Rugby union in Anguilla

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Rugby union in Anguilla is a minor, but growing sport. It is not ranked by the IRB as it is not affiliated in its own right.

Governing body[edit]

The governing body is not affiliated to NAWIRA or the IRB, although there have been link ups with the English Rugby Football Union.

History[edit]

Rugby was introduced to Anguilla by the British who colonised the area.

Like many small islands, Anguilla has a population problem. The main sport is cricket, and the national population is a mere 13,477.

The main team is the Anguilla Eels RFC, who were formed in April 2006.[1] The Eels have been finalists in the St. Martin tournament in November 2006 and semi finalists in 2007.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rugby in Anguilla!, Anguilla News
  2. ^ http://www.caribbeangames2009.com/c-Anguilla.asp