Bermuda national rugby union team

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Bermuda
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UnionBermuda Rugby Football Union
Head coachJamie Barnwell
CaptainPeter Dunkerley / Aldo Campbell
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First colours
World Rugby ranking
Current68 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 16 - 10 Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
(1975)
Biggest win
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 78 - 5 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago
(17 May 1994)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 75 - 10 Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda
(21 May 2016)

The Bermuda national rugby union team represents Bermuda in the sport of rugby union. Bermuda are the current Caribbean Champions 2019 although they have thus far not played in a Rugby World Cup, but have participated in qualifying tournaments.

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History

Bermuda first played in qualifying tournaments for a Rugby World Cup in the Americas tournaments for the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. Bermuda were eliminated from North-Round 1, losing 3 points to 60 to the United States. Bermuda attempted to qualify for the 1999 Rugby World Cup in Wales as well, participating in Group 2 of Round 1 Americas qualifying, where they finished at the top of their pool after defeating both the Bahamas and Barbados, and advancing to Round 2. They defeated Trinidad and Tobago in their first match, but then lost to Chile, and finished second, ending their qualifying run.

Bermuda competes in the Caribbean Championship, a tournament which includes Antigua, Trinidad and Tobago, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, and Guyana. [1]

They competed in the North group of the Round 1 of the Americas tournaments in qualifying for the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia. They were however knocked out by Trinidad and Tobago and did not advance to Round 2. They drew 10-all against Jamaica in the qualifying tournaments for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France but did not advance.

They would win the North group in the qualifying tournaments for the 2015 Rugby World Cup and defeat Guyana but in the next round were eliminated in Asuncion by Paraguay.

Record

Overall

AgainstPlayedWonLostDrawn % Won
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 972075.00
Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 5500100.00
Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg  Cayman Islands 817012.50
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 10100.00
Flag of France.svg  Guadeloupe 3300100.00
Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana 651083.33
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 6501100.00
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 1100100.00
Flag of France.svg  Martinique 5401100.00
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 413025.00
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 10100.00
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 1064060.00
Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg  Turks and Caicos Islands 1100100.00
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10100.00
Flag of the United States.svg USA Rugby South 40400.00
Total643923262.50

Squad

Squad to 2012 NACRA Championship 23 June 2012 [2]

Squad

  • Paul Dobinson
  • Thomas Greenslade
  • Dustin Archibald
  • David Rourke
  • Dereck Hurdle
  • Andrew Hook
  • Henry Paddison
  • Peter Dunkerley (c)
  • Thomas Healey
  • Ian Henderson
  • Jack Ellison
  • Paull Davis
  • Tom Edwards
  • Neville Zuill
  • David Pringle
 

Substitutes

  • Jahan Cedenio
  • Mike Williams
  • Aldo Campbell
  • Tony Ward
  • Darren Richardson
  • Steven Husbands
  • Chris Naylor

Bermuda International Select XV Squad

Squad to face Saracens on May 31 2013 as part of Saracens tour around Bermuda to promote Caribbean rugby.

Head Coach: Flag of England.svg Lewis Moody

PlayerPositionUnion
George Chuter Hooker Flag of England.svg England
Hanyani Shimange Hooker Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Creag Johnston Prop Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Owen Parfrey Prop Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Nick Wallace Prop Flag of the United States.svg United States
Scott Dunham Lock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Aaron Flagg Lock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Graham Harriman Lock Flag of the United States.svg United States
Cam Pierce Lock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Derek Asbun Flanker Flag of the United States.svg United States
Pete Dunlop Flanker Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda
Ben Green Flanker Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda
Anton van Zyl Flanker Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Simon Taylor Number 8 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland
Shaun Perry Scrum-half Flag of England.svg England
Mike Petri Scrum-half Flag of the United States.svg United States
Andrew Ferguson Fly-half Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Zachary Pangelinan Fly-half Flag of the United States.svg United States
Fuailefau Michael Suatia Centre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Patrick Parfrey Centre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Mike Scholz Centre Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
John Quigley Centre Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda
Tony Ward Centre Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda
Gcobani Bobo Wing Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Dan Cole Wing Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda
Geordan Murphy (c) Full-back IRFU flag.svg Ireland

Match Day

31 May 2013
18:30 AST (UTC-4)
Bermuda Intl. Select XV Flag of Bermuda.svg 21 – 55 Flag of England.svg Saracens

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References

  1. Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN   1-86200-013-1) p78
  2. http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/home/matches/match=13762/index.html Archived 2012-07-04 at the Wayback Machine