Bermuda Rugby Classic: Argentina & USA Win

November 11, 2018

Argentina successfully defended the Bermuda World Rugby Classic title they won a year ago at the National Sports Center following a 25 – 0 win over Ireland last night.

Argentina found themselves ahead 13 – 0 in the first half after Matias Albina went gone over for a try and Gonzalo Taboada kicked a conversion and 2 penalties.

Sebastian Crispo extended the Argentina lead to 18 – 0 with a try and when Taboada kicked the conversion it made the score 20 – 0.

Francisco Merello went over for Argentina right at the final whistle, making the final score 25 – 0 to the champions Argentina.

In the Plate Final, the USA stunned France with a try after just 54 seconds; Ed Pitts went over to make it 5 – 0, and Maximo de Achaval added the Conversion to extend the lead to 7 – 0.

Matt Turner scored the next try for USA and with de Achaval kicking the conversion the USA lead moved to 14 – 0.

Colin Hawley burst over for a try for the USA with time running out, and when de Achaval kicked the conversion to make it 21 – 0 the referee blew the match to an end.

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