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Colombia national rugby league team

The Colombian national rugby league team represents Colombia in the sport of rugby league.

Colombia
Badge of Colombia team
Team information
Governing body-
Region-
Head coachDaryl Russell
CaptainDaniel Sarmiento
Most caps-
Top try-scorer-
Top point-scorer-
RLIF ranking40th
Uniforms
First colours
Team results
First international
 Argentina 36-6 Colombia 
(Los Ángeles, Chile; 17 November 2017)
Biggest win
 Colombia 22-18 Brazil 
(Los Ángeles, Chile; 18 November 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 52-14 Colombia 
(Sao Paulo, Brazil; 23 November 2018)
 El Salvador 48-10 Colombia 
(Rochedale, Brisbane; 21 October 2018)
World Cup
Appearances- (first time in -)
Best result-

HistoryEdit

The first rugby league team representing Colombia was organized by the Australian-based Latin Heat Rugby League organization in 2016, with a team of Colombian expats taking part in various competitions and small-sided matches against other teams representing Latin American nations. The first Colombian rugby league team, the Nativos, was established in the city of Antofagasta, Chile in 2017. Colombia made their international rugby league debut in the inaugural Latin American Rugby League Championships held in Los Ángeles, Chile in November 2017, losing 36-6 to Argentina in the first RLIF-sanctioned international on South American soil.[1][2]

Current squadEdit

vs El Salvador[3]

  • Ignacio Manzano
  • Diego Gil Vejerano
  • Milton Mosquera
  • Elver Rodriguez
  • Jose Vasquez
  • Nicolas Perico Daza
  • Daniel Sarmiento
  • Juan David Espinal
  • Sebastian Martinez
  • Daniel Rickard
  • Daniel Mejia
  • Sebastian Maya Jimenez
  • Bryan Mancilla
  • Steven Ospitia
  • Luis Romero
  • Jose Rivera
  • Adrian Oviedo

ReferencesEdit