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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Philippine National Rugby Union Team Records in Official Tournaments (Updated as of 23 June 2013)

Philippine Volcanoes
This entry is about the Philippine National Rugby Union Team (nickname, Philippine Volcanoes).

The national team's steady advance to the upper divisions of Asian rugby and its performances in the Asian Five Nations tournaments made the Philippines as one of the rising rugby nations in Asia.

Official Name: Philippine National Rugby Union Team
Nickname: Volcanoes
Rugby Union: Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU)
Regional Federation: Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU)
Current IRB World Ranking: 57 (as of June 17, 2013)

International Test Match Debut: Philippines 18 - Guam 14 (20 May 2006)
Biggest Victory: Philippines 101 - 0 Brunei , 2008 ARFU Five Nations Regional Tournament (02 July 2008)
Worst Defeat: Philippines 0 - 121 Japan, 2013 Asian Five Nations Premier Division (20 April 2013)


The following are the Volcanoes XV's records and finishes in official tournaments. 

2008 Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) Five Nations Regional Tournament (Pacific-Asia)
  • Philippines 101 vs. 0 Brunei (02 July 2008)
  • Philippines 20 vs. 8 Guam (05 July 2008)
Result: Champions
Win-loss record: 2 wins


2010 A5N DII Champions
2009 ARFU Five Nations Division 3 Tournament
  • Philippines 15 vs. 0 Iran (01 July 2009)
  • Philippines 25 vs. 0 Guam (04 July 2009)
Result: Champions (advance to the Asian Five Nations Division 2)
Win-loss record: 2 wins


2010 ARFU Five Nations Division 2 Tournament
  • Philippines 53 vs. 33 Thailand (02 June 2010)
  • Philippines 34 vs. 12 India (05 June 2010)
Result: Champions (advance to the Asian Five Nations Division I)
Win-loss record: 2 wins


2011 Asian Five Nations Division I Tournament
  • Philippines 20 - 34 South Korea (June 1), at Ansan Wa~ Stadium [Ansan, South Korea] (semi-final match) L [highlights]
  • Philippines 86 - 20 Malaysia  (June 4) , at Ansan Wa~ Stadium [Ansan, South Korea] (relegation match) W [highlights]
Result: 3rd place
Win-loss record: 1 win, 1 loss


2012 Asian Five Nations Division I Tournament
  • Philippines 37 - 20 Singapore (April 15), at Rizal Memorial Stadium [Manila, Philippines]
  • Philippines 34 - 12 Chinese Taipei (April 18), at Rizal Memorial Stadium [Manila, Philippines]
  • Philippines 28 - 18 Sri Lanka (April 21), at Rizal Memorial Stadium [Manila, Philippines]
Result: Champions (advance to the Asian Five Nations Premier Division)
Win-loss record: 3 wins


2013 Asian Five Nations Premier Division
  • Philippines 0 - 121 Japan (April 20), at Level 5 Stadium [Fukuoka, Japan]
  • Philippines 20 - 59 Hong Kong (May 4), at Rizal Memorial Stadium [Manila, Philippines]
  • Philippines 19 - 62 South Korea (May 11), at Seoul World Cup Stadium [Seoul, South Korea]
  • Philippines 24 - 8 United Arab Emirates (May 18), at Rizal Memorial Stadium [Manila, Philippines]
Result: 4th place
Win-loss record: 1 win, 3 losses


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  1. have a blessed day my dear friend. Your Brazilian friend, Carlos.

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