Malaysia national rugby union team

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Malaysia
Malaysian Rugby logo.jpg
Union Malaysian Rugby Union
Emblem(s) Chinese hibiscus
Coach(es) Lee Nyuk Fah
Captain(s) Mohammed Syahir Asyraf bin Rosli
Top scorer Hezekiah Yap (69) (until 2013)
Most tries Mohammed Callum Bin Azmir Kilpatrick (11 tries) (until 2013)
Team kit
Change kit
First international
Malaysia Malaysia 9–23 Sri Lanka 
(November 4, 1972)
Largest win
Malaysia Malaysia 89–0 China 
(May 31, 2012)
Largest defeat
 South Korea 112–5 Malaysia Malaysia
(November 5, 1996)

The Malaysia national rugby union team represents Malaysia in international rugby union. Malaysia have yet to make their debut at the Rugby World Cup, but have attempted to qualify since the South African World Cup in 1995.

History[edit]

Malaysian Rugby Union (Kesatuan Ragbi Malaysia) is the representative of Malaysian rugby. They have good competition with their neighbours Singapore and the Singapore-Malaysia were well contested and well viewed matched. But funding for the sport has not been very generous, players have done extremely well with only what they have.

Malaysian rugby is also very promising with many new players embracing the sport. In 2013, rookies Hezekiah Yap were brought to the team and becoming the top scorer, scoring 69 tries in his first season meanwhile Mohammed Callum Bin Azmir Kilpatrick has also made a large impact which led to him becoming the vice captain of the team.

Current Results[edit]

2016 Asia Rugby Championship - Division 1

Tournament was held at Royal Selangor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Malaysia 10–15 Philippines (L)
  • Malaysia 42–17 Sri Lanka (W)
  • Malaysia 40–20 Singapore (W)

Malaysia won the tournament but will remain in Division 1 in the next edition after they decided not to challenge for promotion (Top 3 Challenge) from third placers of the main tournament.

Squad[edit]

2016 Asian Rugby Championships - Division 1

2015 Asian Rugby Championships - Division 2

  • Azman Osman
  • Mohd Nurazaman Ramli
  • Dinesvaran Krishnan
  • Sae Falupega
  • Nik Mohd Shahidan Mohd Zain
  • Mohamad Syarif Sudin
  • Eto Vaka Saukuru
  • Mohd Syahir Asraf Rosli (C)
  • Faat Hor Rozi
  • Atunasia Lacadamu Takubu
  • Vatimio Rabebe
  • Tengku Mohd Fariz Tengku Roslan
  • Seru Pepeli Naqasima
  • Amirul Sani
  • Callum Bin Azmir Kilpatrick

Substitutes

  • Muhammad Syabil Laila
  • Mohd Saizul Hafifi Md Noor
  • Amirul Mukminin Amizan
  • Mohd Hazuwan Mohamad Zakeri
  • Wan Izzudin Ismail
  • Ras Hurairah Razbi
  • Mohamad Aiman Jamaluddin
  • Isoa Vuluma Turuva
  • Mohd Rosmanizam Roslan
  • Khalid Syed Bin Oliver Smith

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