Norway national rugby union team

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Norway
Norwayrugby.png
Union Norges Rugbyforbund
Captain(s) Andreas Fyri
Top scorer Marty Morrissey
Team kit
First international
Denmark Denmark 30 -12 Norway Norway
(1979-06-23)
Largest win
Norway Norway 86 - 5 Finland Finland
(1989-10-01)
Largest defeat
Sweden Sweden 98 - 0 Norway Norway
(1992-09-26)

Norway national rugby union team is a member of the FIRA - Association of European Rugby and plays in the 2D division of the European Nations Cup.

The team is ranked number 93 on the International Rugby Board's ranking as of October 2013.

Norway's once-captain and a rare professional player is Erik Lund, who played until 2010 at lock for Leeds Carnegie. Erik is the brother of England international Magnus Lund, and joined him at Biarritz Olympique in France from the fall of 2010. Lund had been unavailable to play for Norway since 2006, however played for Norway in May 2010 against Slovenia.

Current Squad[edit]

Norway's squad for the match against Luxembourg (19 October 2013).[1]

Name Position Club
Even Ellingsen Blindern RK Norway
Andreas Fyri Oslo RK Norway
Michal Urbanski Bergen Rugbyklubb Norway
Kim Robin Pettersen ECB Rugby Norway
Alexander Rønning Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
Marcin Gadzinski Bergen Rugbyklubb Norway
David Hume Bergen Rugbyklubb Norway
Erlend Laukvik NTNUI Rugby Norway
Axel Wilhelmsen Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
Dave Noonan Oslo RK Norway
Alastair Reed Oslo RK Norway
Sondre Gundersen Stavanger RK Norway
Pascal Raclin Oslo RK Norway
Shelton Davis ECB Rugby United States
Kristian Elgheim Blindern RK Norway
Rob Gannon Oslo RK Norway
Frederik Skovly Oslo RK Norway
Anders Teigland Bergen RK Norway
Andre Slaata Bergen RK Norway
Thomas Bichard-Breaud Oslo RK Norway
Simen Hammer ECB Rugby United States
Kristoffer Borsheim Erritsø Rugbyklubb Norway
Alex Diessner Stavanger RK Norway

Overall Record[edit]

Against Played Won Lost Drawn Win percentage
 Andorra 2 0 2 0 0%
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Austria 7 4 2 1 57.14%
 Azerbaijan 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bulgaria 5 2 3 0 40%
 Croatia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Denmark 13 1 11 1 7.69%
 Finland 8 7 1 0 87.5%
 Hungary 5 0 5 0 0%
 Israel 5 1 4 0 20%
 Latvia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Lithuania 3 0 3 0 0%
 Luxembourg 3 1 2 0 33.33%
 Malta 1 0 0 1 0%
 Moldova 1 0 1 0 0%
 Monaco 1 0 1 0 0%
 Poland 1 0 1 0 0%
 Russia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Slovenia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Sweden 7 0 7 0 0%
Total 71 18 50 3 25.35%

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