Mexico defeated USA Rugby South 30-20 to win the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 Championship in Barbados.
The game was as tight and dramatic as expected, with Mexico's vaunted defense tested by a smart USA South attack that crashed ball up the middle and tried to exploit out wide.
USA Rugby South has named its starting lineup to face Mexico in the final of the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 Championships Sunday in Barbados.
Mexico won the Women's U19 10-a-side championship at the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships, defeating Jamaica 22-0 in the final.
USA Rugby South took 3rd. Mexico shut out Trinidad & Tobago in the quarterfinals 34-0 before edging USA South 17-10 in the semis. That afforded Las Serpientes the chance to avenge a 12-12 tie with Jamaica from yesterday. They did.
Day Two of the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships was a good day for USA Rugby South.
USA Rugby South and Mexico emerged 2-0 from Day One of the Men's U19 competition at the Rugby Americas North championships.
The competition has changed to one in which teams play two shortened games on Day One and also on Day Two, getting everyone through Pool Play and through the semifinals.
This is the schedule for the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 15s championships and the U19 Women's 10s Championships.
All from Bridgetown, Barbados.
The USA Rugby South Panthers have named their squad to play in the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 championship to be held in Barbados this month.
The USA South Team 2 defeated Turks & Caicos 44-7 to book a place in the consolation final of the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships.
Trinidad & Tobago won big and Mexico escaped in a tight one in Day Two action at the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships.
The South 1 team is set to face Jamaica in the Rugby Americas North U19 men's competition Saturday.
Here is the South lineup. A large percentage of this team participated in last year's event, which the South won.
He may be a prop, but he’s a prop who can run, and Muhammed Abdullah’s considerable skill will be on display as the East Cobb Trojan suits up for the USA Rugby South 7s team at the LVI this week.
The USA Rugby South age-grade select side programs continue to prepare for the Barbados 7s; NAHS 7s, and the International RAN U19 fifteens, with the Atlanta Camp this Saturday, Nov. 19.
The camps will be held at 10200 Wooten Rd in Roswell, Ga. The Tiger Rugby Academy will assist.