Senegal national rugby union team
|Union||Fédération Sénégalaise de Rugby|
|Top scorer||Steeve Sargos (136)|
Senegal 9-15 Ivory Coast
(7 June 2004)
South Africa XV 84-5 Senegal
(10 June 2006)
The Senegal national rugby union team represent Senegal in the sport of rugby union. They are ranked as a tier-three nation by the International Rugby Board (IRB). Senegal have thus far not qualified for a Rugby World Cup, but have competed in qualifying tournaments. They also contest the annual Africa Cup.
Early internationals were played by Senegal against Côte d'Ivoire. Senegal played a number of internationals in 2003 and 2004.
In 2005, Senegal played in qualifying tournaments for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France. They finished first in the final standings of their pool, after defeating Cameroon and Nigeria. Senegal advanced to the play-off, defeating Zambia to advance to Round 1b. However they finished third in their pool in Round 1b after losing to Côte d'Ivoire and Zimbabwe.
World Cup record
- 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
- 1991 - 2003 - Did not enter
- 2007 - 2015 - Did not qualify
- Senegal on IRB.com
- Senegal on rugbydata.com