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Penza “Imperia” advances to Russian Rugby Cup quarterfinals

11:01 | 13.06.2016 | Sport


Penza, 13 June 2016. PenzaNews. The Penza “Imperia” has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Russian Rugby Cup after defeating “Nizhny Novgorod” from the eponymous city.

Penza “Imperia” advances to Russian Rugby Cup quarterfinals

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The very first attack by “Imperia” resulted in a successful attempt at the enemy goal zone by Nikita Krasikov.

Many more soon followed, thanks to Andrei Utkin, Maxim Gumnov, Daniil Potikhanov, Rinat Timerbulatov, Evgeny Kalmakov, Victor Minenko, Pavel Kuraev and Nikita Popkov. The first part of the game ended in a total domination by “Imperia” at 0:53.

The Penza team continued its quest for points in the second period, and several more attempts increased the score to 0:77.

On the contrary, “Nizhny Novgorod” made a successful strike at the opponent’s gates only by the very end of the match.

As a result, the match concluded with a score of 3:77.

“Imperia” will play its next match at the “Spartak” stadium in Penza on Sunday, June 26, where it will meet the current champions of the Russian Rugby Cup – the Krasnoyarsk “Krasny Yar,” says the press service of the Penza team.

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