For the ninth round of the American Rugby Super League, Selknam defeated local Peñarol 27-17. It is the third time that these franchises have faced each other and, with today’s result, it is the Chilean team that dominates the record 2-1.
The first half, in which a short game, sharp and with the stellar participation of the forwards, the difference was achieved by those led by Nicolas Bruzzone through Matías Dittus.
The second stage did not have many emotions, although the situation changed towards the end of the meeting. First the yellow to Santiago Portillo and then the expulsion of Franco Velarde they let Selknam with a numerical handicap that was not wasted by Peñarol. William
Pujadas and Conrado Roura they managed to support the tries of the Uruguayan team to leave things five away and with a final play ahead.
However, in his attempt to come out playing from the bottom and with the desire to achieve a heroic victory, José Larenas intercepted the ball and he went straight to the ingoal to put an end to the game and seal the Chilean victory.