Tag: World Rugby Classic

Photos: South Africa Win World Rugby Classic

Photos: South Africa Win World Rugby Classic

Last night [Nov 16] South Africa claimed the 2013 Bermuda World Rugby Classic title after they defeated Argentina 14-7.South Africa took a 7 – 0 lead in the second minute when Heno Metz went over for a Try and then Percy Montgomery kicked a Conversion. In the 20th minute the score was level as Santiago Van Dar Ghotte went over for a Try and Federico... Read more of this article

Australia Win World Rugby Classic Plate Final

Australia Win World Rugby Classic Plate Final

Australia are the 2013 Bermuda World Rugby Classic Plate Final champions, following their 36-21 defeat of Canada last night [Nov 16]. Andrew Walker scored a Try in the 8th minute and when Gavin DeBartolo kicked the Conversion it gave Australia a 7 – 0 lead, in the 19th minute Australia went over for a Try to increase their lead as Ben Sangrove went... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Bermuda Rugby Classic Day #3

Photos/Results: Bermuda Rugby Classic Day #3

After being postponed the previous night due to inclement weather, the World Rugby Classic got back underway last night [Nov 14] with Argentina defeating the Classic Lions 7-3, and South Africa defeating the USA 47-7. Argentina 7 Classic Lions 3 Argentina came from behind to defeat the Classic Lions 7 – 3. The Classic Lions went ahead 3 – 0 in... Read more of this article

RenRe & Classic Lions Host Junior Rugby Day

RenRe & Classic Lions Host Junior Rugby Day

RenaissanceRe once again partnered with the Classic Lions to host a Junior Rugby Day for middle school students on November 13 at the National Sports Center. The event is part of the World Rugby Classic Bermuda. “For the second year in a row, we’re proudly sponsoring a Junior Rugby Day to give young Bermudians the chance to experience what rugby... Read more of this article

This Evening’s Rugby Classic Games Postponed

This Evening’s Rugby Classic Games Postponed

This evening’s [Nov 13] World Rugby Classic activities have been postponed due to the inclement weather, which has prompted the Bermuda Weather Service to issue a Thunderstorm Advisory and Gale Warning. The Plate Final was scheduled for tonight, and it appears it will be played on Friday. Anyone having passes for this evening will be able to use... Read more of this article

Rugby Classic Photos: South Africa & USA Win

Rugby Classic Photos: South Africa & USA Win

[Updated with 2nd slideshow] The second day of the Bermuda World Rugby Classic got underway on Monday [Nov 11] at the National Sports Center with a double-header, with France taking on South Africa and then the defending champions Australia matching up against the United States. Game #1: South Africa Defeat France 15-0 After a scoreless first half,... Read more of this article

Photos: First Night 2013 World Rugby Classic

Photos: First Night 2013 World Rugby Classic

A large crowd turned out at the National Sports Centre last night [Nov 9] as the World Rugby Classic got underway with two matches on the opening night. The Classic runs until Saturday November 16th, with teams from Argentina, Canada, France, South Africa, Australia, and the USA set all taking part.The first night saw two matches take place, with... Read more of this article

Argentina, Lions Win On Day #1 Of Rugby Classic

Argentina, Lions Win On Day #1 Of Rugby Classic

A large crowd turned out at the National Sports Centre last night [Nov 9] as the World Rugby Classic got underway. The opening night saw two matches take place, with Argentina defeating Canada, and the Classic Lions defeating Italy.Argentina 33 – Canada 20 Canada took the lead in the 4th minute when Derek Daypuck kicked a penalty to give them... Read more of this article

Photos: World Rugby Classic Crowds & More

Photos: World Rugby Classic Crowds & More

The World Rugby Classic kicked off on November 10th and ended on November 17th, with crowds making their way to the National Sports Center each night to watch the games and enjoy the party atmosphere. Teams from Australia, Argentina, Canada, Italy, France, South Africa, and the United States made their way to the island to compete in the event, which... Read more of this article

Photos: Australia Win 2012 World Rugby Classic

Photos: Australia Win 2012 World Rugby Classic

Australia walked away with the 2012 World Rugby Classic title last night [Nov 17] after defeating South Africa 15 – 5. After sustaining several minutes of pressure, Norman Jordan went over for a try in the 20th minute and gave South Africa the 5-0 lead, with Neil Cole missing the conversion. The fans would have to wait until the 41st minute before... Read more of this article


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