Latvia national rugby sevens team

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The Latvia national rugby union sevens is a minor national sevens side.

Latvian rugby received a surprise boost when they qualified for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 1993.[1] At the time, there were only two pitches in the country, both of which spent much of their time under snow.[1]

Tournament history

Summer Olympics

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 0/1 - - - -

History

1993 Rugby World Cup Sevens: Pool A

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 South Africa 5 5 0 0 175 43 132 15
 Fiji 5 4 0 1 150 60 90 13
 Wales 5 3 0 2 135 78 57 11
 Japan 5 2 0 3 67 118 -51 9
 Romania 5 1 0 4 44 133 -89 7
 Latvia 5 0 0 5 29 168 -139 5

Results

Time/Date Match Result Venue
16 Apr 1993
Time:10:00
Fiji  42-0  Latvia Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
16 Apr 1993
Time:12:02
Romania  22-5  Latvia Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
16 Apr 1993
Time:14:00
South Africa  47-5  Latvia Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
17 Apr 1993
Time:15:41
Japan  21-12  Latvia Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
17 Apr 1993
Time:17:04
Wales  36-7  Latvia Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1) p70