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    تیم ملی اتحادیه راگبی ایران


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    (Wikipedia) - Iran national rugby union team Iran Union Nickname(s) Emblem(s) Ground(s) Coach(es) Captain(s) First international Largest win Largest defeat World Cup Appearances Best result
    Islamic Republic Of Iran Rugby
    Team Melli
    Faravahar
    Azadi Training Pitch 4
    Pedram Baniamerian
    Amin Hosseinzadeh
    Team kit
     Iran 22–11 Pakistan  (18 August 2007)
     Iran 52–3 China  (2 June 2012)
     Malaysia 48–10 Iran  (4 June 2013)
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    The Iran national rugby union team (Persian: تیم ملی راگبی یونیون ایران‎) is a sporting side that represents Iran in rugby union and is controlled by the Rugby and Cricket Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

    Iran is a member of Asian Rugby Football Union since November 2005 and the International Rugby Board.

    The team currently competes in Division 2 of the Asian Five Nations.

    Contents

    History Main article: Rugby union in Iran

    On August 18, 2007 Iran played its first international friendly as part of the Pakistan Tour and won 22 - 11 in Lahore, Pakistan.

    Results summary

    Their Test match record against all nations (listed alphabetically), updated to May 24, 2014, is as follows:

    Against Played Won Drawn Lost  %Won Total 17 12 0 5 71%
     China 1 1 0 0 100%
     Chinese Taipei 1 0 0 1 0%
     Guam 1 1 0 0 100%
     India 3 3 0 0 100%
     Indonesia 1 1 0 0 100%
     Kyrgyzstan 1 1 0 0 100%
     Malaysia 2 0 0 2 0%
     Pakistan 3 3 0 0 100%
     Philippines 1 0 0 1 0%
     Thailand 2 1 0 1 50%
     Uzbekistan 1 1 0 0 100%
    Honours Current squad

    Squad to 2012 Asian Five Nations - Division 3

    • Hassan Nozad
    • Mohammad Khalili
    • Eraj Abdi
    • Rouzbeh Andouhgin
    • Yousef Jalali
    • Ata Jalali
    • Moein Sarkari
    • Meisam Khadem
    • Ahmed Etehadpour
    • Pedram Baniamerian (c)
    • Amin Hoseinzadeh
    • Mohammad Boostani
    • Sajad Izadi
    • Naser Eslammanesh
    • Payam Shojaei
    • Hamid Taqhavinejad

    Substitutes

    • Rasoul Asmar
    • Shahab Balali
    • Morteza Rasouli
    • Akbar Gholami
    • Mohammad Jamshidi
    • Mohamad Sepehrim
    • Hamid Zare
    West Asia
    • Ali Akbar Gholami
    • Sina Khanzade Mohtashami
    • Reza Bayat
    • Behzad Jalili
    • Naeim Harjabi
    • Payam Abbasi
    • Omid Zarei
    • Payam Shojaei
    • Amin Hosseinzadeh (C)
    • Gholam Hosseini
    • Reza Kazemi
    • Hamzeh Amiri
    • Head Coache: Pedram Baniamerian
    • Coache: Morteza Rasooli & Mehdi Hasanali
    Coaches
    • Sadegh Nabidoust (2007)
    • Emil Vartazarian (2007)
    • Rob Yule (2008–2009)
    • Sadegh Nabidoust (2010)
    • Wayne Marsters (2010–2011)
    • Sadegh Nabidoust (2011)
    • Mahyar Askari (2012)
    • Pedram Baniamerian (2013)

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