Slovenia national rugby union team

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Slovenia
UnionRugby zveza Slovenije
Nickname(s)Encijani, Gentians
Ground(s)ŽŠD Ljubljana Stadium
Coach(es)Tihomir Jankovič
Captain(s)Enej Radelj Šemrov
Most caps106 Caps - 20.05.2019
Team kit
First international
Slovenia Slovenia 21 - 19 Austria Austria
(1992-05-31)
Largest win
Slovenia Slovenia 91 - 5 Slovakia 
(2019-05-18)
Largest defeat
Slovenia Slovenia 0 - 88 Switzerland Switzerland
(2012-05-17)

The Slovenia national rugby union team is governed by the Rugby zveza Slovenije, and has yet to qualify for the Rugby World Cup.

The national side is ranked 70th in the world (as of 29 July 2019).[1]

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 8 5 3 0 63%
 Slovakia 2 2 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 106 57 47 2 54%

Update : 20.05.2019

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 4 3 0 1 191 67 +124 2 0 0 14
2  Bulgaria 4 3 0 1 125 98 +27 0 0 0 12
3  Serbia 4 2 0 2 101 105 -4 1 1 0 10
4  Andorra 4 2 0 2 94 103 −9 1 0 0 9
5  Slovakia 4 0 0 4 53 191 −138 0 0 0 0
Points were awarded to the teams as follows:[2]
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]

20 October 2018
14:00 CEST (UTC+02)
(1 TBP) Slovenia  48–14  Andorra
Gamesheet
Rugby stadion OVAL, Ljubljana
Attendance: 400
Referee: Croatia Hrvoje Bartolić
27 October 2018
16:00 CEST (UTC+02)
Bulgaria  13–25  Slovenia
Gamesheet
NSA Vassil Levski, Sofia
Attendance: 600
Referee: Serbia Dejan Stiglic
3 November 2018
17:00 CET (UTC+01)
Andorra  27–14  Slovakia
Gamesheet
Estadi Nacional, Andorra la Vella
Attendance: 400
Referee: Israel Ariel Cabral
10 November 2018
14:00 CET (UTC+01)
Slovakia  10–37  Serbia (1 TBP)
Gamesheet
Štadión PFK, Piešťany
Attendance: 200
Referee: Denmark Mike Hawkins
20 April 2019
17:00 CEST (UTC+02)
Slovakia  24-36  Bulgaria
Gamesheet
Štadión PFK, Piešťany
Attendance: 200
Referee: Russia Alexei Lebedev
11 May 2019
14:00 CEST (UTC+02)
Serbia  35-27  Slovenia
Gamesheet
Stadion Borca, Starčevo
Attendance: 400
Referee: Israel Ariel Cabral
11 May 2019
17:00 EEST (UTC+03)
Bulgaria  41-20  Andorra
Gamesheet
NSA Vassil Levski, Sofia
Attendance: 800
Referee: Denmark Mike Hawkins
18 May 2019
15:00 CEST (UTC+02)
(1 TBP) Slovenia  91-5  Slovakia
Gamesheet
Rugby stadion OVAL, Ljubljana
Attendance: 300
Referee: Czech Republic Matej Razga
18 May 2019
18:00 CEST (UTC+02)
(1 TBP) Andorra  33-0  Serbia
Gamesheet
Estadi Nacional, Andorra la Vella
Attendance: 600
Referee: Portugal Jao Costa

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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[3].

See also[edit]

Links of Important Slovenian Clubs[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.world.rugby/rankings/mru?lang=en
  2. ^ Rugby Europe. Rugby Europe International Championships 2018–19 Manual (PDF). p. 14. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Most siblings to play in a rugby union international match". guinnessworldrecords.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.

RZS related links[edit]