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Interesting Facts
The TTRFU Logo incorporates the steelpan (the national instrument of trinidad and tobago) and a rugby ball.

Trinidad and Tobago rugby team is known internationally as "THE CALYPSO WARRIORS."

The game has been played in Trinidad since 1922 and was confined largely to an expatriate community until the late 1960's. The 1970's was a period with emphasis on schools development. Schools development faded by the end of the 70's and it was not until 1990 that efforts in this important area were renewed with activity in about 12 schools.

There are currently 13 clubs in existence including the 2 "Services" teams of the police and the Army. There is undoubtedly an abundance of potential talent available.

Trinidad and Tobago participated in the inaugural Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 1998.

Robert Lum Kong is a regular on the USA National Team. While in the 70's, Terrance Titus represented the USA Team.

Trinidad and Tobago have won the Caribbean Rugby Championship in 1967, 1973, 1983, 1985 and 1997 and the inaugural south Caribbean Rugby Championship in 1999.

Trinidad and Tobago participated in the Qualifying Round of the 1997 and 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens and the 1999 Rugby World Cup Fifteens.

Trinidad and Tobago are one of the founding members of the Caribbean Rugby Football Union, which was formed in 1975 and is now called the West Indies Rugby Union.

Trinidad and Tobago has entered every Caribbean Rugby Championship since inception in 1966.

Trinidad and Tobago hosted and won the first ever Caribbean Zone Rugby World Cup Sevens qualifying tournament in January 2000 at the picturesque Hasely Crawford Stadium.

A sports loving country with a rich sporting history that boasts such famous sons as 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist Hasely Crawford, World Champion Ato Boldon, Brian Lara, Dwight Yorke and Golfer Stephen Ames. Trinidad and Tobago has produced international calibre Rugby players such as: Mikey Peters, Gloucester, WASP Robbie LumKong - USA Eagles, 1995 - Present Terrance Titus - USA Eagles 70's - 80's David John - Bristol, Coventry, Bath.

Trinidad and Tobago hosts the region's premier Sevens Tournament, the Caribbean Sevens annually on the first weekend in December.
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