|Union||Jamaica Rugby Football Union|
|World Rugby ranking|
|Current||30 (as of 23 November 2020)|
The Jamaica women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Jamaica, representing them at rugby union. They played their first sevens international in 2000, and their first test in 2003.
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See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering
|2003-12-03 (CARIB)|| Trinidad and Tobago ||20-0||Port of Spain||[1/1/1]|
|2003-12-04 (CARIB)|| Trinidad and Tobago ||10-0||Port of Spain||[2/2/2]|
|2004-06-19|| Jamaica ||15-3||Montego Bay||[3/1/1]|
|2006-09-28 (CARIB)|| Jamaica ||5-6||Kingston||[4/1/1]|
|2006-09-30 (CARIB)|| Jamaica ||27-0||Kingston||[5/4/3]|
|2008-05-05 (CARIB)|| Jamaica ||10-12||Georgetown, Guyana||[6/5/4]|
|2008-05-07(CARIB)|| Cayman Islands ||7-12||Georgetown, Guyana||[3/7/2]|
|2008-05-10(CARIB)|| Guyana ||13-10||Georgetown, Guyana||[5/8/2]|
|2008-06-14|| Jamaica ||15-0||Kingston, Jamaica||[9/5/3]|
|2011-07-10 (CARIB)|| Cayman Islands ||12-15||Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands||[10/10/4]|
|2011-07-12 (CARIB)|| Jamaica ||5-37||Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands||[11/12/5]|
|2011-07-14 (CARIB)|| Caribbean Select XV ||13-44||Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands||[4/12/1]|
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