5 Uruguay 6 Colom­bia

Rugby World - - FRONT ROW -

The Amer­i­cas Pa­cific Chal­lenge kicks off in Mon­te­v­ideo on 6 Oc­to­ber, with the other match days 10 and 14 Oc­to­ber. The event in­volves A teams from Ar­gentina (the de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons), Canada, USA, Samoa, Tonga and Uruguay. Colom­bia not only won the in­au­gu­ral Amer­i­cas Rugby Chal­lenge but reached an all-time high in the world rank­ings of 36th. The hosts beat Paraguay 44-29 in the tour­na­ment de­cider at Es­ta­dio Cin­cuente­nario, while Mex­ico came third af­ter see­ing off Guyana 48-26 in their last match.

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