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Portugal national rugby sevens team

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Nickname(s)  The Lobos (The Wolves)
Best result  10th place, 2005
Location  Portugal
Appearances  5 (First in 1997)
Coach  Frederico Sousa
Portugal national rugby sevens team
Union  Portuguese Rugby Federation

The Portugal national rugby sevens team represents Portugal in international rugby sevens. The team played for the first time in 1992, at the Catania Sevens, World Cup 1993 European Qualifier. The team plays in competitions such as the World Sevens Series, the European Rugby Cup Sevens and the Rugby World Cup Sevens. Portugal has a record of eight European titles out of ten editions disputed, in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011. Pedro Leal and Gonçalo Foro are two notable sevens players.


Sevens World Series

Portugal has been a core team at the World Rugby Sevens World Series each year since the 2012–13 season.

Current squad

Squad to 2016 Sydney Sevens:

  • Adérito Esteves (vc)
  • Vasco Ribeiro
  • Miguel Lucas
  • Pedro Leal (c)
  • João Dias
  • Vasco Poppe
  • Pedro Silvério
  • Diogo Ribeiro
  • João Belo
  • Tiago Fernandes
  • António Ferrador
  • Fábio Conceição
  • References

    Portugal national rugby sevens team Wikipedia

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