Men’s National 15’s Teams
Singapore Rugby Lions have been crowned Champions of the ARFU Rugby First Division and will now take their place amongst the elite of Asian rugby. Following a draw against Sri Lanka and a one point victory against Chinese Taipei, the Singapore squad were presented the HSBC trophy. This represents a landmark day in Singapore Rugby history with a first visit to the top tier and fixtures in the April and May 2009 period against Japan, Korea, Kazakhstan and Hong Kong. With the recent success of the Singapore National team in gaining promotion to HSBC A5N the team have also risen in the IRB World rankings. As of 1st December 2008 are now ranked 48th having previously been 55th. This jump of 7 places puts Singapore ahead of all other ASEAN countries.
Men’s National 7’s Team
Following a Bronze medal performance in the 2007 SEA Games there will now be an annual 7’s programme which will focus on producing a competitive squad for each major Games.