Bosnia and Herzegovina national rugby union team

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
UnionRugby Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Head coachErmin Mušinović and Kenan Uzunović
CaptainArmin Vehabović
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First colours
World Rugby ranking
Current82 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–47 Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg
(28 November 1992)
Biggest win
Bosnia and Herzegovina 59–12 Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg
(4 October 2014)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 77–5 Bosnia and Herzegovina
(19 May 2007)

The Bosnia and Herzegovina national rugby union team has yet to make its debut at the Rugby World Cup. Bosnia and Herzegovina have been playing international rugby since the early 1990s.

Contents

The national side is ranked 73rd in the world (as of 29 July 2019). [1]

History

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Bosnia and Herzegovina and Azerbaijan awaiting the ball in a line-out in 2009

Bosnia and Herzegovina made their international debut in November 1992 in a match against Croatia, losing 3 points to 47. They also played numerous matches during the late 1990s, including fixtures against Croatia, Luxembourg, Slovenia and Hungary before winning their first international in 2000 against Hungary, winning by one point 13-12.

Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in qualifying for the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia, competing in Pool B of Round 1 during 2000-01. They finished fifth in their group (winning two games). They also participated in qualifying tournaments for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.

Current squad

Squad to 2015 Rugby World Cup – Europe qualification. [2]

Forwards

  • Semir Ajanović
  • Haris Valjevac
  • Mirsad Fetić
  • Armin Kavazović
  • Edin Pojskić
  • Danijel Keserović
  • Damir Jovanović
  • Haris Oruč
 

Backs

  • Armin Zadić
  • Armin Vehabović (C)
  • Fadil Spahić
  • Sejad Kadić
  • Adi Milak
  • Selmir Glavaš
  • Sabahudin Subašić
 

Reserves

  • Nedžad Garanović
  • Vedran Izić
  • Adis Topalović
  • Nejro Ahmić
  • Senad Turčinović
  • Sedad Tufekčić
  • Adnan Hamzić
  • Zijad Ajkunić

World Cup record

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References

  1. "Men's Rankings | World Rugby".
  2. 2014 European Nations Cup Archived May 7, 2013, at the Wayback Machine