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Guam
Shirt badge/Association crest
EmblemLatte stone
UnionGuam Rugby Football Union
Head coachTony Penn
CaptainPaul Claros
Home stadiumWettengel Rugby Field
World Rugby ranking
Current73 (as of 29 January 2024)
Highest71 (2023)
Lowest74 (2019)
First international
 Guam 8–8 India 
(June 18, 2005)
Biggest win
 Guam 74–0 Brunei 
(June 28, 2008)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Emirates 82–7 Guam 
(May 15, 2019)
World Cup
Appearances0

The Guam national rugby union team represents the United States territory of Guam in international rugby union. They have yet to make their debut at the Rugby World Cup, though they have attempted to qualify for the World Cup.

The national side is ranked 73rd in the world (as of 29 January 2024).[1]

History

Guam attempted to qualify for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France, taking part in Division 3 Pool B of Round 1a of the Asian qualifying tournament. They competed against three other nations in the pool; Kazakhstan, India and Malaysia.[citation needed]

In their first match of the pool competition, Guam played India in Guam and drew 8-all with them. However they then lost 51–6 to Kazakhstan and 44–15 to Malaysia. In 2006 they played two internationals, a 14–18 loss against the Philippines and a 27–22 loss against Pakistan.[citation needed]

World Cup record

Overall record

Below is table of the representative rugby matches played by a Guam national XV at test level up until 18 May 2019.

Opponent Played Won Lost Drawn Win % For Aga Diff
 Brunei 2 2 0 0 100% 140 12 +128
 China 4 2 2 0 50% 114 98 +16
 India 1 0 1 0 0% 16 18 -2
 Indonesia 5 5 0 0 100% 160 53 +107
 Iran 1 0 1 0 0% 11 44 -33
 Kazakhstan 1 0 1 0 0% 8 17 -9
 Laos 1 1 0 0 100% 48 10 +38
 Pakistan 1 1 0 0 100% 37 10 +27
 Philippines 2 0 2 0 0% 8 45 -37
 Qatar 1 0 1 0 0% 7 13 -6
 Thailand 1 0 1 0 0% 16 25 -9
 United Arab Emirates 1 0 1 0 0% 7 82 -75
 Uzbekistan 1 1 0 0 100% 23 22 +1
Total 22 12 10 0 54.54% 595 449 +146

Squad

Squad to 2012 Asian Five Nations - Division 3

Honours

Asia Rugby Championship

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-08-18. Retrieved 2019-07-31.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)