Uganda national rugby sevens team

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Uganda
Union Uganda Rugby Football Union
Coach(es)Tolbert Onyango
Captain(s)Micheal okorach Vice captain =Philip Wokorach
Top scorerPhilip Wokorach
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Largest defeat
The loss to Fiji at the 2018 commonwealth games
World Cup Sevens
Appearances1

The Uganda national rugby sevens team is a minor national sevens side. One of Uganda's biggest accomplishments has been to win a berth at the 2016 Dubai Sevens, the first leg of the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens Series. Uganda won this berth by winning the 2016 Africa Cup Sevens. [1] [2] The following year, they qualified to the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens by winning the 2017 Africa Cup Sevens, marking their first ever World Cup appearance. [3]

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Tournament History

Rugby World Cup Sevens

Rugby World Cup Sevens Record
YearRoundPositionPldWLD
Flag of Scotland.svg 1993 Did Not Enter
Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg 1997
Flag of Argentina.svg 2001 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Hong Kong.svg 2005
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2009
Flag of Russia.svg 2013 Did Not Enter
Flag of the United States.svg 2018 19th4220
Total0 Titles0/60000

Uganda’s only World Cup Sevens appearance came in 2018, when Uganda defeated Zimbabwe and Uruguay to finish in 19th place.

Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games record
YearRoundPositionPldWLD
Flag of Malaysia.svg 1998 Did Not Enter
Flag of England.svg 2002
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2006 Bowl Semifinalist11th5230
Flag of India.svg 2010 Bowl Semifinalist11th5230
Flag of Scotland.svg 2014 Bowl Semifinalist11th5230
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2018 Group stage12th3120
Total0 Titles4/6187110

Africa Sevens

Current squad

Australia playing Uganda at the 2014 Commonwealth Games AusUgaComGames.JPG
Australia playing Uganda at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Squad to 2014 Commonwealth Games: [4]

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References

  1. Uganda set for Dubai after African win, World Rugby.
  2. Olympic heroes set for Dubai opener, World Rugby.
  3. "Uganda and Zimbabwe qualify for RWC Sevens 2018". World Rugby. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Glasgow 2014 (2014). "Rugby Sevens - Men" . Retrieved 28 July 2014.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)