The Welsh national Rugby Union team are The Red Dragons. It's possible to confuse them with the Welsh national Rugby League team who are known as The Dragons.
The Osprays in 2008/2009
the Canadian national rugby team is called (nickname I think) Canucks or the Maple Leafs.
Strangely enough the Irish Rugby Union tean do not have a nickname.
The Offcial Name is the Australian National Rugby Union Team, their nickname is the Wallabies.
The Red and Whites
The nicknames for the French national rugby team are Les bleus, Les tricolores and XV de France.
The Scotland rugby team has no nickname.
The Irish Rugby team do not as yet have a nickname
l'équipe de France = French national rugby team les Bleus = the Blues (nickname)
Its the name of an animal - The springbok. Many countries have animals associated to their country i.e. American Eagle's, Welsh Dragons