The seven girls started on the right foot their participation in the repechage that takes place andn Monaco, for a place in the JJ.OO. from Tokyo. They beat Mexico with authority by a bulky 36-0 with Josefina Padellaro as a figure in the European midday by scoring 3 tries. On the second presentation they had to strive to achieve the victory against Samoa 15-12. With these two triumphs the Argentine girls have already qualified for the next stage.
Later, on Sunday they faced Russia, a team that took first place in the group after winning 41-7. The 12 female teams selected for the draw were divided into three groups of four teams. The best two teams in each group, as well as the two best third-parties according to the total number of points, will qualify for the knockout stages of the tournament. With two qualifying places for the Olympics, the two winners of the last matches will have their places for Tokyo.
ARGENTINA 7-41 RUSSIA (Sunday)
The Argentine girls suffered the power of one of the top candidates to stay with one of the two places for Tokyo. With tries from TIiron, Sozonova, Seredina (2), Zdrokova and Em (2), Russia was forceful before the selected one directed by Thomas Bongiorno who tried to react at the start of the second half with a conquest scored by Sofía González, but the European-Asian team reacted with more points and the match was already impossible to overcome for Argentina.
ARGENTINA 15-12 SAMOA (Saturday)
It was celebrated because it was suffered until the last second. A match that the Albiceleste girls had under control got out of hand but one minute from the end they were able to win it. They started well in the first half with the tries of Gimena Mattus and Sofía GonzálezHowever, Samoa discounted in the epilogue with Fiafia to leave the partial 10-5. In addition, the islanders played a quick penalty at 2´y Saelula Leulua turned the score around with the conversion of Peniamine. Josefina Padellaro had it but touched the touch line before supporting, however, revenge would come with the conquest of Ariana Pérez. There was one minute left and with one less the Argentine girls brought out their claw and they took the win.
ARGENTINA 36-0 MEXICO (Saturday)
They did not have greater inconveniences the Argentineans to win with the victory and in the first stage they managed to find the spaces to reach the ingoal. They never let the Mexicans enter the game that suffered each of the national attacks that with good handling and moving the ball managed to penetrate the weak defense of the Central Americans. With the partial 21-0, the second half was a procedure that allowed to feed the difference between both teams. The Argentine tries had an exclusive protagonist what was Josefina Padellaro, author of 3 tries in the victory. They also left his signature in the ingoal of Sofía González, Andrea Moreno and Yamila Otero. González also hit 3 conversions.