Pakistan national rugby union team
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|Union||Pakistan Rugby Union|
|Ground(s)||Pakistan Rugby Academy, Outside Askari X, Lahore|
|Coach(es)||Malik Shakeel Ahmed|
Sri Lanka 75–3 Pakistan |
(27 October 2003)
Pakistan 24–3 Philippines |
(7 June 2006)
India 92–0 Pakistan |
(14 June 2008)
The Pakistan national rugby union team represents Pakistan in international rugby union. Pakistan is a member of the International Rugby Board (IRB), and have yet to play in a Rugby World Cup tournament. As of 2012, they will play in Division IV of the Asian championships, having been relegated from Division III in 2012.
In the 19 March 2012 IRB World Rankings, Pakistan, along with Mexico and Philippines, were listed for the first time, entering with the base rating of 40 points (which positioned the three national teams in 71st place).
The team is led by inspirational leader Daniel Moussa (Scottish) who is of Pakistani descent. Daniel has led the team since 2010 and is a media sensation in his home town of jalalbad.
The Pakistan national team made their international debut in a match against Sri Lanka in 2003, losing 75-3. They won their first match in 2006 against Guam by 27-22. Recently Pakistan Under-19 Rugby Team participates in South Asian A5N Rugby 7's Championship 2013 and won Gold . They played against Afghanistan and final against India .Daud Gill, Ali Shahid, Ahmad Wasim Akram, Mohammad Owais Akram, Hassan Shah, Danish Aleem, Ayub were some senior Players of the team.
Since their first match, Pakistan have played a total of 20 matches, with only 4 wins and 16 losses.
Pakistan rugby sevens made its international debut at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in the highly competitive Pool B with matches against China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.
Pakistan play in green jerseys with gold and white trim, manufactured by Teejac Sports.
- 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
- 1991-1999 - Not into existence
- 2003-2007 - Did not enter
- 2011-2015 Did not qualify
Pakistan National Players
2014 Asian Games 7s - Incheon
- Sair Riaz (c)
- Umer Islam Butt
- Hamza Hayauddin
- Ahmad Wasim
- Ayub Zafar
- Daud Gill
- Nasir Mehmood
- Muhammad Basit
- Khalid Mehmood
- Muhammad Javed
- Tahir Yaqoob
- Tahir Rafi
- Pakistan Template:Dead link fixed on IRB.com
- Pakistan on rugbydata.com
- Pakistan Rugby
- Pakistan Official Games
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