Monaco
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UnionMonegasque Rugby Federation
Head coachNicolas Bonnet,
Thierry Danthez,
Vincent Romulus
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World Rugby ranking
Current109 (as of 29 January 2024)

Monaco national rugby union team has been playing since the 1990s. They currently only play friendly games and do not compete in the European Nations Cup, but they are still member of World Rugby. In October 2019, Monaco ranked 101st out of 105 national teams according to World Rugby.[1]

History

Monaco made their international debut in July 1996, in a match against Luxembourg, which ended in an 8-all draw. The next match played by Monaco was in April of the following year, when they also recorded their first win, defeating Slovenia 23-17. Monaco then played a number of games in the late 1990s, and then won three games in 2002. However, in 2006, they defeated Slovakia 6 points to nil. Monaco competed in the European qualifying tournament for the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Record

World Cup

World Cup record World Cup Qualification record
Year Round P W D L F A P W D L F A
AustraliaNew Zealand 1987 No invitation No qualifying tournament held
United KingdomIrelandFrance 1991 Did not enter Did not enter
South Africa 1995
Wales 1999
Australia 2003 Did not qualify 5 1 0 4 54 84
France 2007 Did not enter Did not enter
New Zealand 2011
England 2015
Japan 2019
France 2023
Total 0/10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 54 84

Overall

Against Played Won Lost Drawn % Won
 Andorra 2 0 2 0 0.00
 Austria 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Azerbaijan 2 2 0 0 100.00
 Belgium 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 0 4 0 0.00
 Bulgaria 3 3 0 0 100.00
 Cyprus 3 0 3 0 0.00
 Finland 1 1 0 0 100.00
 Greece 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Hungary 1 1 0 0 100.00
 Israel 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Lithuania 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Luxembourg 2 0 1 1 0.00
 Malta 2 1 1 0 50.00
 Moldova 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Norway 1 1 0 0 100.00
 Slovakia 2 1 1 0 50.00
 Slovenia 4 2 2 0 50.00
  Switzerland 1 0 1 0 0.00
Total 34 12 21 1 36.76

See also

References