2017 World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge

Oceania Rugby, Fri Oct 6, 2017 9:22AM

World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge 2017

The Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 is under way with the “A” team tournament will running from 7-15 October at the Estadio Charrua, in Montevideo.

Click HERE for all the tournament news, results, statistics and reports.

The World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 will be a round robin, first-past-the-post tournament played across three rounds, contested by Argentina XV, USA Selects, Samoa A, Tonga A, Canada A and hosts, Uruguay A.  

The teams in Pool A will play the teams in Pool B once, with the tournament winner decided by the total number of competition points across the three rounds on 7, 11 and 15 October.

Pool A consists of Argentina XV, USA Selects and Tonga A while Uruguay A, Samoa A and Canada A make up Pool B.

Last year, Argentina XV won the inaugural World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, beating Fiji Warriors 27-26 in a dramatic final.


World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 Fixtures and Results:

Saturday, 7 October:

12:00 – USA Selects 26 v Samoa A 48 
14:00 – Argentina XV 71 v Canada A 17 
16:00 - Tonga A 25 v Uruguay A 34


Wednesday, 11 October:

12:00 - Tonga A 31 v Canada A 15
14:00 – Argentina A 85 v Samoa A  14
16:00 – USA Selects 49 v Uruguay A 36


Sunday, 15 October

12:00 – Tonga A 31 v Samoa A 28
14:00 - USA Selects 45 v Canada A 26
16:00 - Argentina XV 82  v Uruguay A 7


(All times local, GMT – 4)

Last updated: Monday October 16, 2017 11:01AM
Author: Greg Thomas