Argentina rugby teamLos Pumas 7s, who were crowned champions of the Sevens of Hamilton in New Zealand last Sunday, expired this friday morning Canada from 24 to 19 by Group A of the Seven of SydneyAustralia.
Argentina’s victory came with tries from Agustín Fraga, Rodrigo Isgros (2) and Marcos Moneta, with two conversions from Joaquin Pellandini.
For the Canadiens, Phil Berna and Anton Ngongo scored tries, while Brock Webster contributed a try and two conversions.
In the same group, Australia beat Great Britain 12-7 and Los Pumas 7S action continues this Friday against Great Britain at 9:34 pm in this fifth leg of the World Circuit organized by World Rugby (WR) Will remain Finish this Saturday with Australia on 3.17.
Los Pumas 7 win against Canada on Sydney debut https://t.co/j7vzsRcM5h pic.twitter.com/DjV8fkIJIe
– Telam Agency (@AgenciaTelam) January 27, 2023
Argentina formed with Santiago Álvarez, Luciano González, Isgros, Gaston Revol, Santiago Vera Feld, Fraga and Tobias Wade. Then came German Schules, Monetta, Mathieu Graziano, Alejo Lavayne and Pellandini.
The other Sydney Sevens groups are joined by New Zealand, South Africa, Kenya and Uruguay (B); the United States, Ireland, Samoa and Spain (C), and France, Fiji, Tonga and Japan (D).
Santiago Gomez Cora’s team won the gold last week after beating local New Zealand 14-12 in the final at the FMG Stadium in Hamilton.
Here’s the champion! Pumas 7 turned the tide on the final play of the game and won on their debut #Sydney7s
Rodrigo Isgro (2), Agustin Fraga and Marcos Moneta
Joaquin Pelandini (2)#SeVenComoNunca pic.twitter.com/316AYpeh0m
— Pumas 7s (@lospumas7arg) January 27, 2023
After seven in Hamilton, Los Pumas 7s moved up to third place in the general classification with 59 units, behind New Zealand (63) and the United States (61).
At the end of next May’s campaign, the first four of the WR circuit, except organizers France, will qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, where Los Pumas 7 aspire to defend the podium for the first time in history in Tokyo. .