UNIONS IN MEMBERSHIP

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Country                              
Union/Federation                                                   
Year of Entry

Scotland                           
Scottish Rugby Union                                                        
1886

Ireland                               
Irish Rugby Football Union                                               
1886

Wales                                 
Welsh Rugby Union                                                           
1886

England                            
Rugby Football Union                                                        
1890

Australia                           
Australian Rugby Union                                                    
1949

New Zealand                   
New Zealand Rugby Union                                              
1949

South Africa                     
South African Rugby Union                                             
1949

France                               
Fédération Française de Rugby                                       
1978

Argentina                          
Union Argentina de Rugby                                       
Mar 1987

Canada                             
Rugby Canada                                                            
Mar 1987

Italy                                    
Federazione Italiana Rugby                                      
Mar 1987

Japan                                
Japan Rugby Football Union                                    
Mar 1987

United States                   
USA Rugby Football Union                                       
Mar 1987

Zimbabwe                        
Zimbabwe Rugby Union                                            
Mar 1987

Fiji                                       
Fiji Rugby Union                                                         
Nov 1987

Tonga                                
Tonga Rugby Football Union                                   
Nov 1987

Romania                           
Federatia Romana de Rugbi                                    
Nov 1987

Belgium                            
Fédération Belge de Rugby                                      
Mar 1988

Chinese Taipei                
Chinese Taipei Rugby Football Union                    
Mar 1988

Denmark                           
Dansk Rugby Union                                                   
Mar 1988

Ivory Coast                      
Fédération Ivoirienne de Rugby                               
Mar 1988

Malaysia                            
Malaysian Rugby Union                                            
Mar 1988

Morocco                           
Fédération Royale Marocaine de Rugby                
Mar 1988

Netherlands                     
Nederlands Rugby Bond                                           
Mar 1988

Poland                               
Polski Związek Rugby                                                
Mar 1988

Spain                                 
Federación Española de Rugby                               
Mar 1988

Sweden                             
Svenska Rugby Forbundet                                       
Mar 1988

Tunisia                              
Fédération Tunisienne de Rugby                            
Mar 1988

Samoa                               
Samoa Rugby Union                                                  
Mar 1988

Serbia                                
Rugby Union of Serbia                                              
Mar 1988

Czechia           
Ceska Rugbyova Unie                                                
Nov 1988

Hong Kong                      
Hong Kong Rugby Football Union                          
Nov 1988

Israel                                  
Israel Rugby Union                                                    
Nov 1988

Korea                                 
Korea Rugby Union                                                   
Nov 1988

Portugal                            
Federação Portuguesa de Rugby                            
Nov 1988

Sri Lanka                          
Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union                             
Nov 1988

Switzerland                      
Fédération Suisse de Rugby                                    
Nov 1988

Germany                           
Deutscher Rugby Verband                                       
Nov 1988

Paraguay                          
Union de Rugby del Paraguay                                  
Apr 1989

Uruguay                            
Union de Rugby del Uruguay                                   
Apr 1989

Singapore                        
Singapore Rugby Union                                           
Nov 1989

Thailand                           
Thai Rugby Union                                                      
Nov 1989

Kenya                                
Kenya Rugby Football Union                                   
Mar 1990

Namibia                             
Namibia Rugby Union                                                
Mar 1990

Russia                               
Rugby Union of Russia                                              
Oct 1990

Andorra                             
Federació Andorrana de Rugby                               
Nov 1991

Chile                                  
Federación de Rugby de Chile                                 
Nov1991

Hungary                            
Magyar Rögbi Szövetség                                           
Nov 1991

Latvia                                 
Latvia Rugby Federation                                           
Nov 1991

Luxembourg                    
Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Rugby                
Nov 1991

Georgia                             
Georgian Rugby Union                                              
Feb 1992

Lithuania                          
Fédération Lithuanienne de Rugby                         
Apr 1992

Bermuda                           
Bermuda Rugby Union                                               
Apr 1992

Austria                               
Osterreichischer Rugby Verband                            
Nov 1992

Bulgaria                            
Bulgarian Rugby Federation                                    
Nov 1992

Croatia                              
Hrvatski Ragbijaški Savez                                         
Nov 1992

Trinidad & Tobago        
Trinidad & Tobago Rugby Football Union              
Nov 1992

Ukraine                             
National Rugby Federation of Ukraine                   
Nov 1992

Norway                             
Norges Rugby Forbund                                              
Apr 1993

Papua New Guinea        
Papua New Guinea Rugby Football Union            
Oct 1993

Tahiti                                 
Fédération Tahitienne de Rugby Française de Polynésie                             
Mar 1994

Moldova                            
Federatia de Rugby din Moldovei                            
Mar 1994

Bahamas                          
Bahamas Rugby Football Union                               
Oct 1994

Botswana                         
Botswana Rugby Union                                             
Oct 1994

Cook Islands                   
Cook Islands Rugby Union                                       
Mar 1995

Zambia                              
Zambia Rugby Football Union                                  
Mar 1995

Guyana                             
Guyana Rugby Football Union                                 
Oct 1995

Barbados                         
Barbados Rugby Football Union                                
Oct 1995

Brazil                                 
Associação Brasileira de Rugby                               
Oct 1995

Bosnia & Herzegovina    
Ragbi Savez Republike Bosne                                 
Oct 1996

Jamaica                            
Jamaica Rugby Football Union                                 
Oct 1996

China                                 
Chinese Rugby Football Association                      
Jan 1997

Cayman Islands              
Cayman Rugby Union                                               
July 1997

Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan National Rugby Association
July 1997

Uganda                             
Uganda Rugby Football Union                                 
July 1997

Madagascar                     
Fédération Malagasy de Rugby                                
Jan 1998

Monaco                             
Fédération Monégasque de Rugby                         
Jan 1998

Swaziland                         
Swaziland Rugby Union                                            
Jan 1998

Guam                                 
Guam Rugby Football Union                                     
Apr 1998

Venezuela                        
Federación Venezolana de Rugby Amateur          
Oct 1998

Colombia                          
Federación Colombiana de Rugby                          
Apr 1999

India                                   
Indian Rugby Football Union                                    
Apr 1999

Niue                                   
Niue Rugby Football Union                                       
Apr 1999

Peru                                   
Union Peruana de Rugby                                          
Apr 1999

Senegal                             
Fédération Sénégalaise de Rugby                          
Nov 1999

Solomon Islands            
Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation           
Nov 1999

Vanuatu                            
Vanuatu Rugby Football Union                               
Nov 1999

Malta                                  
Malta Rugby Football Union                                     
Mar 2000

Finland                              
Suomen Rugbyliitto                                                   
May 2001

St. Vincent & The Grenadines                   
St. Vincent & The Grenadines Rugby Union Football Club     
Jun 2000
            
Mexico                               
Federación Mexicana de Rugby AC                       
Nov 2006

Pakistan                            
Pakistan Rugby Union                                              
Nov 2008

Philippines                       
The Philippines Rugby Football Union                  
Nov 2008

Mauritius                           
Rugby Union Mauritius                                             
May 2009

American Samoa            
American Samoa Rugby Football Union               
May 2012

United Arab Emirates    
United Arab Emirates Rugby Federation                
Nov 2012

Indonesia                         
Persatuan Rugby Union Indonesia                        
Nov 2013

Uzbekistan                       
Uzbekistan Rugby Union                                          
Nov 2004

Rwanda                            
Fédération Rwandaise de Rugby                             
Apr 2004

Ghana                                
Ghana Rugby Union                                                   
Apr 2004

Costa Rica 
Federación de Rugby de Costa Rica                      
May 2014

Slovenia    
Rugby Zveza Slovenije                    
May 2016