International Rugby Teams Nick Names and Emblems

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Jan 10, 2021, 09:23

NICK NAMES OF RUGBY TEAMS (in alphabetical order)


Argentina …LOS PUMAS (animal is Jaguar and NOT a Puma)

Belgium…ZWARTE DUIVELS (Black Devils)

Canada…CANUCKS/LES ROUGES (Maple Leaf)

Chile…LOS CONDORS

Coite D’Ivoire…LES ELEPHANTS

Czech Rep…PANTHERS

Fiji...BATI (warriors)

France…LES BLEUS (Cockerel)

Georgia…LELOS (ancient indigenous Georgian sport) Men of Borjali

Hong Kong…DRAGONS

Ireland…Does not have a nickname but SHAMROCK is emblem

Italy…GIL AZZURI (same as football team…refers to colours light blue or azure

Japan...BRAVE BLOSSOMS (The Cherry Tree Emblem)

Namibia…WELWITSCHIAS (a plant) also BILTONG BOERE

NZ…ALL BLACKS (self explanatory)

Papua…PUKPUKS

Poland…BLALO-CZERWONI (means white/red, sometimes called The Hussars

Portugal…OS LOBOS (The Wolves)

Romania…OAKS ( a tree)

Russia…BEARS

Samoa…MANU SAMOA (a chief/warrior that goes back 10 generations)

Scotland…Does not use nickname but EMBLEM Thistle.

Spain…EL XV DEL LEON (Lion)

Tonga…IKALE TAHI (Sea Eagles)

Ukraine…COSSACKS

Uruguay…LOS TEROS

USA…The EAGLES (International emblem) LOL sorry, national emblem...hahaha

Wales…DRAGONS (Emblem but sometimes also OSTRICHT FEATHERS)

 

 

 


Jan 10, 2021, 09:45

I beliece CC is looking for a team to support.. not sure where I got this notion from, was it the grapevine or the plumline, oh yes I recall it was the latter...?

Can I suggest Papua, they are badly in need of support8-) and besides I think you would like their nick name...haha....hahaha




(Jokes aside...they produced Will Genia and the Diggers stole him)



 
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