The Rugby Union Equipo Nacional de El Salvador, nicknamed Los Torogoces, represents El Salvador in rugby union. They had their first international tournament in 2011 in Costa Rica along the other teams from Central America, winning the Silver Cup.
El Salvador started playing matches against Guatemalan clubs in 2009, losing 3−85 against Xela and winning 37–11 against Santa Rosa. consequently a victory against Xela Rugby Club for 17–0, after clinching the second place in the Guatemalan Championship the "Torogoces" prepare 2 teams to give battle in the upcoming championship, which is in this case to bring the 1st place, to make this happen, the Salvadoran squad prepares with rugby-knowledgeable coaching group (coaches are from France and Argentina) even though Rugby is such a young sport in this Central American country it is opening way within other popular sports, recently "FSR" (Federacion Salvadorena de Rugby) was recognized as a federation from the local Olympic committee, making it an official recognized sport in El Salvador.
El Salvador's rugby union team has a mixture of local young athletes with the reinforcement of experienced foreign players. Torogoces now remains as El Salvador's national team, recognized by CONSUR as a member and will participate in south and Central American tournaments under that name. Rugby in this country has evolved and two clubs have been created: Cuscatlan Rugby Club and Santa Tecla Rugby Club, both still participating in the binational club league with Guatemala. Players from both teams will be selected by trainers and the Federacion Salvadorena de Rugby to be part of Torogoces for international tournaments.