Saturday, March 25, 2023

Spain bow out of Sydney tournament with a win against Canada

The Spanish rugby 7 team finished 14th in the tournament held in Sydney (Australia).The fifth leg of the World Series, after a Sunday in which they lost to Kenya (12–17), picked up their only win of the weekend against Canada (17–14) and lost against Uruguay (5–26).

Consolation Trophy quarter-final against Kenya decided in extra timeTo which Spain came in lamenting a too-passed pass from Paco Coscuella to Tiago Romero in the final act of regulation time, in a move that should have handed the Lyons victory.

However, he had to deal with sudden death which lasted barely a minuteas Enrique Bolinches made an ‘avant’ while trying to receive the center kick and Denis Abucues attacked from the base of the ensuing scrum to form an oval pose next to the left flag.

Earlier, Spain had opened the scoring two minutes later with a try from Miguel Reina.After a quick penalty kick, Herman Humwa replied on the next play, running 70 meters in the Kenyan’s classic frontal style, and Anthony Omondi and Manu Moreno also scored to set up 12–12 that paved the way for the extension. did

The match against Canada started badly for the Spanish.who did not defend the drubbing in the first leg and conceded a trial to Thomas Isherwood, a loss which was doubled on the last play of the first half, when Josiah Mora crossed the field to loft between the sticks.

The decoration changed in the second half, with Spain asserting its superiority in winning aerial balls and preventing the North Americans from crossing the center of the field as a result of the first try, scored by Bolinches, followed by points from Manu Moreno and Manuel of Sainz-Trapaga who turned the score around.

Against Uruguay, in a duel for thirteenth place, the team led by Paco Hernández suffered a defeat in the first game when Ignacio Álvarez scored a try between the sticks and, without interruption, the South Americans passed Diego Ardao for one. After taking the kick, he increased his lead by scoring a goal. Follow.

Baltasar Amaya ensures Uruguayan victory on the brink of comfort (0-19)Tiago Romero, the Spanish captain, saved the honor with a diagonal run and Valentin Grill closed the score with one of the most spectacular efforts of the tournament due to his head control, allowing Guillermo Lichtenstein to band and assist him. Got permission. with an internal discharge.

Sydney’s final position allows Spain to add two points to the general classification and now has a total of eighteen.Which moves it to thirteenth place with six points less than Uruguay, which is in eleventh place, the first which will survive the promotion tournament next May.

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