Member countries of the IRB

International Rugby Board

118 members : 113 IOC Members, 5 Countries not (yet) members of the IOC, 93 non-members

IRB Web-site

Africa 21 - Asia 23 - Europe 40 - North America 13 - South America 9 - Oceania 12 = 118

Countries member of the IOC:
code country
BOT Botswana 1994
BDI Burundi 2004
GHA Ghana 2004
CIV Côte d'Ivoire 1988
KEN Kenya 1990
MAD Madagascar 1998
MLI Mali 2004
MRI Mauritius 2004
MAR Morocco 1988
NAM Namibia 1990
NGR Nigeria 2001
RWA Rwanda 2004
SEN Senegal 1999
RSA South Africa 1949
SWZ Swaziland 1998
TAN Tanzania 2004
TOG Togo 2004
TUN Tunisia 1988
UGA Uganda 1977
ZAM Zambia 1995
ZIM Zimbabwe 1987
BRU Brunei Darussalam 2013
CAM Cambodia 2004
CHN China 1997
TPE Chinese Taipei 1986
GUM Guam 1998
HKG Hong Kong 1988
IND India 2001
INA Indonesia 2010
IRI Iran 2011
JPN Japan 1987
KAZ Kazakhstan 1997
KOR Korea, Republic 1988
KGZ Kyrgyzstan 2004
LAO Laos 2004
MAS Malaysia 1988
MGL Mongolia 2004
PAK Pakistan 2004
PHI Philippines 2004
SIN Singapore 1989
SRI Sri Lanka 1988
THA Thailand 1989
UAE United Arab Emirates 2012
UZB Uzbekistan 2004
AND Andorra 1991
AUT Austria 1992
AZE Azerbaijan 2004
BEL Belgium 1988
BIH Bosnia&Herzegovina 1996
BUL Bulgaria 1992
CRO Croatia 1992
CYP Cyprus -
CZE Czech Republic 1988
DEN Denmark 1988
ENG England 1890
FIN Finland 2001
FRA France 1978
GEO Georgia 1992
GER Germany 1988
GRE Greece 2010
HUN Hungary 1991
IRL Ireland 1886
ISR Israel 1988
ITA Italy 1987
LAT Latvia 1991
LTU Lithuania 1992
LUX Luxembourg 1991
MLT Malta 2000
MDA Moldova 1994
MON Monaco 1998
NED Netherlands 1988
NOR Norway 1993
POL Poland 1988
POR Portugal 1988
ROU Romania 1997
RUS Russia 1990
SCO Scotland 1886
SRB Serbia 1988
SLO Slovenia 1996
ESP Spain 1988
SWE Sweden 1988
SUI Switzerland 1988
UKR Ukraine 1992
WAL Wales 1886
BAH Bahamas 1996
BAR Barbados 1995
BER Bermuda 1992
IVB Virgin Islands (British) 2001
CAN Canada 1987
CAY Cayman Islands 1977
GUY Guyana 1995
JAM Jamaica 1996
MEX Mexico 2004
LCA Saint Lucia 1996
VIN Saint Vincent 2003
TRI Trinidad and Tobago 1992
USA United States America 1987
ARG Argentina 1987
BRA Brazil 1995
CHI Chile 1991
COL Colombia 1999
CRC Costa Rica 2014
PAR Paraguay 1989
PER Peru 1999
URU Uruguay 1989
VEN Venezuela 1998
ASA American Samoa 2005
AUS Australia 1949
COK Cook Islands 1995
FIJ Fiji
NZL New Zealand 1949
NIU Niue 1999
PNG Papua New Guinea 1993
SAM Samoa 1988
SOL Solomon Islands 1999
TAH Tahiti 1994
TGA Tonga 1987
VTU Vanuatu 1999
total 118, including 5 non-IOC

Countries, members of IOC, not member of IRB

(listed by importance according to number of federations the country is member of)
ARM Armenia -
CMR Cameroon 1999
MTN Mauritania -
SVK Slovakia
TUR Turkey
EST Estonia
PUR Puerto Rico
BLR Belarus
DOM Dominican Republic
EGY Egypt
GUA Guatemala
LIB Lebanon
ESA El Salvador
ECU Ecuador
PAN Panama
ISL Iceland
MKD FYRO Macedonia
ALG Algeria
CUB Cuba
PRK Korea, DPR
KUW Kuwait
QAT Qatar
HON Honduras
MYA Myanmar
NEP Nepal
BOL Bolivia
BAN Bangladesh
ISV Virgin Islands (US)
LIE Liechtenstein
VIE Viet Nam
SMR San Marino
IRQ Iraq
TKM Turkmenistan
SUD Sudan
SYR Syria
JOR Jordan
ARU Aruba
KSA Saudi Arabia
BRN Bahrain
NCA Nicaragua
LBA Libya
ALB Albania
PLE Palestine
SEY Seychelles
SUR Surinam
TJK Tajikistan
ANG Angola
ANT Antigua and Barbuda
CGO Congo, Rep.
ETH Ethiopia
LES Lesotho
SOM Somalia
HAI Haiti
YEM Yemen
BUR Burkina Faso
GRN Grenada
OMA Oman
2 members below here
BIZ Belize
SLE Sierra Leone
1 member below here
BEN Benin
GUI Guinea
MAW Malawi
CAF Central African Rep.
DMA Dominica
LBR Liberia
MOZ Mozambique
NIG Niger
CPV Cape Verde
COD Congo, Dem. Rep.
GAB Gabon
SKN Saint Kitts and Nevis
AFG Afghanistan
COM Comoros
BHU Bhutan
GEQ Equatorial Guinea
GAM Gambia
no members below here
CHA Chad
DJI Djibouti
ERI Eritrea
GBS Guinea-Bissau
KIR Kiribati
MHL Marshall Islands
MDV Maldives
FSM Micronesia, Fed. St.
NRU Nauru
PLW Palau
STP São Tomé & Príncipe
TLS Timor-Leste
MNE Montenegro
TUV Tuvalu
GBR Great Britain
KOS Kosovo
SSD South Sudan
total 93+113=206

Countries not (yet) members of the IOC:
French Polynesia Tahiti Tahiti
England England England
Scotland Scotland Scotland
Wales Wales Wales
Niue Niue Island Niue


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