Venezuela
Nickname(s)Las Orquídeas
UnionVenezuelan Rugby Federation
Head coachGustavo López
First colours
Second colours
World Rugby ranking
Current78 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
 Trinidad and Tobago 26 - 23 Venezuela 
(1998-07-01)
Biggest win
 Venezuela 70 - 0 Costa Rica 
(2006-10-14)
Biggest defeat
 Argentina 147 - 7 Venezuela 
(2004-05-01)

The Venezuela national rugby union team is classified as a third tier rugby playing nation. They joined the IRB in 1998. They entered the Rugby World Cup qualification matches for Australia 2003 and France 2007, but were twice eliminated by Brazil.

Coaches

Rugby World Cup qualification

Overall

Against Played Won Lost Drawn % Won
 Argentina 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Brazil 9 1 8 0 11,1%
 Chile 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Chile A 1 0 1 0 0.00
 Colombia 22 8 0 14 36.3%
 Costa Rica 4 4 0 0 100.00
 Ecuador 3 3 0 0 100.00
 Paraguay 4 0 4 0 0.00
 Peru 18 12 6 0 66,7%
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 3 0 0.00
 Uruguay 1 0 1 0 0.00
Total 67 28 39 0 41,79%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Venezuela estrena nuevo entrenador de rugby" (in Spanish). CONSUR. 24 July 2012. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2016.

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