- Jamaica national rugby union team
The Jamaica national rugby union team represent the
Jamaicain the sport of rugby union. The team have thus far not qualified for a Rugby World Cup, but have participated in qualifying tournaments.
Jamaica played their first rugby international in 1975 in a match against Bermuda, which Bermuda won 10-16. They played two other internationals during the 1970s; against Bermuda in 1976, and again in 1977. They won their first match in 1998 - a 22 to 5 win over the Bahamas.
Jamaica took part in qualifying for the
2003 Rugby World Cupin Australia. They were knocked out of Round 1 (North) of the Americas tournaments by Trinidad and Tobago, losing 51 to 5. They attempted to qualify for the 2007 Rugby World Cupin Francein June/July 2005. Jamaica drew their first game 10-all against Bermuda, but lost the second match against the Cayman Islands 8-18. They won their last game 5-3 over the Bahamas, and finished third in the group.
World Cup record
* 1987 - Did not enter
* 1991 - Did not enter
* 1995 - Did not enter
* 1999 - Did not enter
* 2003 - Did not qualify
* 2007 - Did not qualify
* [http://www.jamaicarugby.com/ Jamaica Rugby]
* [http://www.irb.com/en/Home/MemberUnionHomePage?UnionID=64 Jamaica] on IRB.com
* [http://rugbydata.com/jamaica Jamaica] on rugbydata.com
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