Chandigarh, Dec 30 : KIIT University, Bhubaneswar won the All India Inter University Rugby Championship for men's 7 after beating hosts Punjab University, by 10-7 in the final at the PU Campus here on Monday.
Shivaji University, Kolhapur outplayed Chandigarh University, Mohali by 21-12 for the third place. In the men's 15 championship Chandigarh University Mohali outclassed Shivaji University, Kolhapur by 29-3. KIIT Bhubaneswar beat Punjabi University, Patiala by 19-12 in the match to decide third and fourth places. KIIT Bhubaneswar women also did not lag behind as they will take home the women's 7 as well as women's 15 team trophies. In the women's 15 final, they beat Punjabi University, Patiala by 24-6.
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar proved too good for Patliputra University, Patna, whom they defeated by 19-5 in the final. The third place was clinched by Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak who beat Panjab University Chandigarh, by 7-5.
Final positions: Men's 7: 1 KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 2 Panjab University, 3 Shivaji University, Kolhapur, 4 Chandigarh University, Mohali, 5 Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, 6 Punjabi University, Patiala, 7 Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, 8 University of Jammu.
Final positions: Men's 15: 1 Chandigarh University Mohali, 2 Shivaji University, Kolhapur, 3 KIIT Bhubaneswar, 4 Punjabi University, Patiala. Women's 7 Final positions: 1 KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 2 Patliputra University, Patna, 3 Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak, 4 Panjab University Chandigarh, 5 Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, 6 Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari University, Jalgaon, 7 Punjabi Universiy, Patiala, 8 Lovely Professional University, Phagwara.
Final positions: Women's 15: 1 KIIT Bhubaneswar, 2 Punjabi University, Patiala, 3 Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak, 4 Mewar University. (UNI)