Switzerland to defend 1st place in group 2A as it faces Israel on Saturday, November 14th in Avusy
SWITZERLAND – ISRAEL
EUROPEAN NATIONS CUP 2014-2016 - DIVISION 2A
Switzerland will have the opportunity to strengthen its first place in the group and to to take another step towards getting promoted in the higher division when hosting Israel on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 in Avusy for the European Nations Cup 2014-2016, division 2A.
After its resounding victory in the Czech Republic (14-20) on last October 24th in Vyskov, the Swiss National Rugby Team has repositioned itself at the top of its group. Now there are still 3 matches for Switzerland (including 2 at home) in order to realize a remarkable feat in this European Cup and achieve promotion to the higher division (divion 1B composed by Belgium, Moldavia, Ukraine, Netherlands, Poland and Sweden), which is the European Top 18 (=3rd division when considering the 6 Nations Tournament as the 1st division).
The Swiss Rugby Union, in association with the Rugby Club Avusy, will host the next match of the European Nations Cup as part of its now traditional “SUISSE RUGBY DAY”. On Saturday, November 14th, National Teams SWISS A and SWISS U20 will play a test-match at 13:00 as curtain-raiser, then SWISS XV (the Swiss XVs Rugby National Team)and Israel will compete at 15:00 in the big game. Come in order to take part in this wonderful Rugby celebration and to support SWITZERLAND !
Saturday, November 14th, 2015, Stadium Athenaz (route d’Athenaz 37, 1285 Athenaz, SWITZERLAND)
- 13:00 : SWISS A vs SWISS U20
- 15:00 – European Nations Cup 2014/2016 Division 2A: SWISS XV vs ISRAEL
- FREE ENTRANCE (voluntary contributions are welcome)
- Service of FOOD / DRINKS provided to the public
- HOSPITALITY OFFER 50 CHF / person : VIP COCKTAIL before, during and after matches + parking space reserved (contact marketing(AT)suisserugby.com)