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|Union||Dansk Rugby Union|
|Head coach||Ivan Andersen|
|Captain||Jesper G. Jensen|
|World Rugby ranking|
|Current||71 (as of 23 November 2020)|
| Denmark 0 – 6 Sweden |
| Denmark 100 – 0 Finland |
| Denmark 7 – 104 Russia |
The Denmark national rugby union team is governed by Dansk Rugby Union and has been playing international rugby since 1949.
DRU now has nearly 2,500 members in more than 30 clubs.
The DRU Superliga is the highest tier of the national rugby union competition in Denmark. Most of the national team's players play in the local league, however a handful of them play in amateur clubs in England and France. There are no professional players that play for Denmark.
The national side is ranked 71st in the world (as of 22 March 2021).
Rugby Union had been played in Denmark since 1931, but the Danish Rugby Union wasn't formed till 1950. DRU joined the Sports Confederation of Denmark in 1971 and later that year the FIRA-AER (European rugby union). In 1974 DRU co-founded the Nordic Rugby Union (now Scandinavian Rugby Union) and in 1988 DRU joined the IRB (International Rugby Board).
The Danish 1st XV (known as Drusse) participates every year in the European nation tournament (EM). In Europe below the premier rugby nations, the remaining countries are divided into six divisions, where Denmark is located in the second division.
Championship tournaments determines seeding for World Cup qualifying pools. Denmark debuted in World Cup competition in Andorra, October 1992 (1995 classification). The Danish national team reached the second round of the most recent World Cup qualifiers having never qualified fully.
According to the IRB World rankings they are currently rated 60 out of 93 affiliated nations, well above neighbouring rivals Finland in 93rd position.
In 2014, Denmark National Rugby Union Team signed a lucrative 3-year deal with Impact Prowear who provide all kit to the men's senior national team.
|Serbia and Montenegro||2||0||2||0||0%|
Denmark's Elite Player Squad.
Head Coach: Ivan Andersen
Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.
|Player||Position||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Club/province|
|Kasper Vad Pedersen||Hooker||43||Aarhus RK|
|Niels Bjerg Jensen||Prop||4||CSR-Nanok|
|Michael friis Larsen||Prop||Aalborg RK|
|Daniel Pilgaard||Prop||2||Aarhus RK|
|Kristian Rieberholt Andersen||Lock||3||Holstebro RK|
|Johannes Mackeprang||Lock||*||RK Speed|
|Gaspard Nau Valbak||Flanker||*||VGA Saint Maur|
|Nico Vermaak||Flanker||3||Lindø RSC|
|Johannes Soussan||Number 8||*||CSR-Nanok|
|Mikkel S. Jensen||Scrum-half||3||Aarhus RK|
|Andreas Robertson||Centre||10||Nottingham Trent University|
|Jesper G. Jensen (c)||Centre||19||Lindø RSC|
|Oliver Le Roux||Wing||4||RK Speed|
|Christian Melgaard||Wing||3||Erritsø GIF Rugby|
|Joshua Jensen||Fullback||1||Hereford Rugby Club|
|Niels B. W. Gotfredsen||Lock||5||Aarhus RK|
|Jannick Larsen||Flanker||1||Lindø RSC|
|Andrew Grantham||Fullback||10||Aarhus RK|
|James B Rosenfeldt||Scrum-half||CSR-Nanok|
|Thomas Grågaard||Wing||Holstebro RK|
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