Norway national rugby union team

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Norway
Norway logo.png
Top scorer Kristoffer Borsheim
Team kit
First international
Denmark Denmark 30 -12 Norway Norway
(1979-06-23)
Largest win
Norway Norway 86 - 5 Finland Finland
(1989-10-01)
Largest defeat
Sweden Sweden 98 - 0 Norway Norway
(1992-09-26)

Norway national rugby union team is a member of the Rugby Europe and plays in Rugby Europe's Conference 2- North Championship.

The team is ranked number 92 on World Rugby's ranking as of March 2017.

Norway's once-captain and a rare professional player is Erik Lund, who played until 2010 at lock for Leeds Carnegie. Erik is the brother of England international Magnus Lund, and joined him at Biarritz Olympique in France from the fall of 2010. Lund had been unavailable to play for Norway since 2006, however played for Norway in May 2010 against Slovenia.

Current Squad[edit]

Norway's Training Squad for the 2016/17 Rugby Europe Conference 2- North Championship. Norway lost to Hungary; 41-7 (32-0), on the 22nd of April in Eztergom. They defeated Estonia, 43-16 (17-13) on the 6th of May, in Oslo.

Name Position Club Country of Birth
Bastian Fromm Prop Blindern Rugbyklubb Germany
Levan Abramishvili Prop Stavanger Rugbyklubb Georgia (country)
Loyd Hopkins Prop Bergen Rugbyklubb Australia
Mats Hallerud Prop Blindern Rugbyklubb Norway
Even Syrdahl Ellingsen Hooker Blindern Rugbyklubb Norway
James Buncle Hooker Stavanger Rugbyklubb Norway
Lasse Eri Marthinsen Hooker NTNUI Rugby Norway
Merwan Boughalem Hooker Oslo Rugbyklubb France
Axel Wilhelmsen Lock Stavanger Rugbyklubb Norway
Magnus Andersson Lock Oslo Rugbyklubb Sweden
Martin Skovly Lock Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
David Hume Flanker Bergen Rugbyklubb Scotland
Lars Thorkildsen Flanker Horten Rugbyklubb Norway
Pascal Raclin Flanker Oslo Rugbyklubb France
Andrew Fraser-Smith Number 8 Blindern Rugbyklubb England
Fredrik Skovly Number 8 Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
Joe Alexander Kennedy Number 8 Bergen Rugbyklubb England
Charles Henry Francis Pembroke-Birss Halfback Oslo Rugbyklubb Australia
Jon Michael Moulton Halfback Blindern Rugbyklubb Norway
Thierry Davy Halfback Blindern Rugbyklubb France
Adriaan Botha Flyhalf Oslo Rugbyklubb South Africa
Aleksander Næss-Clarke Flyhalf Horten Rugbyklubb Norway
Erlend Høen Laukvik Centre Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
Espen Høgset Centre Blindern Rugbyklubb Norway
Kristoffer Borsheim Centre Stavanger Rugbyklubb Norway
Mattias Lindqvist Centre NTNUI Rugby Sweden
Thomas Bichard-Breaud Centre Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway
Carlos Rodriguez Wing Stavanger Rugbyklubb Spain
Fredtrik Northun Wing Stavanger Rugbyklubb Norway
Tobias Carcary Nygaard Wing NTNUI Rugby Norway
Eirik Hartley Fullback Oslo Rugbyklubb United States
Francis Ramon James Skaret Hunt Fullback Oslo Rugbyklubb Norway Glynn Southee Number n/a n/a England

Overall Record[edit]

Against Played Won Lost Drawn Win percentage
 Andorra 2 0 2 0 0%
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Austria 7 4 2 1 57.14%
 Azerbaijan 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bulgaria 5 2 3 0 40%
 Croatia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Denmark 13 1 11 1 7.69%
 Finland 8 7 1 0 87.5%
 Hungary 5 0 5 0 0%
 Israel 5 1 4 0 20%
 Latvia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Lithuania 3 0 3 0 0%
 Luxembourg 3 1 2 0 33.33%
 Malta 1 0 0 1 0%
 Moldova 1 0 1 0 0%
 Monaco 1 0 1 0 0%
 Poland 1 0 1 0 0%
 Russia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Slovenia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Sweden 7 0 7 0 0%
Total 71 18 50 3 25.35%

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