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Ancona 11/09/2022 – Anconetani more and more fans of the oval ball, the 22/23 season for the Anconitana Rugby Union, Rugby Ancona and Dorica Rugby begins. Many children under 5 and under 7 who learn sport on the Mandela field
Full stands and sky-high enthusiasm at the Nelson Mandela stadium for the presentation of the 2022/23 season of the three Ancona rugby teams. A real party, in the spirit of this sport, which sees in its tradition the mountains of sociality alongside sporting practice. There were in fact many, including friends, relatives and fans to greet the teams ofAnconitana Rugby Union (with the first team and the under 17 team), Rugby Ancona (from under 12 to under 5) and the Dorica Rugby (touch rugby and women’s rugby) which officially started their season on Saturday afternoon.
Athletic training has already begun, in particular for the first team, which on October 9 will be on the field for the first of the championship. But the real stars of the day are the many childrencelebrated by families, clubs and the public, in their first steps on the green mantle of Nelson Mandela Stadium: “Rugby is a growing sport and we have many members especially among children under 7 and under 5. This makes us very happy- he explains the President of the Anconitana Rugby Union Ernesto Cimino – During the year we will also have meetings with schools with a Miur project and 9 institutes in Ancona will be involved ».
Not only the field, but also the stands are increasingly crowded with Anconetaniready to cheer the home team and beyond: “The audience in the stands never fails, admission is free and there are about a hundred fans to follow the matches of the first team and many parents and family members to follow the younger “. And to attract there is also the third time. A rugby tradition, which provides for a moment of conviviality at the end of the match in which to have fun between the two teams and the public.
To encourage children and parents to choose rugby as a sport there are in fact also the many beautiful values that this discipline teaches: “It is a very educational sport – explains President Cimino – I approached this discipline with Stefano Lucarini, who will always be our president. In this sport the ball is always passed back and we only go forward all together and the goal is achieved together, we do not win or lose alone. Another important point of this sport is that you do not play “against” but “with” the opponentwho is not an enemy, but a friend who allows you to play »..
Values that are also reflected off the pitch, as noted by thecouncilor Stefano Foresi: «I personally have a continuous relationship with the rugby club and I want to remember the role of this company also in the field of solidarity and reference for the neighborhood. It’s great to see the stands full of kids and families with an incredible climate. It means that it is working very well. Seeing under 5 and under 7 seems wonderful to me and I want to extend a special thanks to all the companies from the whole administration ».CopyAMP code
An enthusiasm that is also a request for responsibility from the institutions, as he observes the President of CONI Marche Fabio Luna: «What is happening in Ancona represents the national trend of this beautiful discipline. Thanks to a company that is doing a lot in promoting rugby we see the participation of many kids. This membership makes us proud, but it also empowers us. We cannot disappoint the expectations of these guys. They start a path and they are dreaming, we must be good at ensuring that this dream can cultivate it for their whole life“.