Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Brazilian Championship - Super 10 Round One Results!
The second round will take place on August 13 with the tournaments two other teams, Niterói of Rio de Janeiro and Bandeirantes of São Paulo both playing their first match. Desterro will play host to Bandeirantes in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Unibrasil/CRC will host Belo Horizonte in Curitiba, Paraná, Niterói will host São José in Niterói which sits across the bay from Rio de Janeiro city and Farrapos will play host to Rio Branco in Rio Grande do Sul. Farrapos are considered to have the biggest fan base in Brazil. The clubs city of Bento Gonçalves was the host of the 2011 CONSUR Sevens tournament in which Brazil made history in knocking over Argentina. The Brazilian Super 10 underlines the growth of rugby in Brazil and in South America as a whole. The success of Argentina has resulted in rugby expanding its borders into more parts of the continent with Brazil looming as the nest Russia.
SPAC vs Rio Branco