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USRFF to Auction Romania Test Match Jersey

July 14, 2006

USRFF press release:

United States Rugby Football Foundation to Auction Romania Test Match Jersey

Own a test match jersey once worn by one of the greatest forwards to ever don a Romanian jersey. Hary Dumitras, who would play 49 matches for the Oaks during his illustrious career, started at the #8 position when they played the United States in Moscow in 1988 during the Eagles historic first-ever tour to the Soviet Union. Be the high bidder and this jersey is yours.

romania jersey

USRFF Executive Director Brian Vizard played in 22 test matches for the United States from 1986-1991 including tests against England, Australia, France, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Japan, Canada, Romania and Italy. This is the last of the jerseys from his personal collection that will be put up for auction. All proceeds from the auction will be for youth and high school rugby.

This Romania jersey was worn by #8 Hary Dumitras in a match against the United States in Moscow, USSR on September 17, 1988 and can be found on eBay, item #180007251569. The bidding will conclude at 12:00 pm (PST) on Sunday, July 23, 2006.


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