Jamaica
UnionJamaica Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Crocs
Coach(es)Stephen Lewis
Captain(s)Ashley Smith
World Cup Sevens
Appearances1 (First in 2018)

The Jamaica national rugby sevens team participates in several international competitions. As champions of the 2017 RAN Sevens, they are the first ever Caribbean side to qualify for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens and also participated in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.[1][2] They have previously featured in Hong Kong Sevens World Series qualifying tournaments of 2013, 2017[3] and 2018.[4]

Jamaica participated in the 2020 Men's Rugby Sevens Final Olympic Qualification Tournament in Monaco[5][6] but did not qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. They won the 2021 RAN Sevens and qualified for the 2022 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series.[7]

Tournament history

Rugby World Cup Sevens

Rugby World Cup Sevens Record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Scotland 1993 Did Not Enter
Hong Kong 1997
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
Hong Kong 2005
United Arab Emirates 2009 Did Not Enter
Russia 2013 Did Not Qualify
United States 2018 Bowl Quarter-Finalist 24th 3 0 3 0
Total 0 Titles 1/7 3 0 0 3

Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Malaysia 1998 Did Not Enter
England 2002
Australia 2006
India 2010
Scotland 2014
Australia 2018 Pool stage =13th 3 0 3 0
Total 0 Titles 1/5 3 0 0 3

Pan American Games

Pan American Games
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Peru 2019 Fifth place match 6th 5 2 3 0
Total 0 Titles 1/1 5 2 3 0

Rugby Americas North Sevens

RAN Sevens record
Year Round Position
Guyana 2004 Finalists 4th
Barbados 2005 Champions 1st
Barbados 2006 Finalists 2nd
The Bahamas 2007 Finalists 2nd
The Bahamas 2008 Did Not Enter
Mexico 2009 Plate Finalists 6th
Guyana 2010 Finalists 2nd
Barbados 2011 Semifinalists 4th
Canada 2012 Semifinalists 4th
Cayman Islands 2013 Bowl Winners 9th
Mexico 2014 Plate Finalists 6th
United States 2015 5th Place Finalists 6th
Trinidad and Tobago 2016 Semifinalists 3rd
Mexico 2017 Champions 1st
Barbados 2018 Champions 1st
Cayman Islands 2019 Finalists 2nd
Turks and Caicos Islands 2021 Champions 1st

References

  1. ^ "Jamaica and Mexico qualify for RWC Sevens 2018". World Rugby. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. ^ Korney, Stephanie (2017-12-06). "Jamaica Rugby team Qualifies for World Cup Sevens". Jamaicans.com. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  3. ^ Nelson, Will (April 4, 2017). "Jamaica set for World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifying Competition". Sky Sports. Retrieved 2021-10-21.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Guyana and Jamaica Men See Opportunity, Jamaica Women Debut at the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens". Americas Rugby News. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  5. ^ Goulding, Amy (2021-06-15). "Jamaica Crocs keep their eyes on the Olympic prize". Rugby Americas North. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  6. ^ "Jamaica hope to bring cool running rugby to 2020 Olympics". www.shropshirestar.com. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  7. ^ Iglesias, Rubén Morales (October 18, 2021). "Jamaica win Rugby America's North (RAN) Championship at Turks and Caicos Islands, Belize lose all games". Breaking Belize News. Retrieved October 21, 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)