Iranian women tackle rugby

All-female team challenges the image of rugby being a hard man's game.


    In Iran, women are not allowed to enter stadiums to watch football.

    But they can play rugby.

    The all-female national team has shown that the ability to ruck and maul is not being hampered by Islamic dress or traditions.

    Nazanine Moshiri reports from the capital, Tehran.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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