- Barbados national rugby union team
union = Barbados Rugby Football Union
top scorer =
pattern_b1 = _barbadosrugby
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first = British Virgin Islands 0 - 10 Barbados
bigwin = Barbados 81 - 0 St Lucia
bigloss = United States 91 - 0 Barbados
no World cup apps = 0The Barbados national rugby union team represents
Barbadosat the sport of rugby union. Barbados has been playing international rugby union since the mid 1990s. They have thus far not qualified for a Rugby World Cup. Barbados has also hosted the Caribbean Championship.
Rugby union had a long history in Barbados, though there was originally only the one team, called the Barbados Rugby Union. In 1995 the union affiliated to the
International Rugby Board(IRB).
Barbados made their international debut against the British Virgin Islands in 1996. Barbados won the match 10 to nil. They played three games the following year; losing to the Bahamas, Bermuda and Martinique. They played Trinidad & Tobago in 1999, losing nil to 15.
In 2001 they played the Bahamas again, defeating them 18 to 25, though they lost to Bermuda in their following fixture. In 2005 Barbados began their campaign to qualify for the
2007 Rugby World Cupin France, in the Round 1a of the Americas group. Competing in the South Pool, and won all three of their fixtures, defeating Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and St Lucia. Barbados finished at the top of their pool, sending them into a play-off match against the winner of the South Pool, the Bahamas. Played in Trinidad, Barbados defeated the Bahamas 52 to three. This sent them through to Round 3b, where they would play in a pool with Canada and the USA. Barbados lost both of their games, exiting the World Cup qualifiers.
Rugby union in Barbados
* [http://www.rugbybarbados.com/ Rugby Barbados]
* [http://www.olympic.org.bb/html/affiliates/Rugby.html Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU)]
* [http://www.irb.com/en/Home/MemberUnionHomePage?UnionID=38 Barbados] on IRB.com
* [http://rugbydata.com/barbados Barbados] on rugbydata.com
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