Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Argentina Champions of Chile´s Premier Sevens Event

In a repeat from seven days prior in Punta del Este, Uruguay the UAR 7 was crowned champion in the Viña del Mar Sevens event in Chile. This time, the team copached by Marcos Caldo and Gonzalo Garcia Orsetti won by defeating Uruguay 17-12 in the International Final. As such the Argentine team completed its preperation on a high for the next leg of the IRB World Sevens Series, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada between 10 and 12 February.

En route to the title, the Argentine team defeated Chile (Los Condors) 17-5, Uruguay (Los Teros) 24-10 and Brazil (31-0) on the first day of the two day event whcih took place on Saturday. On Sunday, the Argentine side again defeated Brazil at the semi finals stage and again were successful in defeating the team trained by Los Pumas´ Rugby World Cup 2007 backrower, Martin Schusterman 33-5. Of the players in the winning team, five backed up from the success from Punta del Este: Lucas Alcácer, Martín Chiapessoni, Jerónimo de la Fuente, Pedro Imhoff and Franco Sábato.

In turn, the club tournament was the largest celebration for COBS, who won the Cup Final, while University won the Plate Final  and Stade Français (not to be confused with the French Top 14 Orange side) won the Bowl Final.

Day Two Complete Results
International Semi Finals

Chile 0-17 Uruguay
UAR 7 33-5 Brasil

International Bronze Final

Chile 22-0 Brasil

International Final

Uruguay 12-17 UAR 7

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Bowl Semi Finals

San Juan 14-21 Huaziul
PWCC 0-39 Stade Francais

Play-Off for Eleventh Place

San Juan 12-19 PWCC

Bowl Final
Huaziul 7-12 Stade Francais

Plate Semi Finals
Liceo 7-14 Old Macks
Viña 17-22 Universitario

Play-Off for Seventh Place

Liceo 7-17 Viña

Plate Final

Old Macks 7-12 Universitario

Cup Semi Finals

Old Johns 5-19 U. Católica
Cuyo 0-7 COBS

Play-Off for Third Place

Old Johns 19-0 Cuyo

Cup Final

U. Católica 5-29 COBS

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