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The Hong Kong national rugby union team is a third tier rugby union side. Hong Kong first played in 1969 and since then have always been in the group of the best Asian teams.Their team is made mostly from British origin players, with some natives from Hong Kong. They have yet to qualify for the Rugby World Cup. Rugby union in Hong Kong is administered by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union.
Hong Kong took part in the last Asian qualifying round for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in which they played in the Asian 5 Nations. They finished second in the tournament and will play Uruguay in the repechage semi-final for the opportunity to play in the playoff final of which the winner will qualify for the Rugby World Cup Finals.
The Russia national rugby union team is the national team representing Russia in the sport of rugby union.
Rugby union in Russia is administered by the Rugby Union of Russia (RUR). The RUR is the official successor union of the Soviet Union and the combined CIS team which played in the early 1990s. Since 1992, the team has played as Russia.
Russia is seen as a Tier 2 union by the International Rugby Board (IRB). The team’s regular international competition is in the European Nations Cup (ENC) Division 1A – often referred to as the Six Nations B. In addition, the team participates in IRB-run summer tournaments – the Nations Cup in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2012, the Churchill Cup in 2010 and 2011, and the IRB’s International Rugby Series in Colwyn Bay in 2012.
Russia competed in their first Rugby World Cup (RWC) in New Zealand in 2011 after qualifying as Europe 2 through their second place finish in the 2009–10 ENC. Russia played in Pool C and finished fifth, scoring one point. Previous qualification campaigns saw elimination to Portugal ahead of the 2007 tournament and expulsion from 2003 qualifying for breaches of eligibility rules. The team also unsuccessfully attempted to qualify for the 1999 and 1995 Rugby World Cups.