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Argentina are undefeated against Great Britain and PG are flexing their muscles against New Zealand

Argentina are undefeated against Great Britain and PG are flexing their muscles against New Zealand

Madrid, May 31 (EFE).- Argentina’s Rugby 7s team has topped the rankings in the Rugby World Series final, defeating Great Britain (31-5) on the first day of play. Staged the biggest surprise by coming back against New Zealand (28-26).

The first two matches of the championship decider were spectacular and exciting, as Fiji and Ireland defeated New Zealand and South Africa respectively thanks to two tries with the clock at zero, and in the case of the Polynesians, Iowan Deba’s conversion from the same touchline.

The ‘Black Sevens’ looked set to decide the match with two tries within three minutes from Moses Leo and Cook Savage, but Fiji did not give up and gradually closed the gap until they took possession of the last ball. The tie was flagged in favor of Bonpati Loganimasi and Deba added two points of victory with a superb kick (26-28).

Something similar happened in the other group match, in which the young South African team kept the score for fourteen minutes, spearheaded by new player Qvin Nordje, but Gavin Mull’s double in the final stretch, almost a minute into stoppage time with the fourth score, gave Ireland the win (26-21).

As the thirteenth member, France eased his alignment with XV Del Gallo’s top star Antoine Dupont and dressed in civilian clothes in the stands, although his teammates did not miss him in the eyes of the 5, there was a minor disappointment of the day. -38 They invaded Australia.

Argentina, the leader of the classification at the end of the regular season, supported by a large colony following, celebrated two consecutive tests, Joaquin Bellandini, the first very alive when attacking from the closed side from five meters. , started the tournament against Great Britain.

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Abi Bawatra closed the gap with a marker near the left flag, but Rodrigo Isgro extended the ‘Pumas’ lead once more before the break and second-half scores from German Schulz and Augustin Fraga made the final score 31-5.

Men’s Championship. First Day Results:

New Zealand, 26 – Fiji, 28

Ireland, 26 – South Africa, 21

Australia, 5 – France, 38

Argentina, 31 – Great Britain, 5.