THE GAME OF RUGBY IS RAPIDLY EXPANDING WORLD WIDE. THIS WEB SITE'S MAIN FUNCTION IS THE RESEARCHING, COLLECTING, COLLATING, RECORDING AND UPDATING OF INTERNATIONAL TEST RUGBY RESULTS AND RECORDS.
THERE ARE SECTIONS OF THIS WEB SITE THAT ARE BEING REVISED AND UPDATED (EVENTUALLY)
Updated Sunday 1 July
GWC Ranking Tables Updated (01/07)
2018 International Test Rugby Results Updated (01/07)
Test Rugby Results in for 26-30 June (01.07)
Tonga-Fiji Test Result Added (Thanks to Ross Finlayson) (24/06)
Test Rugby Fixtures Ahead for 26-30 June (24/06)
Test Rugby Results for 23 June Posted (24/06)
Latest Data Stuff-Scroll down for details
TEST RUGBY RESULTS-Covering the Last Month
Cook Islands v Hong Kong in Rarotonga (WCQ Asia/Pacific Repechage,1st Leg)
Namibia 63, Morocco 7 in Casablanca (WCQ Africa; Africa Gold Cup
Kenya 45, Zimbabwe 36 in Nairobi (WCQ Africa; Africa Gold Cup
Samoa 66, Germany 15 in Apia (WCQ Europe/Oceania Playoff, 1st leg)
Philippines 38, Singapore 12 in Manilla (Rugby Asia Championship; Division 1, 2nd st test)
New Zealand 49, France 14 in Dunedin
Ireland 20, Australia 16 in Sydney
England 25, South Africa 10 in Capetown
Scotland 44, Argentina 15 in Resistencia
Japan 28, Georgia 0 in Aichi
Tonga 27, Fiji 19 in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
United States 42, Canada 17 in Halifax
Kenya 28, Morocco 24 in Casablanca (WCQ Africa; Rugby Africa Gold Cup)
Namibia 118, Tunisia 0 in Windhoek (WCQ Africa; Rugby Africa Gold Cup
Philippines 32, Singapore 24 in Manilla (Rugby Asia Championship; Division 1, 1st test)
New Zealand 26, France 13 in Wellington
Ireland 26, Australia 21 in Melbourne
South Africa 23, England 12 in Bloemfontein
Wales 30, Argentina 12 in Santa Fe
Italy 25, Japan 22 in Hyogo
Fiji 37, Georgia 15 in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
Tonga 28, Samoa 18 in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
United States 30, Scotland 29 in Houston
Russia 43, Canada 20 in Edmonton
Germany 16, Portugal 13 in Heidelberg.(WCQ Europe, Playoff)
Namibia 55, Uganda 6 in Windhoek (WCQ Africa, Rugby Africa Gold Cup)
Zimbabwe 23, Morocco 23 in Harare (WCQ Africa, Rugby Africa Gold Cup)
Uruguay 26, Argentina XV 20 in Las Piedras (World Rugby Nations Cup)
New Zealand 52, France 11 in Auckland
Australia 18, Ireland 9 in Brisbane
South Africa 42, England 39 in Johannesburg
Wales 23, Argentina 10 in San Juan
Scotland 48, Canada 10 in Edmonton
Japan 34, Italy 17 in Oita
Georgia 16, Tonga 15 in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
Fiji 24, Samoa 22 in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
United States 62, Russia 13 in Denver
Zambia 26, Zimbabwe ‘A’ 12 in Zambia
Finland 77, Estonia 10 in Tallinn (REC Conference North 2)
Cayman Islands 20, Bermuda 19 in Georgetown (RAN Championship)
Guadeloupe 39, Dominican Republic 17 in Santo Domingo (RAN Trophy)
Argentina XV 75, Fiji Warriors 15 in Las Piedras (World Rugby Nations Cup)-non test
Uruguay 23, Emerging Italy 19 in Las Piedras (World Rugby Nations Cup)-test caps for Uruguay?
Wales 22, South Africa 20 in Washington DC, USA
Hong Kong 39, South Korea 5 in Hong Kong (Asia Rugby Championship; Top 3)
Uruguay 29, Fiji XV 10 in Montevideo (World Rugby Nations Cup)
Argentina XV 18, Italy XV 8 in Montevideo (World Rugby Nations Cup) Non-test
Note: The Nations Cup tournament was transferred to Montevideo due to weather conditions
TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AHEAD
Kenya v Uganda in Nairobi (WCQ Africa, Gold Cup; Elgon Cup 2nd leg)
Tunisia v Zimbabwe in Monastir (WCQ Africa, Gold Cup)
Hong Kong v Cook Islands in Hong Kong (WCQ Asia/Oceania Repechage, 2nd Leg)
USA South v Cayman Islands in (Rugby Americas North Championship)
Algeria v Senegal in Toulouse (Rugby Africa, Silver Cup, North Zone)
Botswana v Madagascar in Gaborone (Rugby Africa Silver Cup, South Zone)
Algeria v Ivory Coast in Toulouse (Rugby Africa, Silver Cup, North Zone)
Madagascar v Zambia in Gaborone (Rugby Africa Silver Cup, South Zone)
IMPORTANT RUGBY STUFF
For previews, reviews and results of test rugby to the end of 2015 go to http://rugby-international.blogspot.com/
LINKS TO OTHER RECOMMENDED RUGBY WEBSITES
This is an excellent forum for people interested in the game outside the top tier of world Rugby.
Ross Finlayson began his rugby ranking system in
1996. ‘The original Internet rugby union world rankings’
INTERNATIONAL TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AND RESULTS
2018 International Rugby Fixtures and Results Updated 01/07/2018
2017 International Rugby Results Updated 20.02.2018
Archives Updated 14.02.2017
GWC AND WORLD RUGBY RANKINGS
Note: World Rugby, unlike the GWC Rankings, does not exclude a nation
if it does not participate in
international test rugby in any one year. The exclusions are in line with GWC Rankings policy
and is not endorsed by World Rugby.
World Table-Updated 01/07/2018
GWC Rankings Latest
16/06-Ireland's win over Australia sees them back into the No.1 position in the World, pushing the Aussie's back into 2nd. Italy's win over Japan puts them into 9th place, pushing Japan and Argentina to 10th and 11th respectively. Russia's win over Canada sees them leap frog into 21st, with Canada now 22nd.
Note: For New Zealand to gain the No.1 spot they will have to rely on Australia defeating Ireland in the 3rd test. This will mean that NZ will have the opportunity to play Australia in July and if they win then they overtake Australia. If Australia loses to Ireland again New Zealand will have to wait until November to strike.
World Rugby Rankings Next Updated Monday 2 July
13/06-Australia’s win over Ireland sees them move to 3rd place with England dropping to 4th. Argentina’s loss to Wales sees them drop to 10th with Fiji rising to 9th.
Africa Table- In process of being revamped
Asia Table- - In process of being revamped
process of being revamped
North America Table- In process of being revamped
Oceania Table- In process of being revamped
South America Table- In process of being revamped
YOUNGEST AND OLDEST TEST RUGBY PLAYERS
Youngest and Oldest Test Rugby Players-Created 30.06.2016
2014 Youngest and Oldest Test Rugby Players-Updated 21.06.2016
2013 Youngest and Oldest Rugby Test Players-Updated 08.10.2015
2012 Youngest and Oldest Test Rugby Players-Updated 03.03.2013
TEST RUGBY RECORDS
This is another new section added to rugbyinternational.net. it is a case of add as I go when I get time.
Individual Player Records Updated 10.09.2013
MATCH REPORT SHEETS AND COUNTRY LISTS UPDATED
Country List Updates (14.06)
The following international test rugby nations have had their list updated. See top of page for alphabetical listing.
Match Reports Updated (14.06)
The following international rugby match reports have been either created or updated and appear in the country lists at top of the page.
Luxembourg v Denmark (new)
21/10/2017: Latvia v Hungary (new)
28/10/2017: Lithuania v Latvia (new)
04/11/2017: Lithuania v Ukraine (new)
11/11/2017: Luxembourg v Estonia (new)
14/04/2018: Luxembourg v Finland (new)
This section hopes to cover each nation’s international rugby stats year-by-year.
This is a
work in progress as I gradually upload the data for each nation. Click on the
nation below and see where I’m up to.
If you can contribute to this data either by noticing errors or by adding to what I don’t have then contact me at email@example.com
A special thanks to Stuart Farmer whose data on scrum.com for the main nations is, in most cases, my comparison.
Georgia’s test rugby data has been updated. The seasons 2012-13 to 2014-15 inclusive were added 12.02.2016
AUSTRALIA ARGENTINA BAHAMAS BARBADOS BENIN BERMUDA BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA BRAZIL CANADA CAYMAN ISLANDS CHINESE TAIPEI COLOMBIA DENMARK ENGLAND FIJI FRANCE GEORGIA GUYANA IRELAND ITALY IVORY COAST JAMAICA JAPAN KAZAKHSTAN LUXEMBOURG MADAGASCAR MALI MAURITUS MEXICO MOROCCO NAMIBIA NEW ZEALAND NIGER NIGERIA NORWAY PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES PORTUGAL ROMANIA RUSSIA ST VINCENT & GRENADINES SAMOA SCOTLAND SENEGAL SINGAPORE SLOVAKIA SOUTH AFRICA SRI LANKA SWEDEN THAILAND TOGO TONGA TRINIDAD TOBAGO UNITED STATES VENEZUELA WALES ZAMBIA
58 nations added. Just 45 to go! Well over half way!
ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS
RUGBY WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS UPDATE (17/06)
Germany, having defeated Portugal 16-13 last weekend, now enter a home/away aggregate contest with Samoa. This starts in Apia 30 June. The second leg is due to be played in Germany July 14. The winner will enter the Rugby World Cup finals in Pool A. The loser goes to repechage.
RUGBY WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS (09/06)
Germany v Portugal at Fritz-Grunebaum-Sporpark Heidelberg.
Germany qualified for this playoff because Romania, Spain and Belgium were all disqualified for fielding ineligible players. Portugal qualified as the Rugby Europe Trophy winner
Cook Islands v Hong Kong in Rarotonga (1st Leg)
Hong Kong v Cook Islands in Hong Kong (2nd Leg)
Hong Kong qualified for this repechage playoff as they won the 2018 Asia Rugby Championship. The Cook Islands qualify although beaten by Tahiti in the Oceania final. Tahiti were disqualified for fielding ineligible players.
RUGBY NATIONS CUP SCHEDULE (02/06)
To be held in Las Piedras, Uruguay.
Not yet confirmed but Uruguay may award test caps for their games.
2 June: Argentina XV v Emerging Italy; Fiji Warriors v Uruguay
6 June: Argentina XV v Fiji Warriors; Emerging Italy v Uruguay
10 June: Emerging Italy v Fiji Warriors; Argentina XV v Uruguay
(In the Process of being revised and reorganised)
Cup of Nations Updated 27.11.2016
Rugby Championship Updated 18.09.2016
Rugby World Cup
World Rugby/IRB Nations Cup
Asia Rugby Championship Updated 01.04.2017
Cup of Nations
Pacific Nations Cup
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