Rugby union in Jamaica
|Rugby union in Jamaica|
|Governing body||Jamaica Rugby Union|
|Registered players||2090 |
Rugby was first introduced into Jamaica by the British. Much of the competition is with neighbouring Caribbean islands, visiting ships and touring sides.
Jamaica were the most surprising union to announce an interest in hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup, considering they had never participated in a previous event, though the quickly withdrew interest after. A record ten unions indicated interest in hosting either the 2015 and/or the 2019 events. The 2019 tournament received interest from nine different nations.
- Jamaica Rugby
- Jamaica on IRB.com
- Jamaica on rugbydata.com
- Jamaica Official Games
- NAWIRA Jamaica page
- Sports Jamaica Rugby Page
- http://www.irb.com/unions/union=11000064/index.html Retrieved 5 July 2009
- http://www.jamaicarugby.com/ Retrieved 5 July 2009
- Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1) p78
- http://www.sportsjamaica.com/read_article.php?id=13375 Retrieved 5 July 2009