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Portugal
Logo Portugal Rugby.svg
Union Federação Portuguesa de Rugby
Coach(es) Portugal Tomaz Morais
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 Portugal 7 - 26 United States 
(Lisbon, Portugal; 1993-06-05)
Largest win
 Hungary 0 - 82 Portugal 
(Sopot, Poland; 2009-05-16)
Worst defeat
 Fiji 59 - 0 Portugal 
(Hong Kong, China; 1997-03-31)
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 4 (First in 1997)
Best result 10th place, 2005
Portugal playing Romania, 2008

The Portugal national rugby union team (sevens) represent Portugal in international rugby sevens. The team compete in competitions such as the World Sevens Series and the Rugby World Cup Sevens. Pedro Leal and Pedro Cabral are two notable sevens players.

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Current squad

A 12-man squad for the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens:

1. Vasco Uva

2. Diogo Mateus

3. Tiago Girão

4. Pedro Leal

5. João Mirra

6. David Mateus

7. Aderito Esteves

8. Gonçalo Foro

9. Pedro Cabral

10. Pedro Silva

11. António Aguilar

12. Frederico Oliveira

Rugby union at the World Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2001 Akita[1]  Fiji  Australia  New Zealand
2005 Duisburg  Fiji  South Africa  Argentina
2009 Kaohsiung[2]  Fiji  Portugal  South Africa

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