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Uruguay national rugby league team

The Uruguay national rugby league team (Spanish: rugby league equipo nacional de Uruguay), nicknamed Gauchos Uruguayos (English: Uruguayan Gaucho), represents Uruguay in rugby league and made their debut at the first Latino Sevens on 17 October 2015.[1]

Uruguay
Team information
NicknameGauchos Uruguayos (English: Uruguayan Gauchos)
Governing body-
Region-
Head coachPaul Franze
CaptainAngel Morrison III
Most caps-
Top try-scorerJulio Toledo
Top point-scorerJulio Toledo
RLIF ranking46th
Uniforms
First colours
Team results
First international
 Hungary 50–4 Uruguay 
(Sydney, Australia; 4 Feb 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 50–4 Uruguay 
(Sydney, Australia; 4 Feb 2017)
World Cup
Appearances- (first time in -)
Best result-

HistoryEdit

Official Men's Rankings as of July 2019
Rank Change* Team Pts%
1     Australia
2     England
3     New Zealand
4     Tonga
5     Fiji
6     France
7     Samoa
8     Scotland
9     Lebanon
10     Papua New Guinea
11     Wales
12     Ireland
13   1   Jamaica
14   1   Italy
15     United States
16   3   Greece
17   1   Malta
18   2   Norway
19   2   Serbia
20   2   Hungary
21     Canada
22     Philippines
23     Poland
24     Niue
25     Czech Republic
26     Netherlands
27     Solomon Islands
28   17   Cook Islands
29     Russia
30   2   Spain
31     Turkey
32   1   Vanuatu
33   1   Chile
34     Japan
35   5   Germany
36   1   South Africa
37   2   Ukraine
38   2   El Salvador
39   1   Hong Kong
40   2   Sweden
41     Colombia
42   3   Belgium
43     Argentina
44   2   Thailand
45   1   Brazil
46   1   Uruguay
47   2   Denmark
48   2   Bulgaria
*Change from December 2018

Uruguay has played in two international rugby league matches, suffering loses against Hungry and El Salvador. They are currently ranked 47th in the world.

Current squadEdit

The following is the current Uruguayan squad: Angel Morrison III (c),Eric Rendo,Josh Gadea-Hellyer,Niko Cama,Matt Cama,Steven Clarke,Gabriel Papa,Julio Toledo,Michael Leon,Matty Booth,Pablo Florentin,Andres Rossini,Javier Britos,Noah Cama Luke Morrissey, Kevin Clarke,Kristofer Viera,Diego Papa,Nico Papa,Ryan Kungl and Gabriel Hernandez

RecordEdit

Below is table of the representative rugby league matches played by Uruguay at test level up until 14 June 2019:

Opponent Played Won Lost Drawn Win % For Aga Diff
  Chile 1 0 0 1 0% 4 20 -16
  El Salvador 1 0 0 1 0% 14 22 -8
  Hungary 1 0 1 0 0% 4 50 -46
  Peru 2 2 0 0 100 34 22 +12
Total 5 2 0 3 50% 98 68 -30

ReferencesEdit