Vanuatu national rugby league team

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Badge of Vanuatu team
Governing body Vanuatu Rugby League
Region Asia-Pacific
Head coach John Nash
Captain James Wood
Home stadium Port Vila Municipal Stadium
RLIF ranking N/Ath
First international
 Vanuatu 14–24 Greece 
(Port Vila, Vanuatu; 20 October 2012)
Biggest win
 Vanuatu 48–30 Solomon Islands 
(Mackay, Australia; 7 October 2013)
Biggest defeat
 Vanuatu 16–32 Philippines 
(Luganville, Vanuatu; 11 October 2014)
World Cup
Appearances 0

The Vanuatu national rugby league team represent Vanuatu in international rugby league tournaments. The national team is run by Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL) and was founded in 2011. VRL was formed by Australian Dane Campbell and a number of administrators wishing to introduce rugby league to Vanuatu.[1] They played their first international match against Greece in Port Vila on October 20, 2012, and lost 14-24.[2]

International results

Year Date Result Venue City Attendance Competition
2012 20 October Greece defeated Vanuatu 24-14 Port Vila Municipal Stadium Port Vila, Vanuatu
2013 7 October Vanuatu defeated Solomon Islands 48-30 Stadium Mackay Mackay, Australia 1,648
2013 12 October Vanuatu defeated Niue 22-20 Port Vila Municipal Stadium Port Vila, Vanuatu 3,022
2014 11 October Philippines defeated Vanuatu 32-16 Chapius Stadium Luganville, Vanuatu 2,021

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