DESPITE the absence of eligible NRL talents Marcelo Montoya and Daniel Vasquez, Chile will still start favourite at the 2019 GYG Latino Rugby League 9s next Saturday.
Futbol a 13 Chile director, Ronald Soto Badilla, has revealed that he risked hunger to spread the sport, the South American nation the first to be included in World Cup qualifiers next week.
EMOTIONS ran high as Chile affirmed its top standing in the Latin American region in a drama-charged 32-12 final of the Primer Rugby League Campeonato LatinoAmericano.
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Through the hard work of our Australian-based volunteers and sponsors, Latin Heat has already raised more than $10,000 in donations to the operating costs of the first full 13-a-side Latin American Rugby League Championships in Chile in November.