With their victory against favoured Germany, the red and white team moved into first place in the Rugby Europe Trophy table. At the inauguration, they defeated the representation of Ukraine (27:24) and with a set of points lead in the competition. 


Six teams are competing in this year's Rugby Europe Trophy season, which is played on a round-robin system. The winner will face the chance to advance to the Rugby Europe Championships (they will play a play-off with the last team from the second level). The weakest team will be relegated instead.