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Pakistan national rugby union team

 

Pakistan national rugby union team

Pakistan
Union Pakistan Rugby Union
Nickname(s) The Greenshirts
Ground(s) F-10/4 Islamabad, L-Block Rugby Stadium DHA
Coach(es) Roger Coombs
Captain(s) Arsalan Zahid
First international
 Sri Lanka 75–3 Pakistan 
(27 October 2003)
Largest win
 Pakistan 24–3 Philippines 
(7 June 2006)
Largest defeat
 India 92–0 Pakistan 
(14 June 2008)

The Pakistan national rugby union team represents Pakistan in international rugby union. Pakistan is a member of the International Rugby Board (IRB), and have yet to play in a Rugby World Cup tournament. As of 2012, they will play in Division IV of the Asian championships, having been relegated from Division III in 2012.

In the 19 March 2012 IRB World Rankings, Pakistan, along with Mexico and Philippines, were listed for the first time, entering with the base rating of 40 points (which positioned the three national teams in 71st place).

Contents

  • History 1
  • Strip 2
  • Record 3
    • World Cup 3.1
    • Overall 3.2
  • Current squad 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

The Pakistan national team made their international debut in a match against Sri Lanka in 2003, losing 75-3. They won their first match in 2006 against Guam by 27-22.

Since their first match, Pakistan have played a total of 20 matches, with only 4 wins and 16 losses.

Pakistan rugby sevens made its international debut at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in the highly competitive Pool B with matches against China, Hong Kong, and the Phillipines.

Strip

Pakistan play in green jerseys with gold and white trim, manufactured by Teejac Sports.

Record

World Cup

  • 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
  • 1991-1999 - Not into existence
  • 2003-2007 - Did not enter
  • 2011 - Did not qualify

Overall

Against Played Won Lost Drawn % Won
 China 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Chinese Taipei 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Guam 2 1 1 0 50.00
 Iran 1 0 1 0 0.00
 India 5 0 5 0 0.00
 Indonesia 2 1 1 0 50.00
 Laos 1 1 0 0 100.00
 Lebanon 2 0 2 0 0.00
 Macau 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Malaysia 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Philippines 1 1 0 0 100.00
 Sri Lanka 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Thailand 1 0 1 0 0.00
Total 20 4 16 0 22.22

Current squad

Squad to 2013 Asian Five Nations - Division 4


2014 Asian Games - Incheon

  • Sair Riaz (c)
  • Umer Islam Butt
  • Hamza Hayauddin
  • Ahmad Wasim
  • Ayub Zafar
  • Daud Gill
  • Nasir Mehmood
  • Muhammad Basit
  • Khalid Mehmood
  • Muhammad Javed
  • Tahir Yaqoob
  • Tahir Rafi

See also

References

External links

  • Pakistan on IRB.com
  • Pakistan on rugbydata.com
  • Pakistan Rugby
  • [1]
  • Pakistan Official Games


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