RAN Sevens: Guyana beaten 15-7 by Bermuda in game two
The ‘Green Machine’, Guyana’s senior national Men’s Rugby team, lost their second game of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens tournament on Saturday afternoon in the Turks and Caicos.
Playing at the Meridian Rugby Fields, the Guyanese went down 15-7 to Bermuda in their Pool C contest. Despite the defeat, Guyana remains in the hunt for the title after finishing second in the Pool, following their 36-5 success against Belize earlier in the day.
Results of Day One
Jamaica 24-5 Turks and Caicos
Jamaica 31-7 British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands 19-15 Turks and Caicos
Mexico 33-0 Curacao
Mexico 22-19 Barbados
Barbados 24-7 Curacao
Guyana 36-5 Belize
Bermuda 15-7 Guyana
Bermuda 38-0 Belize
The top two teams from each of the three Pools have now advanced to the Cup competition, while the bottom teams will play for the Plate on Sunday.
For the Cup competition, the six nations have been re-seeded into two pools of three and play against each of their pool opponents.
Games on Sunday
09:30h- (Plate) Turks and Caicos vs Curacao
10:00h- (Pool One) Guyana vs Jamaica
10:30h- (Pool Two) Mexico vs British Virgin Islands
11:30h- (Plate) Curacao vs Belize
12:00h- (Pool One) Guyana vs Barbados
12:30h- (Pool Two) Bermuda vs British Virgin Islands
13:30h- (Plate) Turks and Caicos vs Belize
14:00h- (Pool One) Jamaica vs Barbados
14:30h- (Pool Two) Mexico vs Bermuda
These matches will be followed by the Plate final, Third and Fifth and place playoffs and the final of the Cup competition.
The tournament acts as a qualifier for next year’s World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series, with the winning side gaining the opportunity to compete for the 16th and final spot on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series.