‘GETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT’
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
Wednesday 31 May 2023
2023 Test Rugby Fixtures-Results Updated (31/05)
2023 Asia Rankings Updated (31/05)
2023 Europe Rankings Updated (31/05)
Friendly Test Match Result Posted-Jordan 10, Lebanon 0 (31/05)
Test Rugby Point Scoring for Europe Updated (30/05)
Test Rugby Results Posted for 27 May (30/05)
TEST RUGBY RESULTS – The Last Month
Czechia 67, Israel 19 in Ricany (Conference 1, Playoff)
Jordan 10, Lebanon 0 in Sidon (Test Friendly)-Just added
Cyprus 35, Bulgaria 17 Nicosia (Conference 1, South)
Denmark 22, Norway 10 in Stavanger (REC Conference 2, North)
Montenegro 26, Turkey 24 in Bar (REC Conference 2, South)
Latvia 22, Hungary 21 in Budapest (REC (REC Conference 1, North)
Qatar 35, Kazakhstan 10 in Doha (ARC Division 2)
Lebanon 29, Jordan 5 in Amman (Test friendly)-Just added
Kazakhstan 29, India 22 in Doha (ARC Division 2)
Qatar 32, India 7 in Doha (Asia RC, Division 3, West)
Czechia 43, Latvia 7 in Riga (REC Conference 1, North)
Bulgaria 39, Slovenia 19 in Sofia (REC Conference 1, South)
Andorra 26, Norway 6 in Andorra La Vela (REC Conference 2, North)
Serbia 40, Bosnia Herzegovina 12 in Zenica (REC Conference 2, South)
TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AHEAD-The next month
2021-22 Rugby Europe Men’s Senior Competitions Updated 13/05/2022
☼Tier 2-3 NATIONS POINT SCORERS. Compiled by Giles Etienne (30/04/2020)-scroll down for details
ADDITIONS AND ALTERATIONS
FRIENDLY TEST MATCH (31/05)
May 26-Jordan 10, Lebanon 0 in Sidon
ADDITIONAL WORLD CUP WARM-UP FIXTURES (19/05)
July 14-Tonga v Australia ‘A’ in Nuku’alofa-First test match in Tonga’s capital since 2017.
July 22-Fiji v Tonga in Suva (Pacific Nations Cup)
July 29-Argentina XV v Namibia in Montevideo
July 29-Uruguay v Chile in Montevideo
Aug.5-Samoa v Tonga in Apia (Pacific Nations Cup)
Aug.5-Uruguay v Namibia in Montevideo
Aug.19-Uruguay v Argentina XV venue TBD
Aug.26-Chile v Argentina XV in Santiago
Aug.26-Ireland v Samoa in Bayonne
Aug.26-Italy v Japan venue TBD
Plus a number of venue confirmations
RUGBY EUROPE CHAMPIONSHIP: CONFERENCE 1 PLAYOFF
27 May: Czechia (winner Conf.1 North) v Israel (Winner Conf.1, South) in Ricay, Czechia. The winner of this match will play Croatia (last place in RE Trophy) to determine who plays in REC Trophy 2023-24.
FRIENDLY TEST MATCH
May 5-Lebanon 29, Jordan 5 in Amman
ASIA RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP (ARC) DIVISION 2 (20/04)
Tournament to be held in Doha, Qatar. Teams-Qatar, India, Kazakhstan
April 30-Qatar v India
May 3-India v Kazakhstan
May 6-Qatar v Kazakhstan
TEST RUGBY POINT-SCORING DATA UPDATING-Coming
Tier 2-3 NATIONS POINT SCORERS. Compiled by Giles Etienne Updated to end of December 2022-Coming
Since Giles’ first point-scoring data charts were introduced in November 2020 he has worked on updating his records. These I will gradually revise as time permits. His original introduction is below.
‘I started to list the players who have scored in the 3rd unions opposing matches for more than 20 years now thanks to the emergence of internet.
But I had begun to be interested in statistics in rugby for much longer, actually as far back as I can remember. I must say that I do not know where it comes from, compiling the statistics in sport is not really in the French mentality, rather Anglo-Saxon. At the time (I was a teenager), I started making sheets about the players of the XV of France; today, I was able to develop the complete dictionary of all French internationals, with as complete data as possible and a photo of each one of them.
Then, gradually, I became interested in foreign players (I mean non-French!), first the All-Blacks, the British and other 1st unions, then the 2nd unions, and finally the 3rd unions, as the number of countries involved in test-matches increased.
Data below are from a systematic compilation of all the match sheets and reports I have gathered since 2001 (but quite complete only from 2011), plus various books, booklets, annuals and Unions web pages. I would like here to pay tribute for the work done by the continental associations and World Rugby to publish the match sheets; Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania; Americas (mostly South America) are still far behind for that. And many thanks also to everyone around the world who has the patience and kindness to respond to my requests.
These data are indicative (a lot of match sheets were incomplete or aberrant, and there are quite often discrepancies between newspapers reports on the same match), but fairly representative I think so. For the players of the years 2000~2010, the tries and point scored is probably by default, due to lack of data, except for some countries that at some times have published (website, booklets) complete historical statistics (such as Sweden, Malta, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, etc. ...).’
EUROPE-Updated to the end of 2022-Loaded 30/05/2023
INTERNATIONAL TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AND RESULTS
2023 International Rugby Fixtures and Results- Updated 19/05/2023
Rugby Fixtures and Results - Updated 31/01/2023
2021 International Rugby Fixtures and Results- Updated 6/02/2022
ARCHIVES-1996-2020 – Created 8/02/2022
GWC AND WORLD RUGBY RANKING TABLES
World Rugby, unlike the GWC Rankings, does not exclude a nation if it does not
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 22/03/2023
Americas North Table- coming soon
Americas South Table- coming soon
Asia Table – Updated 31/05/2023
Table- Updated 31/05/2023
Oceania Table- coming soon
World Table-Updated 26/02/2023
Americas North Table-coming soon
Americas South Table-Updated 2/02/2023
Asia Table -Updated 2/02/2023
Oceania Table-coming soon
YOUNGEST AND OLDEST TEST RUGBY PLAYERS
2015 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
2011 Youngest and Oldest Test Rugby Players
2010 Youngest and Oldest Rugby Test Players
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
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.
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!
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