The Indian Jungle Cats are set to take on the Colombian National team this July in what will be the first time an Indian representative team has taken the field in the code.
Originally formed in 2018 with the backing of the Queensland Rugby League, the Indian Jungle Cats has been focused on introducing the Indian community to the sport, as well looking to muster a squad to represent India at a Representative level.
The Jungle Cats, will take on the 41st ranked Colombian squad in Australia on July 13.
Colombia recently played in the South Americas Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, going down to Brazil 52 – 14 and Argentina 28 – 16, whilst also losing to El Salvador in Brisbane 48 – 10.
Players for the India Jungle Cats include Heritage and Ex-Pat players in Rugby League competitions in New Zealand, Australia and the USA, as well as players from India. Full squads will be announced closer to the event.