World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series: the Cóndores 7’s get off to a great start at the Santa Laura | Sports

The Cóndores 7’s got off to a great start in the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series, in Santiago, with wins over Georgia and Papua New Guinea

The Condors 7’s started off on the right foot this Friday his participation in the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Seriesin Santiago, a contest that takes place at the Santa Laura Stadium.

The host team only added wins in their first two confrontations, so they lead their area. They first beat Georgia 19-14 in a great game and then beat Papua New Guinea 24-7 with authority.

Now, the national squad will meet on Saturday with South Korea starting at 2:46 p.m.

Chile is part of Group A. Regarding the other zones, Hong Kong, Tonga, Jamaica and Zimbabwe make up Group B, while Germany, Uruguay, Uganda and Lithuania are in Group C.

Remember that Chilean rugby 7 will dress up next September. The national team will be part of the ‘Cape Town 2022’ World Cup, in South Africa, an event for which they qualified last November when the Latin American team of Costa Rica finished second.

Chile will have its second consecutive World Cup participation. In the edition four years ago, in the United States, the national team fell narrowly in round 1 against Ireland (12-17) and played in the Bowl, which defined positions 17 to 20, winning that competition with wins over Tonga (33 -29), Uganda (20-17) and Hong Kong (20-7).

Other results of the male branch:

Uruguay 12-26 Uganda
Germany 21-10 Lithuania
Tonga 29-5 Jamaica
Hong Kong 33-12 Zimbabwe
South Korea 12-15 Papua New Guinea
Uruguay 52-5 Lithuania
Germany 17-14 Uganda
Tonga 26-17 Zimbabwe
Hong Kong 47-0 Jamaica
South Korea 5-41 Georgia

On the women’s side, the national team lost in its debut 22-10 against South Africa and then against China 36-0. On Saturday at 11:34 a.m. it will be measured with Kenya.

The winner of the competition will secure a place for the upcoming World Rugby Seven Series in 2023.

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