Confederación Sudamericana de Rugby

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Confederación Sudamericana de Rugby
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Type Sports federation
12 unions
Ricardo Paganini

The Confederación Sudamericana de Rugby (often abbreviated to "CONSUR") is the governing body for rugby union within South America. It was created on 14 October 1989 in Montevideo, for initiative of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The Confederation currently has nine member nations and is responsible for running various rugby tournaments within South America, especially the South American Rugby Championship.

Member unions[edit]

* Denotes not affiliated with World Rugby

National teams[edit]

CONSUR IRB rank National rugby team
1 12 Argentina Argentina
2 19 Uruguay Uruguay
3 28 Chile Chile
4 36 Brazil Brazil
5 37 Paraguay Paraguay
6 58 Colombia Colombia
7 65 Venezuela Venezuela
8 75 Peru Peru
NR NR Ecuador Ecuador

Rankings current as of September 2014.

Rugby World Cup qualifying[edit]

CONSUR nations participate in qualifying tournaments for the Rugby World Cup every four years. Only two CONSUR nations — Argentina and Uruguay — have qualified to play in Rugby World Cups.

Tournament Qualified for World Cup Eliminated in cross
regional repechage
Eliminated at final stage
of Americas qualifying
1987  Argentina
1991  Argentina
1995  Argentina  Uruguay
1999  Argentina
2003  Argentina
2007  Argentina  Uruguay  Chile
2011  Argentina  Uruguay  Chile
2015  Argentina

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