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.
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.
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.
By Matthew Brown, Date: 22/8/14
Chile is one of the newest nations being considered to debut as an international Rugby League team. Although they haven’t made their “official” introduction on the International stage, it is hoped in the foreseeable future that they will play.
In the spirit of promoting the international game, GYG Latin Heat Rugby League and the Newtown Jets have announced special tickets for those who attend the May 7 Pacific Test Double Header.