one is to hit the gym more often, to move towards a more healthy lifestyle, to get rid of those extra kilos gained with the…

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Black Star 2 Charleroi 15 – 13 Straffe Ketten

Last Sunday we came back from Charleroi with empty hands. We had victory within our grasp but it escaped us in the last minutes of the match. However, the impression from off the pitch was good. The hard work of the forwards with strong scrums and good line outs that…

First part of the season over. An overview

Last Sunday Nov 16th we came back from Namur with a hard-fought victory against the second team of the XV Namur. The result, Namur XV 2   7-13    Straffe Ketten, proves that the match was very open, and any team could have won. But the Straffe Ketten believed in this victory…

Straffe Ketten standing against homophobic abuse during last England – New Zeland match

Last Saturday November 8th, sad incidents happened at Twickenham stadium (and we do not refer to the defeat of the English national team against the All Blacks). During that matchm referee Nigel Owens was once again the target of homophobic abuse, as refered by an espectator that took action and…

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