Slovenia national rugby union team

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Slovenia
Rugby Slovenia.jpg
Union Rugby zveza Slovenije
Nickname(s) Encijani, Gentians
Ground(s) ŽŠD Ljubljana Stadium
Coach(es) New Zealand Andrew Fenton
Captain(s) England Max Skofič
Most caps 96 Caps - 06.02.2017
Team kit
First international
Slovenia Slovenia 21 - 19 Austria Austria
(1992-05-31)
Largest win
Slovenia Slovenia 77 - 5 Bosnia and Herzegovina 
(2007-05-19)
Largest defeat
Slovenia Slovenia 0 - 88 Switzerland Switzerland
(2012-05-17)

The Slovenia national rugby union team represents Slovenia at rugby union. They are governed by the Rugby zveza Slovenije, and have yet to qualify for the Rugby World Cup.

In 2014 Slovenia signed an apparel contract with Impact Prowear for 3 seasons.

Current squad[edit]

Squad to 2016/17 (Rugby Europe Chamionship) – REC - Conference 2 – south.[1]

Gentian is venturing into a new cycle of European championship . The most important is the duration of one cycle of the competition. Now it is possible to proceed in a higher group already after a year, instead of two as in the past, which means that in the case in order to occupy the first position in the group, even in the next cycle progressed to a higher group. Slovenia is in the new structure of the competition landed in Conference 2 - South (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Serbia and Turkey) ..

Current players[edit]

Record[edit]

Against Played Won Lost Drawn Win percentage
 Andorra 6 2 4 0 33%
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Austria 16 12 4 0 75%
 Belgium 3 1 2 0 33%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2 1 0 66.67%
 Bulgaria 3 1 2 0 33%
 Croatia 8 3 5 0 37%
 Cyprus 2 0 2 0 0%
 Denmark 6 4 2 0 66.67%
 Finland 2 2 0 0 100%
 Hungary 12 7 5 0 71%
 Israel 3 2 1 0 66.67%
 Lithuania 2 1 0 1 50%
 Luxembourg 6 2 4 0 33%
 Malta 1 1 0 0 100%
 Moldova 2 2 0 0 100%
 Monaco 4 3 1 0 75%
 Norway 2 2 0 0 100%
 Serbia 6 4 2 0 67%
 Spain 1 0 1 0 0%
  Switzerland 5 1 3 1 20%
 Ukraine 1 0 1 0 0%
 Turkey 1 1 0 0 100%
Total 96 52 42 2 54%

Update : 06.02.2017


Round 1B: South[edit]

Advances to Round 1 Final
Place Nation Games Points Bonus
points
Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff
1  Slovenia 1 1 0 0 74 13 +61 1 5
2  Austria 1 1 0 0 29 22 +7 0 4
3  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 0 0 1 22 29 –7 1 1
4  Serbia 1 0 0 1 13 74 -61 0 0
Points were awarded to the teams as follows:
Win - 4 points
Draw - 2 points
4 or more tries - 1 point
Loss within 7 points - 1 point
Loss greater than 7 points - 0 points

Round 1 Final[edit]

20th May 2017
Winner Round 1A v Winner Round 1B
TBD

Round 3[edit]

27 May 2017
Winner Round 1 v Winner Round 2
TBD

See also[edit]

Most siblings to play in a rugby union international match

The most siblings to play in a rugby union international match is 5 and was achieved by Archie, Jack, Frank, George and Max Skofic (all Slovenia) playing for Slovenia against Bulgaria in the European Nations Cup Division Two match at Park Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia on 12 April 2014. Archie, George and Frank Skofic started the game and played the full 80 minutes. Max Skofic entered after 25 minutes and scored 3 tries, while Jack Skofic entered after 77 minutes. All five brothers finished the game on the winning side as Slovenia defeated Bulgaria 43-17. George Skofic also scored a try while Frank Skofic kicked one conversion.

[1]

Links of Important Slovenian Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

RZS related links[edit]