2009 Atlantic Cup
|Number of teams||2|
|Host country||United States|
|Attendance||3,500 (Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",". per match)|
|Points scored||59 (59 per match)|
|Tries scored||10 (10 per match)|
|Top scorer||Nate Smith (18)|
|Top try scorer||Kei Misipeka (3)|
The 2009 Atlantic Cup, known as the Hotels of Jacksonville Atlantic Cup for sponsorship purposes, was the first Atlantic Cup rugby league football tournament. It was held on November 14, 2009 at Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. This inaugural contest was a single test between the United States and Jamaica. The event was deemed a success, and sponsors hoped the Atlantic Cup would become an annual event, with other developing rugby league nations such as South Africa and Japan competing. It was followed by the 2010 Atlantic Cup, which featured the United States, Jamaica, and Canada.
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|United States||37 – 22||Jamaica|
|Tries: Keiki Misipeka (3)
Nate Smith (2)
Goals: Nate Smith (5)
Field Goals:Derrick Roma
|Report||Tries: Wayne Rettie (2)
Goals: Jamaine Wray (2)
|United States 2009 Atlantic Cup squad|
|Squad||Standby Reserves||Coaching staff|
Updated: 4 November 2009
|Jamaica 2009 Atlantic Cup squad|
Updated: 11 November 2009
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