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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.

FEBRUARY 2018

THERE ARE SECTIONS OF THIS WEB SITE THAT ARE BEING REVISED AND UPDATED (EVENTUALLY)

 

Updated Saturday 24 February
 
LATEST NEWS 

Latest Data Stuff-Scroll down for details

Bledisloe Cup Fixture in Japan-Additions and Alterations (24/02)
Rugby Championship 2018 Fixtures-Additions & Alterations (24/02)
2018 International Test Rugby Fixtures-Results Updated (24/02)
Test Rugby Fixtures Ahead for 3 March (24/02)
France v Italy Test Result Posted (24/02)
Czech Republic v Madagascar update (23/02)

TEST RUGBY RESULTS-Covering the Last Month

24/02/2018
Ireland v Wales in Dublin (6 Nations International Championship)
Scotland v England at Murrayfield (6 Nations International Championship)
Portugal v Switzerland at Setubal (RE Trophy)
Chile v Uruguay in Santiago (ARC)
Brazil v United States in Sao Jose Dos Campos (ARC)
Argentina XV v Canada in Jujuy (ARC)
Czech Republic v Madagascar in Antananarivo (Nothing about this game on either unions Facebook pages. Unconfirmed report from
http://t2rugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=202&start=850 indicates Czech team is in Malta training with the national side)
Gibraltar v Hungary in Gibraltar

23/02/2018
France 34, Italy 17 in Marseille (6 Nations International Championship)

18/02/2018
Spain 22, Romania 10 in Madrid (REIC)

17/02/2018
Georgia 64, Germany 0 in Offenbach (REIC)
Russia 48, Belgium 7 in Krasnodar (REIC)
United States 45, Chile 13 in Fullerton (ARC)
Argentina XV 34, Uruguay 17 in Montevideo (ARC)
Canada 38, Brazil 5 in Longford (ARC)

11/02/2018
Scotland 32, France 26 in Murrayfield (6 Nations International Championship)

10/02/2018
England 12, Wales 6 at Twickenham (6 Nations International Championship)
Ireland 56, Italy 19 in Dublin (6 Nations International Championship)
Georgia 47, Belgium 0 in Kutaisi (REIC)
Spain 20, Russia 13 in Krasnodar (REIC)
Romania 85, Germany 6 in Cluj (REIC)
Argentina XV 57, Chile 12 in Ashuaia (ARC)
United States 29, Canada 10 in Sacramento (ARC)

09/02/2018
Uruguay 27, Brazil 18 in Sao Paulo (ARC)

04/02/2018
England 46, Italy 15 in Rome (6 Nations International Championship)

03/02/2018
Ireland 15, France 13 in Paris (6 Nations International Championship)
Wales 34, Scotland 7 in Cardiff (6 Nations International Championship)
Uruguay 32, Canada 31 in Montevideo ((WCQ Americas Final Playoff, 2nd Leg)
United States 17, Argentina XV 10 in Carson (ARC)
Brazil 16, Chile 14 in Santiago (ARC)
Switzerland 30, Ivory Coast 27 in Chens-sur-Leman (Test Friendly)

28/01/2018
Uruguay 38, Canada 29 in Vancouver (WCQ Americas Final Playoff, 1st Leg; ARC)

TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AHEAD

03.03.2018
Romania v Russia in Bucharest (RE Championship)
Georgia v Spain in Tblissi (RE Championship)
Belgium v Germany in Brussels (RE CHampionship)
Uruguay v United States in Montevideo (Americas Rugby Championship)
Chile v Canada in La Serena (Americas Rugby Championship)
Brazil v Argentina XV in Sao Jose dos Campos (Americas Rugby Championship)
Netherlands v Poland in Amsterdam (RE Trophy)

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

 

Rugby Profiler
FIRA-AER General Site
Tier 2 Rugby Forum

 

INTERNATIONAL TEST RUGBY FIXTURES AND RESULTS

 

2018 International Rugby Fixtures and Results  Updated 24/02/2018

2017 International Rugby Results Updated 20.02.2018

Archives Updated 14.02.2017

GWC RUGBY RANKINGS

 

2017 GWC Rugby Rankings Updated 15.10.2017-This section is currently being revamped and reorganised
2016 GWC Rugby Rankings
Archive
Created and uploaded 27.01.2017

 

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

 

MATCH REPORT SHEETS AND COUNTRY LISTS UPDATED

 

COUNTRY DATA

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 rugint@bigpond.net.au
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


BLEDISLOE CUP 2018 (24/02)

 

The third Bledisloe Cup contest between New Zealand and Australia will be played in Yokohama, Japan on October 27.

 

RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES 2018 (24/02)

Teams
Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa.

 

18/08: Australia v New Zealand in Sydney (Also Bledisloe Cup)
           South Africa v Argentina in Durban


25/08: New Zealand v Australia in Auckland (Also Bledisloe Cup)
           Argentina v South Africa in TBC


08/09: New Zealand v Argentina in Nelson
           Australia v South Africa in Brisbane

 

15/09: New Zealand v South Africa in Wellington
           Australia v Argentina in Gold Coast

 

29/09: South Africa v Australia in Port Elizabeth
           Argentina v New Zealand in TBC

 

06/10: South Africa v New Zealand in Pretoria
           Argentina v Australia in TBC

 

 

RUGBY AFRICA TEST RUGBY COMPETITION SCHEDULE FOR 2018 (12/02)

 

Announced here at https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-africa-unveils-the-2018-competition-schedule-32-african-countries-10-competitions-more-than-100-matches?lang=en  in mid-December 2017.

 

Gold Cup. The top tier of African Men’s Test Rugby.
The 2018 fixtures for the Gold Cup are also Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying matches. South Africa has automatically qualified. The winner of this tournament will automatically qualify as Africa 1. The second placed team, Africa 2, will advance to the repechage tournament.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Rugby_World_Cup_%E2%80%93_Africa_qualification

 

16/06-Namibia v Uganda in Windhoek
          Zimbabwe v Morocco in Harare


23/06-Morocco v Kenya in Casablanca
          Namibia v Tunisia in Windhoek

 

30/06-Morocco v Namibia in Casablanca
          Kenya v Zimbabwe in Nairobi

 

07/07-Kenya v Uganda in Nairobi
          Tunisia v Zimbabwe in Monastir

 

04/08-Uganda v Tunisia in Kampala
          Zimbabwe v Namibia in Harare

 

11/08-Kenya v Tunisia in Nairobi
          Uganda v Morocco in Kampala

 

18/08-Namibia v Kenya in Windhoek
          Tunisia v Morocco in Monastir
          Uganda v Zimbabwe in Kampala


Silver Cup. The second tier of African Test Rugby. Played in two zones

 

North Zone
08/07-Algeria v Senegal in TBC
11/07-Algeria v Ivory Coast in TBC
14/07-Ivory Coast v Senegal in TBC

 

South Zone
08/07-Botswana v Madagascar in Gaborone
11/07-Madagascar v Zambia in Gaborone
14/07-Botswana v Zambia in Gaborone

 

Bronze Cup. The third tier in African test rugby. Played in Ghana over two days

 

09/05-Mauritius v Lesotho -Semi-final 1
          Ghana v Rwanda – Semi-final 2

 

12/05-Winner SF 1 v Winner SF 2 – Final
          Loser SF 1 v Loser SF 2 – Playoff 3rd/4th

 

Regional Challenges.
Correction. This years regional challenges are in the ‘7’s format not 15’s

 

MONTENEGRO ANNOUNCE TEST RUGBY FRIENDLY (Updated 17/02)


18/02 v Bosnia Herzegovina in Zenica Not a test. Local BH club side only

 

ASIA RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISIONS AND KNOWN FIXTURES (12/02)

 

As at 31 December 2017

 

Top: HK, Korea and Malaysia (Doubles as 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifiers)
Home-Away
28/04-Malaysia v South Korea in Kuala Lumpur
05/05-Malaysia v Hong Kong in Kuala Lumpur

12/05-South Korea v Hong Kong in Incheon
19/05-South Korea v Malaysia in Incheon
26/05-Hong Kong v Malaysia in Hong Kong
02/06-Hong Kong v South Korea in Hong Kong

Division I: Sri Lanka, Philippines, UAE and Singapore
Round Robin. Schedule TBA


Division II: Chinese Taipei, India, Thailand, Laos
Host-Thailand. Venue-Pattaya
23/05-Chinese Taipei v India, Thailand v Laos
26/05-Playoff 3rd/4th; Final

Division III West: Iran Qatar Lebanon Jordan
Host Lebanon. Venue
Fouad Chehab Stadium, Beirut
24/04-Iran v Qatar. Lebanon v Jordan
27/04-Playoff 3rd/4th. Final

Division III Central: Kazakhstan Pakistan Uzbekistan Mongolia
Host Kazakhstan. Venue-Almaty
16/05-Uzbekistan v Mongolia, Kazakhstan v Pakistan
19/05-Playoff 3rd/4th; Final

Division III East: China Guam Brunei
Host Brunei-To be played 5-12 May. Schedule not available

 

Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier

30/06-Tahiti v ARC Winner of Top 3 in Tahiti
07/07- ARC Winner of Top 3 v Tahiti venue TBA

 

https://www.asiarugby.com/calendar-2018/

 

JUNE TEST RUGBY INTERNATIONALS (11/02)

 

02/06-Wales v South Africa in USA  (Venue TBA)
09/06-New Zealand v France in Auckland
          Australia v Ireland in Brisbane
          South Africa v England in Johannesburg
          Argentina v Wales in San Juan
          Canada v Scotland in TBA
          Japan v Italy in Oita
          United States v ? in Denver

16/06-New Zealand v France in Wellington
          Australia v Ireland in Melbourne
          South Africa v England in Bloemfontein
          Argentina v Wales in Santa
          Japan v Italy in Kobe
          United States v Scotland in Houston

23/06-New Zealand v France in Dunedin
          Australia v Ireland in Sydney
         South Africa v England in Capetown
         Argentina v Scotland in Resistencia

 

RUGBY EUROPE CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITIONS (11/02)

 

Rugby Europe Championship
03/03-Romania v Russia in Bucharest
          Georgia v Spain in Tblissi
          Belgium v Germany in Brussels

10/03-Romania v Belgium in Buzau
          Russia v Georgia in Krasnodar
11/03-Spain v Germany in Madrid
18/03-Belgium v Spain in Brussels
          Germany v Russia in Koln
          Georgia v Romania in Tblissi

Rugby Europe Trophy
24/02-Portugal v Switzerland in Setubal
03/03-Netherlands v Poland in Amsterdam
10/03-Moldova v Portugal in Chisinau
          Czech Republic v Switzerland in Prague
17/03-Switzerland v Poland in Geneva
          Netherlands v Czech Republic in Amsterdam
24/03-Poland v Portugal in Lodz

21/04-Czech Republic v Moldova in Prague

 

Rugby Europe Conference 1; North

21/04-Hungary v Lithuania in Esztergom

28/04-Lithuania v Sweden in Siauliai

          Ukraine v Hungary in Lvov

05/05-Latvia v Ukraine in Riga

12/05-Sweden v Latvia in Enkoping

 

Rugby Europe Conference 1; South
17/03-Bosnia Herzegovina v Andorra in Zenica
           Israel v Malta in Netanya
24/03-Malta v Andorra in Kordin

28/04-Croatia v Bosnia Herzegovina in Zagreb

05/05-Andorra v Croatia in Andorra La Vela

 

Rugby Europe Conference 2; North
14/04-Luxembourg v Finland in Luxembourg

28/04-Norway v Luxembourg in Oslo

          Denmark v Estonia in Odense

12/05-Finland v Denmark in Helsinki
          Estonia v Norway in Tartu

26/05-Estonia v Finland in TBC

 

Rugby Europe Conference 2; South
24/03-Austria v Slovakia in Vienna

          Cyprus v Slovenia in Paphos
07/04-Slovenia v Austria in Ljubliana

21/04-Slovakia v Serbia in Piestany

28/04-Serbia v Cyprus in Belgrade

 

Rugby Europe Development

14/04-Montenegro v Bulgaria in Niksic
28/04-Turkey v Montenegro in Antalya
05/05-Bulgaria v Turkey in Sofia

 

http://www.rugbyeurope.eu/competitions/2018-rugby-europe-international-championships

 

6 NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES (11/02)


23/02-France v Italy in Marseille
24/02-Ireland v Wales in Dublin
          Scotland v England at Murrayfield (Calcutta Cup)


10/03-Ireland v Scotland in Dublin
          France v England in Paris
11/03-Wales v Italy in Cardiff

 

17/03-Italy v Scotland in Rome
          England v Ireland at Twickenham
          Wales v France in Cardiff
     
AMERICAS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES (11/02)

 

17/02-United States v Chile in Fullerton
          Uruguay v Argentina XV in Malonado
          Canada v Brazil in Langford

 

24/02-Chile v Uruguay in Santiago
          Brazil v United States in
São José dos Campos
          Argentina XV v Canada in Jujuy


03/03-Uruguay v United States in Montevideo
          Chile v Canada in La Serena
          Brazil v Argentina XV in
São José dos Campos

 

 

FRIENDLY TESTS ANNOUNCED BY GIBRALTAR (04/02)

 

24/02 v Hungary
17/03 v Finland

 

Both games are to be played in Gibraltar.

 

https://www.facebook.com/GibraltarRugby/

Previous Results:
08/04/2017: Gibraltar 22, Finland 17 in Gibraltar
06/10/2017: Gibraltar 21, Hungary 15 in Mandok

 

TOURNAMENTS
 (In the Process of being revised and reorganised)

International
Churchill Cup
Cup of Nations
Updated 27.11.2016
Pacific Rim
Rugby Championship
Updated 18.09.2016
Rugby World Cup
Tri Nations
World Rugby/IRB Nations Cup

Africa
Africa Cup
Updated 13.11.2016
CAR Championships
Elgon Cup
Victoria Cup

Americas
Americas Rugby Championship
Updated 06.03.2017
Caribbean Championship
South American Championship/Cup
Updated 09.10.2016

 

Asia
Asia Rugby Championship
Updated 01.04.2017
Asia Games
Asia Nations
Cup of Nations

 

Europe
5 Nations
6 Nations
Updated 21.03.2017
Rugby Europe Championship (ENC) Updated 07.05.2017
FIRA/AER
FIRA

 

Oceania
Bledisloe Cup
Oceania Cup
Pacific Nations Cup

 

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