Bosnia and Herzegovina national rugby union team

Bosnia and Herzegovina national rugby union team

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Union Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby Federation
Emblem(s) RagBIH
President Ismet Sarajlić
Coach(es) Ermin Mušinović and Kenan Uzunović
Captain(s) Armin Vehabović
First international
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 - 47 Croatia 
(28 November 1992)
Largest win
Bosnia and Herzegovina 59 - 12 Bulgaria 
(04 October 2014)
Largest defeat
 Slovenia 77 - 5 Bosnia and Herzegovina
(19 May 2007)

The Bosnia and Herzegovina national rugby union team represents Bosnia and Herzegovina in international rugby union. The nation have yet to make their debut at the Rugby World Cup. Bosnia and Herzegovina have been playing international rugby since the early 1990s.

History

Bosnia and Herzegovina made their international debut in November 1992 in a match against Croatia, losing 3 points to 47. They also played numerous matches during the late 1990s, including fixtures against Croatia, Luxembourg, Slovenia and Hungary before winning their first international in 2000 against Hungary, winning by one point 13-12.

Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in qualifying for the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia, competing in Pool B of Round 1 during 2000-01. They finished fifth in their group (winning two games). They also participated in qualifying tournaments for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.

Current Squad

Squad to 2015 Rugby World Cup – Europe qualification.[1]

World Cup record

  • 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
  • 1991-1999 - Did not enter
  • 2003-2007 - Did not qualify
  • 2011 - Did not enter

See also

References

  1. ^ 2014 European Nations Cup

External links

  • IRB Bosnia Page
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina on rugbydata.com