RAN Sevens: Guyana beaten 15-7 by Bermuda in game two

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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

Pool A

Jamaica 24-5 Turks and Caicos

Jamaica 31-7 British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands 19-15 Turks and Caicos

Pool B

Mexico 33-0 Curacao

Mexico 22-19 Barbados

Barbados 24-7 Curacao

Pool C

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.

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