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Jamaica finishes 10th at World Rugby Challenger Series

Jamaica's rugby sevens team finished 10th on their debut appearance of the World Rugby Challenger Series in Vina del Mar, Chile on Sunday. The Jamaican's began day two with a 33-17 win over Paraguay before squeezing by Portugal 22-19. This was the first time Jamaica defeated a European team in rugby sevens.

In the 9th place playoff Uruguay got the better of the Jamaicans 33-0. The second leg of the series kicks off in Montivideo, Uruguay next week and will run from February 22-23. The tournament also serves as preparation for the intercontinental playoffs in June for this summer’s Olympic Games.

 

 



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