GRR: USA Rugby South
USA South is into the final of the Rugby Americas North U19 championship after just barely getting through the second round of games Friday in Kingston, Jamaica.
The Panthers had a tough game to start in a round-robin against teams from the opposite pool. They faced defending champs Mexico, who didn't have a great Day One but were still tough.
USA Rugby South ended Day 1 of the Rugby Americas North U19 Men's 15s competition 2-0 and are in good position to go deep in the competition.
The Panthers beat a tough Jamaican side 21-7 before shutting out Trinidad & Tobago 31-0.
The USA South Panthers U19 men's team has selected its lineup to face Jamaica in the opening game of the Rugby Americas North U19 competition.
The Panthers were runners-up in the last iteration of this tournament, which was in 2019. They lost to Mexico 30-20. They were runners-up to Los Serpientes in 2018 as well but won the tournament in 2017.
Kingston, Jamaica — The 2022 Rugby Americas North (RAN) will launch its 2022 Women’s 12s and Men’s Under-19s tournaments to be held July 14-17 in the Jamaican capital.
The four-day event, which will be held at the University of the West Indies, marks the first time it’s been held since 2019 in Bridgetown, Barbados; the hiatus was due to the COVID-19 global pandemic
The Panther Rugby Academy toured England and Wales this past month, taking four teams of different age levels on a rugby and cultural trip.