South America U18 international rugby tournament (Round 2)
The South America B Under 18 rugby tournament reached its second round today in Chiclayo with games between host nation Peru and Mexico and Venezuela versus Colombia. As with the first round, both games turned out to be one-sided affairs in terms of the scores.
Peru versus Mexico
Mexico once again showed their dominance in the forwards and spun the ball out freely to put in eight tries. Peru’s tackle count was high but they were unable to deliver any points. Final score: Peru 0-48 Mexico.
Venezuela versus Colombia
The second game of the day at San Jose College, Chiclayo, Lambayeque saw the two South American neighbouring countries face up. The Colombia Toucans greater experience with the oval ball game shone through and proved too strong for the hard working Venezuelans. Final score: Venezuela 0-69 Colombia.
The international South American rugby tournament continues with its last round on Saturday, Aug 27: Peru versus Venezuela; and Mexico versus Colombia.
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