Rugby union in the Bahamas

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Rugby union in the Bahamas
Country Bahamas
Governing body Rugby Bahamas
National team Bahamas
Registered players 977 [1]
Clubs 7

Rugby union in the Bahamas is a minor, but relatively successful sport. They are currently ranked 86th in the International Rugby Board's world rankings.[2] There are fewer than one thousand registered athletes in the country and only seven official IRB sanctioned teams.[3]

The governing body for rugby union in the Bahamas is Rugby Bahamas, founded in 1963 and their headquarters is located in Nassau.


The Bahamas compete in the Caribbean Championship, a tournament which includes Trinidad and Tobago, Bermuda, Martinique, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and Guyana.[4]

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