Slovenia national rugby union team

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Slovenia
UnionRugby zveza Slovenije
Nickname(s)Encijani, Gentians
Ground(s)ŽŠD Ljubljana Stadium
Coach(es)Croatia Tihomir Jankovič
Captain(s)Slovenia Jaka Sajevic
Most caps104 Caps - 2.11.2018
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.

Current players[edit]

Name Test Club/Province Date of Birth
Zaletel Rok 8 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Mulec Marko 0 RK Maribor Slovenia
Sajevic Jaka 15 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Janžek Tine 0 RK Maribor Slovenia
Pilko Blaž 13 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Gorjup Silvester 0 RK Maribor Slovenia
Suljič Mirt 15 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Hočevar Tit 41 RG Heidelberg Germany
Gobec Peter 32 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Kovacic Michael 1 Greater Sydney Rams, Sydney Stars Australia
Miljuš Grega 40 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Mikič Uroš 0 Australia
Šercer Jernej 19 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Vrhunc Žiga 8 Slovenia
Dobnikar Domen 6 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Skofic Max 9 Sedgley Park Tigers England
Lewie Catt 1 RC Lousã(Portugal) Australia
Delmas Guillaume 4 USO Massif Central(France) France
Lah Lev 0 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Javornik Iztok 11 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Skofic Jack 10 Tarleton Rugby Union Football Club England
Radelj-Šemrov Enej 17 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Burnik Žiga 26 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Sambol Lovro 17 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Kavčič Peter 32 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Skofic Frenk Joseph 8 Tarleton Rugby Union Football Club England
Skofic George 7 Tarleton Rugby Union Football Club England
Troppan Anže 25 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Okič Gal 11 RK Ljubljana Slovenia
Železnik Črt 7 RK Ljubljana Slovenia

Record[edit]

Against Played Won Lost Drawn Win percentage
 Andorra 7 3 4 0 43%
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Austria 18 12 6 0 66%
 Belgium 3 1 2 0 33%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2 2 0 50%
 Bulgaria 4 2 2 0 50%
 Croatia 8 3 5 0 37%
 Cyprus 3 0 3 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 7 5 2 0 71%
 Slovakia 1 1 0 0 100%
 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 104 56 46 2 54%

Update : 2.11.2018

Table[edit]

Current divisions and standings 2017–18 Rugby Europe Conference 2 South

Champions and Promoted
Possible Relegation
Place Nation Games Points Try
BP
Losing
BP
Grand Slam
BP
Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Slovenia 2 2 0 0 73 27 +46 1 0 0 9
2  Bulgaria 2 1 0 1 47 54 -7 0 0 0 4
3  Andorra 2 1 0 1 41 62 -21 0 0 0 4
4  Serbia 1 0 0 1 29 35 -6 0 1 0 1
5  Slovakia 1 0 0 1 14 27 -13 0 0 0 0
Points were awarded to the teams as follows:[1]
Win – 4 points : Draw – 2 points : Loss within 7 points – 1 point : Loss greater than 7 points – 0 points: At least 3 more tries than opponent- 1 point
Completing a Grand Slam – 1 point

Fixtures[edit]

Guinness world record[edit]

Slovenia had the most siblings competing in a Rugby Union international when Archie, Jack, Frank, George and Max Skofic played for Slovenia against Bulgaria in the European Nations Cup Division Two match at Park Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia on 12 April 2014[2].

See also[edit]

Links of Important Slovenian Clubs[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Rugby Europe. Rugby Europe International Championships 2018–19 Manual (PDF). p. 14. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Most siblings to play in a rugby union international match". guinnessworldrecords.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.

RZS related links[edit]