Monaco national rugby union team

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Monaco
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Union Fédération Monégasque de Rugby
Coach(es) Nicolas Bonnet,
Thierry Danthez,
Vincent Romulus
Captain(s) TBA
Team kit
First international
 Monaco 8 - 8 Luxembourg 
(1996-07-01)
Largest win
 Monaco 90 - 0 Finland 
(2002-10-19)
Largest defeat
 Cyprus 44 - 5 Monaco 
(2009-11-14)

Monaco national rugby union team represents Monaco at rugby union. The team have been playing since the 1990s. They currently compete in Division 3D of the European Nations Cup. In October 2013, Monaco ranked 91st out of 100 national teams according to the IRB.[1]

History[edit]

Monaco made their international debut in July 1996, in a match against Luxembourg, which ended in an 8-all draw. The next match played by Monaco was in April of the following year, when they also recorded their first win, defeating Slovenia 23-17. Monaco then played a number of games in the late 1990s, and then won three games in 2002. However, in 2006, they defeated Slovakia 6 points to nil. Monaco competed in the European qualifying tournaments for the 2003 and 2011 World Cups.

World Cup record[edit]

  • 1987 - No qualifying tournament held.
  • 1991 - Did not enter.
  • 1995 - Did not enter.
  • 1999 - Did not enter.
  • 2003 - Did not qualify.
  • 2007 - Did not enter.
  • 2011 - Did not enter.

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