After the 7th round of the American Rugby Super League the official account of the tournament chose the team of the date which includes seven players from Olimpia Lions, four from Peñarol, two from Selknam and two from Jaguares XV.
The Paraguayan team achieved an important victory against the Chileans by 24-21 and Rodrigo Martínez, Martín Sitjar, Mariano Garcete Elli, Ignacio Inchauspe, Máximo Ledesma, Sebastián Urbieta and Martín Bogado were included for the winner. For their part, the trans-Andeans added Alfonso Escobar in the third line and Domingo Saavedra between the centers.
Peñarol’s 40-12 victory over Cobras XV allowed the Uruguayans to score four names in the team of the date: Facundo Gattas, Juan Marcos Chamyan, Santiago Civetta and Federico Favaro. For its part, the win by Jaguares XV led Franco Molina and Martín Bogado to the privileged group.
The ideal team of the date is the following:
1- Rodrigo Martínez (Olympia)
2- Facundo Gattas (Peñarol)
3- Martín Sijtar (Olympia)
4- Franco Molina (Jaguares XV)
5- Mariano Garcete Elli (Olympia)
6- Juan Marcos Chamyan (Peñarol)
7- Alfonso Escobar (Selknam)
8- Santiago Civetta (Peñarol)
9- Ignacio Inchauspe (Olympia)
10- Máximo Ledesma (Olympia)
11- Federico Favaro (Peñarol)
12- Sebastián Urbieta (Olympia)
13- Domingo Saavedra (Selknam)
14- Sebastián Cancelliere (Jaguares XV)
15- Martín Bogado (Olympia)