ARFU Asian Rugby Series

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ARFU Asian Rugby Series
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 2003
Inaugural season 2003-04
Ceased 2007
Replaced by Asian Five Nations
Region Asia (ARFU)
Holders  Japan (2007)
Most titles  Japan (3 titles)
Qualification Rugby World Cup

The Asian Rugby Series was an international rugby union competition held between Asian national rugby sides. The tournament started in 2003, initially used as an alternative tournament to the ARFU Asian Rugby Championship, but similarities meant it was merged with the Asian Rugby Championship in 2008, to create the Asian Five Nations.

Hall of Fame[edit]

Year Winner Runner-up Third
2003-04  South Korea  Japan  Taiwan
2005  Japan  South Korea  Hong Kong
2006  Japan  South Korea Arabian Gulf
2007  Japan  Hong Kong  South Korea