Norway national rugby union team

Norway national rugby union team

Norway
Union Norges Rugbyforbund
Captain(s) Robert Gannon
Top scorer Kristoffer Borsheim
First international
Denmark 30 -12 Norway
(1979-06-23)
Largest win
Norway 86 - 5 Finland
(1989-10-01)
Largest defeat
Sweden 98 - 0 Norway
(1992-09-26)

Norway national rugby union team is a member of the FIRA - Association of European Rugby and plays in the 2D division of the European Nations Cup.

The team is ranked number 89 on the International Rugby Board's ranking as of March 2015.

Norway's once-captain and a rare professional player is Erik Lund, who played until 2010 at lock for Leeds Carnegie. Erik is the brother of England international Magnus Lund, and joined him at Biarritz Olympique in France from the fall of 2010. Lund had been unavailable to play for Norway since 2006, however played for Norway in May 2010 against Slovenia.

Contents

  • Current Squad 1
  • Overall Record 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Current Squad

Norway's squad for the match against Luxembourg (19 October 2013).[1]

Name Position Club
Felix Krefting LCM RugbyKlubb
Even Ellingsen Blindern RK
Andreas Fyri Oslo RK
Michal Urbanski Bergen Rugbyklubb
Kim Robin Pettersen ECB Rugby
Alexander Rønning Oslo Rugbyklubb
Marcin Gadzinski Bergen Rugbyklubb
David Hume Bergen Rugbyklubb
Erlend Laukvik NTNUI Rugby
Axel Wilhelmsen Oslo Rugbyklubb
Dave Noonan Oslo RK
Alastair Reed Oslo RK
Sondre Gundersen Stavanger RK
Pascal Raclin Oslo RK
Shelton Davis ECB Rugby
Kristian Elgheim Blindern RK
Rob Gannon Oslo RK
Frederik Skovly Oslo RK
Anders Teigland Bergen RK
Andre Slaata Bergen RK
Thomas Bichard-Breaud Oslo RK
Simen Hammer ECB Rugby
Kristoffer Borsheim Erritsø Rugbyklubb
Alex Diessner Stavanger RK

Overall Record

Against Played Won Lost Drawn Win percentage
 Andorra 2 0 2 0 0%
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Austria 7 4 2 1 57.14%
 Azerbaijan 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 1 0 0 100%
 Bulgaria 5 2 3 0 40%
 Croatia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Denmark 13 1 11 1 7.69%
 Finland 8 7 1 0 87.5%
 Hungary 5 0 5 0 0%
 Israel 5 1 4 0 20%
 Latvia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Lithuania 3 0 3 0 0%
 Luxembourg 3 1 2 0 33.33%
 Malta 1 0 0 1 0%
 Moldova 1 0 1 0 0%
 Monaco 1 0 1 0 0%
 Poland 1 0 1 0 0%
 Russia 1 0 1 0 0%
 Slovenia 2 0 2 0 0%
 Sweden 7 0 7 0 0%
Total 71 18 50 3 25.35%

References

  1. ^ Norway vs Luxembourg - ENC 2012/14 - Match Report

External links

  • (Norwegian) Norges Rugbyforbund - Official Site
  • IRB Page
  • Norway on rugbydata.com