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Rugby: Croatia Go Down to Switzerland

CroatiaThe Croatian rugby team has gone down to Switzerland at home in Split in their European Nations Cup 2A encounter on Saturday. The Milan Yelavich coached side started well but a strong Swiss side capitalised on some early Croatian mistakes to take a 18:11 lead into halftime. Croatia failed to score in the second half thanks to some strong Swiss defence. Croatia now faces Malta next Saturday.

CROATIA – SWITZERLAND 11:26 (11:18)
Split – Stari Plac
Attendence: 1200

Croatia: Miljak, Čulić, Borozan, Perlain, Jurčević, Dumančić, Lučić, Buzov, Bunić, Newton (6), Oxenham, Burazin, Jurišić, Šuta (5), Lerotić, Brečić, Udovičić, Popović, Buljac, Tvrdić, Grčić, Rešetar, Mijić.

Switzerland: Schaerer, Lucon (5), Ramey, Serex, N. Guyou, Wullschleger (5), Coulot (5), Lin, Perrod (11), Camps, S. Hirsch, M. Guyou, Doy, Baudoin, Gery, Lafuye, Jaquier, Debarge, Kung, Bernath-Yendt, G. Hirsch, Maitre, Escoffier.

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