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.
Photo credit: Sergio Montenegro - Darkside Studio
AUSTRALIA’S oldest Rugby League club will play host to the two newest international teams, when Chile faces El Salvador at the Newtown Jets’ home of Henson Park on Saturday, June 11.
A LEGAL strip across the line with three seconds to spare has won Chile a thrilling final in the inaugural GYG Latino Rugby League Sevens.
At the culmination of the first all-Latin American tournament for the sport, Chile triumphed 14-10 against a gallant injury-struck Peru.