South Korea national rugby union team

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Korea
Korearugby.png
Union Korea Rugby Union
Emblem(s) The Rose of Sharon
Coach(es) South Korea Kim Myung Joo
Captain(s) Kim Jeong Min
Most caps Back Kwang Soo (26)
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 Japan 23–5 Korea 
(March 16, 1969)
Largest win
 Korea 135–3 Malaysia 
(September 20, 1992)
Largest defeat
 Tonga 119–0 Korea 
(March 22, 2003)
World Cup
Best result Repechage 2

The Korea national rugby union team represents South Korea in international rugby union. The team is recognized as Korea by the International Rugby Board. Korea has yet to make their debut at the Rugby World Cup.

Korea reached the repechage round of qualification for the 1999, 2003, and 2007 Rugby World Cups, being eliminated by Tonga each time. They also failed to qualify for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Korea participated in the 2008 Asian Five Nations, the inaugural Asian Five Nations.

Current Squad[edit]

Squad to 2013 Asian Five Nations.[1]

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