With two Marabunta players, the rugby team won bronze in the Dubai Sevens

2024-01-14 19:07:26

The Argentina Women’s Rugby Team had a great performance at the start of the Sevens Challenger Series 2024 in Dubai at the end of the Third place. He had in his squad the presence of two players from Marabunta: Micaela Pallero and Mayra Genghini.

In the United Arab Emirates, The Yaguaretés won their three group stage matches, They advanced to the quarterfinals and just lost in the semis. Then they got the bronze medal by winning the duel for third place.

On the first day of competition, Argentina defeated Poland (19-12)to the selected Hong Kong (19-0) already Paraguay (33-12). In the quarterfinals they defeated Thailand (22-12) and in the semis they lost with Kenya (17-0). Finally, they prevailed over Uganda (36-10) and they were third.

The Neuquén Pallero He started every game and closed the tournament with 4 triestwo against Thailand in the quarterfinals and another two in third place against Uganda.

The Cipoleña Genghini He also contributed a try in the last match. Although he was a substitute, he added minutes in most of the games. The two players were trained and belong to the club Cipolletti’s Marabuntaa source of pride for the institution and the region.

The Argentine team will play again in the second stage of the Sevens Challenger Series in March in Uruguay. The third and last appointment will be in May in Poland.

The best four will qualify for the final of Madrid where the pass to the main draw of the 2025 world circuit, the great objective of the Yaguaretés. In that contest there are 12 best teams in the world.

The other important challenge this year will be qualification for the Paris Olympic Games. The playoff will be in June in Monaco along with 11 other countries, with only one place at stake.

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