By Pundit Arena
Few rugby fans had heard of Enisei-STM before Saturday evening, but Russia’s second largest club sent shockwaves across the northern hemisphere as they became only the second club from a non-Six Nations-competing country to defeat an English side in the Challenge Cup.
Enisei’s powerful 24-7 victory over Newcastle Falcons not only reflects huge improvements in the domestic game across Eastern Europe, but also mirrors the determined and defiant performances of minnow nations like Russia and Georgia on the international stage. Back in September, the rugby-obsessed folk of Gloucester were treated to an enthralling clash between... (Read More)
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