S WI S S R O L L
As Swit zerland t ar get qualif ication f or t he 2023 World Cup and 2024 Olympics, we investigate the growth of rugby in the countr y
THE MANTRA that Swiss rugby follows is AvancerEnsemble, which translates as ‘advance together’. Watch the YouTube clip of the captain, CEO and kids alike spelling out the importance of respect and discipline, among other qualities, and one quickly realises that this is a different Swiss rugby environment to the previously amateur set-up.
Until recently, rugby in Switzerland was amateur in every sense. Dominated by foreigners who had been lured by the riches of the Swiss corporate marketplace, rugby was played
with a cheers and beers
Pass and moveFly-half Baptiste Cariat offloads for Switzerland