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CIS (rugby)

CIS was a rugby union side that played matches during 1991 and 1992. The side consisted of members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The team played four matches, losing all four fixtures. Two matches were played in Moscow, with the other two games being played at away venues.

Due to various circumstances, the CIS did not qualify for the 1991 Rugby World Cup.


Year Month Date Opposition Competition Venue F A
1991 April 10 Romania Friendly Bucharest 6 34
28 French XV Friendly Moscow 15 36
1992 November 3 Italy Friendly Moscow 6 34
17 Spain Friendly Seville 16 19

See also


  • Richards, Huw (2007). A Game for Hooligans The History of Rugby Union. Mainstream. ISBN 978-1-84596-255-5.