Canada Comes Up Short In Final Leg With Uruguay

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    Montevideo, Uruguay – Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team has fallen to Uruguay 32-31 in the second and final leg of the 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifying series. With the loss, the final aggregate score sees the South Americas win 70-60 over Canada to secure the Americas 2 position.

    Canada will now look to book their spot in Japan for next year through a last-chance repechage tournament in November, with the details to be made public by World Rugby in the coming weeks.

    Scoring Recap:

    Canada:

    • Tries: ’11 DTH van der Merwe, ’24 Taylor Paris, ’69 Djustice Sears-Duru, ’80 DTH van der Merwe
    • Conversions: Brock Staller (1)
    • Penalties: ‘6, ‘39, ‘53 Brock Staller (3)

    Uruguay:  

    • Tries: ’33 Ignacio Dotti, ’41 Juan Manuel Cat, ’63 Andrés Vilaseca, ’73 Andrés Vilaseca
    • Conversions: Felipe Berchesi (3)
    • Penalties: ’36, ‘55 Felipe Berchesi (2) 

     

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