Guam national rugby union team

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Guam
Shirt badge/Association crest
UnionGuam Rugby Football Union
Head coachTony Penn
CaptainPaul Claros
Home stadiumWettengel Rugby Field
World Rugby ranking
Current74 (as of 28 July 2019)
First international
Guam Guam 8–8 India 
(June 18, 2005)
Biggest win
Guam Guam 74–0 Brunei 
(June 28, 2008)
Biggest defeat
 India 47–0 Guam Guam
(June 23, 2007)
World Cup
Appearances0

The Guam national rugby union team represents the United States territory of Guam in international rugby union. They have yet to make their debut at the Rugby World Cup, though they have attempted to qualify for the World Cup.

The national side is ranked 74th in the world (as of 29 July 2019).[1]

History[edit]

Guam attempted to qualify for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France, taking part in Division 3 Pool B of Round 1a of the Asian qualifying tournament. They competed against three other nations in the pool; Kazakhstan, India and Malaysia.

In their first match of the pool competition, Guam played India in Guam and drew 8-all with them. However they then lost 51-6 to Kazakhstan and 44-15 to Malaysia. In 2006 they played two internationals, a 14-18 loss against the Philippines and a 27-22 loss against Pakistan.

World Cup record[edit]

  • 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
  • 1991 - 2003 - Did not enter
  • 2007 - Did not qualify
  • 2011 - Did not enter
  • 2015 - Did not qualify

Squad[edit]

Squad to 2012 Asian Five Nations - Division 3

Honours[edit]

Asia Rugby Championship

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